Grunt Cookbook

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  • Automate CSS generation
  • Manage asynchronous work inside a task
  • Automate HTML and CSS template compilation
  • Manage entire web applications using Grunt
  • Automate various levels of testing
  • Build and publish custom tasks and plugins
  • Automate CoffeeScript and LiveScript code compilation

A web application can quickly turn into a complex orchestration of many smaller components, each one requiring its own bit of maintenance. Grunt allows you to automate all the repetitive tasks required to get everything working together by using JavaScript, the most popular programming language.

Grunt Cookbook offers a host of easy-to-follow recipes for automating repetitive tasks in your web application's development, management, and deployment processes. This book will introduce you to methods that can be used to automate basic processes and your favorite tools. By following the recipes, you will soon be comfortable using Grunt to perform a wide array of advanced tasks in a range of different scenarios.

  • Describes how to implement automation solutions for common web application development tasks
  • Explores configuration variations that are available to the plugins used in each recipe
  • A practical guide with clear and concise instructions to build entire web applications easily using Grunt.js
Page Count 286
Course Length 8 hours 34 minutes
ISBN 9781783286515
Date Of Publication 28 Jun 2015


Jurie-Jan Botha

Jurie-Jan Botha has been immersed in the computer programming world from a very early age. He taught himself by working his way through textbooks and later (when it became available) through the Internet. Being involved in a variety of projects, such as games, content management, and telecoms systems, throughout his career has provided him with a fairly good insight into selecting the right tools for the job and making optimal use of them. He's been using Grunt extensively for the past 3 years and is looking forward to using it in the foreseeable future.