Goodbye Jekyll, Hello Metalsmith!
While I love the simplicity of Jekyll for generating static Web sites from markup documents, the fact that Jekyll is built on Ruby and its respective ecosystem has been giving me increasing frustration. The reason for the growing frustration comes down to this:
A Ruby app is a bait and switch.
Looking at the code itself, the language has an apparent elegance to it (I mean, if you factor out all of that OO nonsense).