Building a Speedy Static Blog - Hugo, Stack and Firebase Hosting

Credit: chuttersnap via Unsplash

Credit: chuttersnap via Unsplash

 

Ever since I noticed that web hosting was part of Firebase’s offering I wanted to give it a go - CDN hosting with a free tier, who could say no to that?. A couple of months ago I impulse-bought a front-end library called Stack but being the lazy Wordpress-loving guy I am, I never even considered that I could build a blog using it. After finding out about Hugo, a really well optimised CMS for building static websites, I finally connected the dots and the result is this blog.

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