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Low dependency static site generators

Aug 23, 2019

This humble site is generated by a static site generator, SSG. It is of a class of static site generators with minimal dependencies. On a clean OpenBSD install, it will just work. To optionally generate content from Markdown files, you can install lowdown(1) from ports.

The setup for this site opts for plain HTML over Markdown. The dev process looks like this:

Other static site generators aiming to use minimal dependencies/core UNIX utilities are:

Expose, bashblog, Jenny, SKF, blog.sh, Zodiac

More on these will be added shortly