Getting Started with Gulp

Gulp is a fast and powerful JavaScript task runner that is built upon the node.js platform. It allows you to create tasks that can automate common workflow processes. Gulp.js is comparatively new and has been developed keeping in mind the issues that developers have encountered with Grunt. Getting Started with Gulp introduces you to the world of building and testing JavaScript applications using gulp. This book is a hands-on guide to get you up to speed with gulp. It will instill you with the ability to automate several common development tasks to vastly improve your development workflow. It will get you started with gulp quickly and efficiently, providing you with core concepts of gulp, node.js, and npm. 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. If you are a developer who is new to build systems and task runners but have had prior experience with web development, then this book is the right choice for you. You need to have some basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Author: Travis Maynard

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