I’m an adept of a Credo of Phoenix approach when we talk about infrastructure design: Whatever you build should have an ability to be rebuilt with no-to-minimal effort over and over again by anyone or anything with sufficient permissions.
I’ve been a “Wordpress does the trick” guy. But only until recently, when I’ve started hearing more and more about static website generators, such as Hugo, Jekyll, Gatsby and others, which are, apparently, taking over the webpage space.
I’ve used Jekyll before, so I am very familiar with the static generator concept, but I haven’t expected it to pick up it’s popularity so fast, that even big companies and communities, such as kubernetes.io, datadog.com and many others would actually use it as a part of their marketing and branding efforts.
So I decided to give it a try. I had a personal profile page on about.me, which became a great candidate for transplantation. In addition to it I was aspiring to recover my blogging habit, aka “Second Head” style blog, which used to be hosted on Wordpress and had gone south since.