I’m using Hugo to create this blog from a theme and Markdown files from VS Code. It has worked really well for me. At first, I started by generating the site locally and pushing it using WinScp through FTP to my web server.
I quickly got tired of manually copying the files, so I decided to “rub some DevOps on it” with Visual Studio Team Services as Donovan Brown likes to say (#RubDevOpsOnIt).
First, I added the exe to my Git repository on VSTS along with the code. Then, I run the
hugo.exe -d deploy command.
The build triggers on commits to master.
I’m using Microsoft’s Release Management to send my files through FTP using SSH to get to my web host. This has a Continous Deployment trigger set on the Artifact Source.
The build and the release only take about a minute to complete.
That’s all I had to do to have continuous deployment for my Hugo blog!
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