Why Hugo?

As I’ve pointed out a few times this site is powered by Hugo. In this post I’m going to try to point out some of the pros and cons, so lets get into it.

To paraphrase Douglas Adams:

“The static site generator landscape is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly hugely mindbogglingly big it is. I mean you may think it’s daunting choosing a web framework, but that’s just peanuts to the static site generator landscape.”

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How To Integrate Instagram Into Your Hugo Website

This is a quick tutorial to teach you how to integrate your Instagram feed into your hugo site. To keep things nice and simple I’ve created a demo theme to get you started, which you can see running here.

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How To Integrate Last.fm Into Your Hugo Website

This is a quick tutorial to teach you how to integrate your Last.fm feed into your hugo site. To keep things nice and simple I’ve created a demo theme to get you started, which you can see running here.

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Alpine-Hugo-Git-Bash Docker Image

I use wercker to automatically deploy this site. One of the nice things about wercker is that it allows for you use docker images in your builds. To keep build time to a minimum I’ve created a docker image with all the tools I need to build this site. Namely: Hugo Bash (included bash to ensure compatibility with available wercker steps) Git The Dockerfile itself is nothing shocking:

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Alpine-Hugo-Surge.sh-Git-Bash Docker Image

I use wercker to automatically deploy this site. One of the nice things about wercker is that it allows for you use docker images in your builds. To keep deployment time to a minimum I’ve created a docker image with all the tools I need to build and deploy this site. Namely: Hugo Surge.sh client Bash (included bash to ensure compatibility with available wercker steps) Git The Dockerfile itself is nothing shocking:

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