The technology industry always goes through cycles where a new technology is introduced, adopted and mainstreamed. During the first two steps there is plenty of excitement over the new technology and there's easy money to be made as nobody really knows what it is.
Static HTML is a very safe method for hosting content with high performance and a high level of security. Static HTML obviously means generating a bunch of HTML files that will be served as is, without additional database or other tools.
The WordPress plugin Insert PHP allows users to embed WordPress into posts and pages. The code is annotated with [insert_php] in the rich text editor and the code is executed upon loading of the page with the PHP eval function.
Aurelia is a contemporary front end framework spearheaded by Rob Eisenberg, a former Angular2 team member. The project aims to deliver a front end framework similar to Angular, but different in implementation. Unlike React.js, a view library with a rich ecosystem, Aurelia provides a full stack solution for web application development.
Dan Abramov of Redux fame joined Facebook late in 2015. Since that he has continued work on interesting features and communicated actively on Twitter about React. Now he has worked on a command line tool that allows developers to bootstrap new React projects without drama.