The beauty of open source is “Oh, let me just download that package and I can do amazing things!”. The reality is “ok, I downloaded it, and I got the ‘hello world’ example working. But now to actually get it to do what I want in the environment that I want takes like…now 30 hours? Just one more bug and I’ll finally give up…” Bugs I hit: I hit a lot of bugs when building my Leaflet tutorial.
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This blog will outline what I see as differences between Hugo and Jekyll, some benefits and drawbacks of using Netlify vs. GitHub pages to host, and how to launch the Hugo Tranquilpeak theme from scratch. Why Hugo? One of my first posts was about blogging with Jekyll hosted on GitHub. About six months after writing that post, I hit a few bugs trying to debug it and got frustrated because I had already forgotten all of what I binge-learned earlier.
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Bryan Whiting

father, innovator, data scientist

Data Scientist

Washington, D.C.