Switching to Hugo

This blog was previously built around Wordpress around 2010. However, things have really changed since then. Storage has become so cheap that it really doesn’t make sense to have a server rendering posts.

There are quite a few options when it comes to static sites. It came down to a choice of three runtimes:

I tried installing Ruby awhile ago, but I kept running into errors. Since I wanted this be really straightforward, and the bad taste was still in my mouth, I decided to pass on Jekyll.

Javascript has NPM, which is really good for some things, but not exactly what I want to depend on over time, as I keep adding pages.

Golang is really nice as Hugo is just a single executable. Installing is really easy, and the dependencies are all inside.

Hugo it is!

This was also a good opportunity for me to cull a lot of posts that just don’t make sense anymore.

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