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TPDP Episode #27: Static Website Generation with Hugo

I am pleased to announce that the latest episode of the Polyglot Developer Podcast has been published and is now available on all of the major podcast networks!

As many of you know, The Polyglot Developer is a static website composed of strictly HTML, JavaScript and CSS. There is no backend technology, no database, nothing dynamic, and as a result it is fast, cheap to operate, and easy to maintain.

This episode, Static Website Generation with Hugo, will shed some light into static site generation and how it differs and is advantageous over the popular alternatives such as WordPress and Drupal.

There are many static site generators available, but the focus of this episode is on Hugo, a popular generator because of its speed and functionality. To talk about Hugo, the core maintainer of the open source project, Bjørn Erik Pedersen, is on the show.

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Launch The Web Browser In A NativeScript Mobile App

With my Telerik NativeScript adventures pressing on, I ran into an obstacle that took me quite some time to figure out. I wanted to launch a URL from within my application in the iOS and Android system web browser. It wasn’t obvious in the documentation at the time of writing this, but after a lot of trial and error, I figured it out.

In this guide we’re going to look at launching URLs in a web browser from our NativeScript application.

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