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What is BitBalloon? 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..

What is Surge? Static web publishing for Front-End Developers. Surge makes it easy for developers to deploy projects to a production-quality CDN through Grunt, Gulp, npm.

BitBalloon and Surge can be categorized as "Static Web Hosting" tools.

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Pros of BitBalloon
Pros of Surge
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    Forms handling
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    Free
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    Easy to set up
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    Gulp/grunt integration
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    Free plan
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    Simple
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    Free custom domain support
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    Deployment via command line
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    Smart about urls
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    Fast
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    Automatic urls based on filenames
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    404 status page based on 404.html
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    Free ssl

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Cons of BitBalloon
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      No free redirects

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    What is BitBalloon?

    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.

    What is Surge?

    Surge makes it easy for developers to deploy projects to a production-quality CDN through Grunt, Gulp, npm.

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        What are some alternatives to BitBalloon and Surge?
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        Netlify
        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.
        GitHub Pages
        Public webpages hosted directly from your GitHub repository. Just edit, push, and your changes are live.
        Vercel
        A cloud platform for serverless deployment. It enables developers to host websites and web services that deploy instantly, scale automatically, and require no supervision, all with minimal configuration.
        Webflow
        Webflow is a responsive design tool that lets you design, build, and publish websites in an intuitive interface. Clean code included!
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