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Deploying a Hugo Blog with Amazon CodeCatalyst

2023-03-09 12 min read AWS Hugo CI/CD CodeCatalyst Simon

CI/CD pipelines are an integral part of any developer’s toolset these days. They monitor code and when changes occur, automatically carry out a pre-defined set of actions, typically creating a build environment, and maybe running some tests before deploying the code.

Several tools can host these pipelines, and an important part of the work I do with GlobalLogic UK&I is being able to advise clients on which solutions might be best suited to their needs, and how to implement them.

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Hosting a Hugo static website in AWS

2023-03-07 8 min read AWS Terraform Hugo Simon
This post is part of a series about hosting a static website, and I’ll be talking about the infrastructure needed to host the website in AWS, and how to deploy via infrastructure as code (IaC). In this post, we’ll use Terraform to describe the infrastructure we want to deploy Our infrastructure I use Hugo to run this blog - it generates static HTML pages based on files written with Markdown which means that I don’t need to worry about running servers. Continue reading