Getting Started with Gulp – Second Edition

Key FeaturesGain a solid understanding of gulp to write your own custom tasks from scratchDiscover ways to add additional functionality to improve your tasksGet up and running with the new features added to the latest version of gulp with this bookBook DescriptionThis book is a hands-on guide to get you up to speed with gulp. You will quickly learn how to install, configure, and run Gulp. It will instill you with the ability to automate several common development tasks to vastly improve your development workflow. This book first demonstrates various Gulp use cases before running through the steps of configuring, running, and customizing Gulp, providing you with core concepts of gulp, node.js, and npm. The book will help you understand the changes which have been made to the latest version of gulp 4.0 such as task system changes, CLI changes and vinyl-fs changes.By the end of this book, you will be able to create your very own gulp environments from scratch, create and maintain tasks and project builds, and automate your workflow with plugins and custom tasks.What you will learnHow to use a command-line interface.Learn about gulp, Node.js, and npm and how they work together.Create a gulpfile from scratch and implement it into a project.Write basic tasks that will concatenate, minify, compress, and pre-process your files.Write advanced tasks that will run a local server, communicate file changes to your browser, and allow you to write your client side JavaScript using Node.js.

Author: Travis Maynard

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