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GulpJS is a Task/Build Runner. For more information on GulpJS you can visit there website
. GulpJS is different from other solutions out there (i.e. Grunt) for several reasons. I'm going to touch on some of those reasons and show some example gulpjs files below:
Streaming Through Pipes
Gulp uses node streams
. In a quick way, what this means and the benefit to us is that we can pass data straight from one task to another. This is one way in which GulpJS differs from another task runner like Grunt.
) and then minify that file to a new file (lets say minify.js
). When this process is done you have a leftover file that was written to disk (concat.js
) that you must now go and delete.