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BitBalloon vs Netlify: What are the differences?

Developers describe BitBalloon as "The ultimate static site hosting platform". BitBalloon deploys static sites from development to production in one step. Sites are automatically compressed, cached and pushed to a CDN. Any forms on the site will automatically work BitBalloon is 100% programmable, everything from deployment to form handling can be controlled through the API.

White label reseller options are available for using BitBalloon as a site publishing engine inside 3rd party authoring tools.. On the other hand, Netlify is detailed as "Build, deploy and host your static site or app with a drag and drop interface and automatic delpoys from GitHub or Bitbucket". Netlify is smart enough to process your site and make sure all assets gets optimized and served with perfect caching-headers from a cookie-less domain. We make sure your HTML is served straight from our CDN edge nodes without any round-trip to our backend servers and are the only ones to give you instant cache invalidation when you push a new deploy. Netlify is also the only static hosting service with integrated continuous deployment.

BitBalloon and Netlify belong to "Static Web Hosting" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by BitBalloon are:

  • Performance optimization
  • form processing
  • zapier integration

On the other hand, Netlify provides the following key features:

  • Global Network
  • Global Network
  • Instant Cache Validation
Decisions about BitBalloon and Netlify
Howie Zhao
Full Stack Engineer at yintrust · | 7 upvotes · 143.1K views

We use Netlify to host static websites.

The reasons for choosing Netlify over GitHub Pages are as follows:

  • Netfily can bind multiple domain names, while GitHub Pages can only bind one domain name
  • With Netfily, the original repository can be private, while GitHub Pages free tier requires the original repository to be public

In addition, in order to use CDN, we use Netlify DNS.

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