DistorteD VS wowchemy-hugo-themes

Compare DistorteD vs wowchemy-hugo-themes and see what are their differences.


Ruby multimedia toolkit with deep Jekyll integration 🧪 (by okeeblow)


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DistorteD wowchemy-hugo-themes
9 4
13 6,955
- 1.7%
7.1 8.6
17 days ago 24 days ago
GNU Affero General Public License v3.0 MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of DistorteD. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-12-23.
  • News for Ruby 3.2.0
    2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 23 Dec 2022
    Here's one that sounds like exactly the sort of example you had in mind: https://github.com/okeeblow/DistorteD/tree/NEW%E2%80%85SENSA...

    Disclaimer: mine :)

  • Ruby adds a new core Data class to represent immutable value objects
    2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 29 Nov 2022
    This is the use-case for me. Here's an actual example of a Struct I will probably convert to Data in the file-identification library I've been working on. Right now they just have their `#to_a` overridden to disable some of their annoying automatic Enumerable behavior: https://github.com/okeeblow/DistorteD/blob/dd2a99285072982d3...
  • Fun with File Formats
    6 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 13 Dec 2021
    In addition to this resource and UK's equivalent (PRONOM/DROID, also mentioned in the linked post), I've found ArchiveTeam's wiki to be very useful for obscure file format details: http://fileformats.archiveteam.org/

    The `shared-mime-info` database from freedesktop-dot-org is probably more worthy of contribution than these government-backed databases, at least in terms of number-of-end-users. New type definitions in their database will improve the entire Linux/BSD ecosystem (both desktop and server!) because it's consumed not only by fd.o's own `update-mime-database` utility but by many language-specific type-identification libraries too https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xdg/shared-mime-info/-/blob/m...

    …including (shameless plug) the new Ractor-based Ruby type library I've been working on in the wake of the `mimemagic` drama earlier this year: https://github.com/okeeblow/DistorteD/tree/NEW%E2%80%85SENSA...

  • Building a Personal Website in 2021
    9 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 16 May 2021
    I considered switching to Hugo a while back but ended up sticking with Jekyll for the extensibility, like a few others have said. I'm particularly interested in image thumbnailing and format conversion since so many of my posts are image-heavy. I often found that to be my biggest and most frequent barrier to writing since plain text only goes so far on the modern web.

    In Hugo, every solution I've seen uses a custom shortcode or custom Markdown image template-rendering hook along with Hugo's build-in image resizing. Many posts even suggest converting image resources to different formats with an external tool. It does seem like the image handling situation in Hugo is improving since it just gained WebP processing support in addition to JPEG: https://gohugo.io/news/0.83.0-relnotes/

    Jekyll plugins offer way more power than a shortcode ('include' in Jekyll-speak) can, like how the author of the OP is using Jekyll-Picture-Tag. I've been working on my own similar plugin to handle converting and embedding my site's images, videos, SVGs, PDFs, text files, fonts and weird retro computer formats, etc. For example I can embed an SVG using standard Markdown syntax like `![](somediagram.svg)` and get a tag with the SVG plus rasterized JPG+WebP+AVIF+whatever at multiple sizes all totally seamlessly: https://github.com/okeeblow/DistorteD

    Very happy the existence of Hugo lit a fire under the Jekyll team to work on speed though :)

  • Zola, A fast static site generator in a single binary
    11 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 5 Mar 2021
    > It works at first, but you end up wanting to design your own custom SSG once you run up against something that goes against your mental model of how things should work.

    There is a middle ground. I hit this point in Jekyll when I wanted Insanely Great image thumbnailing that no extant Jekyll plugin could provide, ended up writing my own tool to do that, but didn't want to duplicate the rest of Jekyll's functionality too. It's kiiinda hacky and I probably should propose the interface changes upstream if I keep doing this, but a very light monkey-patch lets my tool pretend to be a Jekyll::StaticFile that just happens to write out many separate files: https://github.com/okeeblow/DistorteD/blob/master/DistorteD-...


Posts with mentions or reviews of wowchemy-hugo-themes. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-12-02.
  • Devs, qual um domínio barato para hospedar meu portfólio em ReactJs?
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/brasil | 2 Dec 2022
  • Hugo Academic Custom CSS
    3 projects | reddit.com/r/gohugo | 17 Nov 2022
    Have seen similar reports in the past about Academic, such as https://discourse.gohugo.io/t/hugo-academic-adapting-old-hero-widget-css-custom-code/31611 and the related https://github.com/wowchemy/wowchemy-hugo-themes/discussions/2213 (and this particular oddity illustrates perfectly why growing numbers of Hugo afficionados think the “themes-first” approach of Hugo documentation is flawed) — but, of course, none of that helps you now. Does your project have a public repository for viewing, since the Academic documentation is (as you say) unhelpful?
  • wowchemy-hugo-themes VS ough-hugo - a user suggested alternative
    2 projects | 19 Apr 2022
  • Building a Personal Website in 2021
    9 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 16 May 2021
    If you're building a personal website from scratch in 2021 (especially a blog), I strongly recommend Hugo over Jekyll. I had used Jekyll for a decade and very often hit random quirks that have been completely eliminated with modern Hugo. However, there's a bit of a migration process if you are moving from Jekyll to Hugo despite both being Markdown-based blogs.

    If you want a more advanced framework for a personal website, I recommend Wowchemy (https://wowchemy.com/) on top of Hugo, which gives the tools needed out-of-the-box like lazy loading/SEO/object-oriented collections, albeit with a massive learning curve.

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