When comparing Hugo vs Code Editor, the Slant community recommends Hugo for most people. In the question“What are the best blogging platforms?” Hugo is ranked 1st while Code Editor is ranked 10th. The most important reason people chose Hugo is:
Code can be viewed [on GitHub](http://github.com/spf13/hugo).
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Open-source and free
Code can be viewed on GitHub.
Pro Single Binary - Cross Platform
Pro No dependencies
All other SSGs expect you to have a full toolchain setup for their language. Hugo is written in Go and distributed as an executable for unix, linux, windows and mac. Just download and run.
Pro Clean workflow
Create your new site, run the Hugo server, edit. Lather, rinse, repeat. Hugo stays out of the way.
Pro Good documentation
Pro Many themes available
Pro Draft mode
Allows you to see changes in real time.
Pro Very active community
Pro Easy to add new content types, data files, and taxonomies
Pro Work Space
Open multiple files and folder and edit all opened files simultaneously.
Pro Preview your HTML code
You can preview your HTML code, load images, music etc. This works perfectly.
Pro Support all common programming languages