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Framework: React Static

I have been using my own simple SSG for 2 years now. But new tools have - obviously - emerged in the static sites space. Should I rebuild my site with React Static?

This decision-record was published on


Status Replaced

Replaced by Rebuild with Astro because React Static is in maintenance mode now.

Alongside this Framework, I had also invested quite a bit in

☝️ all of the above now replaced with the migration to Astro.

Why

At the time, I selected React Static over Gatsby because:

  • non-opinionated, pure React
  • easy to use any data source
  • implicit and explicit code & data splitting
  • typescript entry point
  • typescript compiler using tslint.json

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