Resource: Introducing staticAid, a Static Site Generator for Archival Description

A recent trend in web development (first brought to my attention at this year’s edUI conference) is a renewed interest in building static websites because they’re faster, more secure, allow for more transparent versioning of content, and are more maintainable over time than CMS-backed systems. With staticAid, I’ve tried to apply those ideas to archival description: JSON files generated via ArchivesSpace’s REST API are rendered as HTML with Jekyll.

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