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What is Pelican? A static site generator, written in Python, that requires no database or server-side logic. Pelican is a static site generator that supports Markdown and reST syntax. Write your weblog entries directly with your editor of choice (vim!) in reStructuredText or Markdown.

What is Punch? A simple, intuitive web publishing framework that will delight both designers and developers. Punch allows you to use boilerplates to quickly setup a site, write minimal templates with Mustache, and create flexible site structures with inheritable layouts and partials.

Pelican and Punch can be primarily classified as "Static Site Generators" tools.

Pelican and Punch are both open source tools. It seems that Pelican with 8.89K GitHub stars and 1.58K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Punch with 1.2K GitHub stars and 104 GitHub forks.

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Pros of Pelican
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    Open source
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    Jinja2
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    Implemented in Python
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    Easy to deploy
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    Plugability
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    RestructuredText and Markdown support
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    Easy to customize
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    Can run on Github pages
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    What is Pelican?

    Pelican is a static site generator that supports Markdown and reST syntax. Write your weblog entries directly with your editor of choice (vim!) in reStructuredText or Markdown.

    What is Punch?

    Punch allows you to use boilerplates to quickly setup a site, write minimal templates with Mustache, and create flexible site structures with inheritable layouts and partials.

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