Thinking about cooking up the next Smashing Magazine? Maybe you’re looking for front-end tools to build a new kind of JAMstack site? Perhaps you’ve just decided to taking a breather from building with React and Angular for a bit. Whatever the reason you just landed on an awesome list. And it’s chock-full of open goodies for developers to build websites with.
So you found out how Smashing Magazine got 10x faster and want to create your own JAMstack website with Hugo. If so, you’re in luck because I’m going to show you how to do it using Amazon Web Services so you don’t end up paying through the nose for hosting or locked into a provider which might disappear.
Many are familiar with the idea of static site generators like Jekyll and why they should use them. But Jekyll isn’t the only SSG out there. In fact, there are literally hundreds of SSGs guaranteed to give you analysis paralysis. With so many to choose from it can be difficult to decide which to use.