VSCode task to upload Hugo to S3

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If you want a bit more automated way how to upload public/ folder to AWS s3, check this tasks.json:

  "version": "2.0.0",
  "tasks": [
      "label": "S3 deploy",
      "type": "shell",
      "command": "hugo --minify && aws s3 sync public/ ${input:s3bucket} --delete --exclude \"*css\" --exclude \"*.js\" --exclude \"*.png\" --exclude \"*.jpg\" --exclude \"*.woff\" && echo '--- s3 upload with cache-control: ---' && aws s3 cp public/ ${input:s3bucket} --recursive --exclude \"*\"  --include \"*css\" --include \"*.js\" --include \"*.png\" --include \"*.jpg\" --include \"*.webp\" --include \"*.woff\" --cache-control \"max-age=31536000\"",
      "group": "build",
      "problemMatcher": []
  "inputs": [
      "id" : "s3bucket",
      "type" : "promptString",
      "description" : "S3 bucket variable",
      "default": "<enter-name-of-your-s3-bucket>",

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2. May 2020
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