Hugo vs. Jekyll: Why I Choose Jekyll (FreeBSD)Written by: Donovan / Last updated: Oct 11, 2022
If you can handle the incessant coughing (sorry - I had major allergies living in California!), this one is for the Hugo guys.
A lot of people recommended (Go) Hugo as a better alternative to Jekyll after my last video so I decided this past week to jump into it and compare the two.
Here are the things I like about Hugo:
- Speed of build time.
- Asset pipelines in the template.
Things I don’t like about Hugo:
- Slightly more confusing structure compared to Jekyll
- Templating is a steeper learning curve
UPDATE: Since making this video and spending more time with Hugo, I now much prefer Hugo. This website has been redeveloped with Hugo from the ground up. As far as traditional SSG’s go, it’s frankly unbeatable.
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