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Video Course JavaScript Task Runners: Grunt & Gulp

by Ryan Irelan

$14.99

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Automate your web development workflow with task runners. In this course learn 2 task runners over 10 videos and 90 minutes of learning.

It’s time to redo your web development workflow with a JavaScript task runner. This course will cover both Grunt and Gulp, two popular task runners for web development.

Over ten videos you will learn everything you need to get started using both Grunt and Gulp in your next web development project.

Here’s an intro to the course:


And now some more detail on what we’ll cover:

Grunt

  • Introduction to Grunt
  • Review the Gruntfile.js file so you know what’s what and how it works
  • Installing Node.js and the Grunt Command Line tool.
  • Installing Grunt in the project
  • Basics of using NPM (Node Package Manager) to install Grunt plugins
  • Creating and managing dependencies in the package.json file
  • Creating tasks in Grunt to: convert Sass to CSS, “uglify” JavaScript, watch files for changes, and clean up generated files.

Gulp

  • Introduction to Gulp.js
  • Review the Gulpfile.js file so you know what’s what and how it works
  • Installing Gulp via NPM
  • Creating tasks in Gulp to: convert Sass to CSS, “uglify” JavaScript, watch files for changes, and clean up generate files.

The course is broken up into 10 videos and spans more than 90 minutes of training. All of the sample code is available to download.

At the end of the course you’ll have a comfortable understanding of both tools and the ability to implement them in your next project.

Ryan Irelan

About Ryan Irelan

Ryan is the founder of Mijingo and former Vice President of Technology at Happy Cog where he helped manage web projects for some of the most prominent brands in the world. Ryan has authored numerous courses for people who build for the web. He's covered topics like Git, Craft CMS, website deployments, and more. Ryan also authored the first book on ExpressionEngine 2.

JavaScript Task Runners: Grunt & Gulp

$14.99

What is the difficulty level?

This course is a beginner level introduction to both Grunt and Gulp. The course is ideal for web developers, web designers and front-end developers.

How long is the course?

This course is an approximately 90 minutes and spans 10 videos.

Where do I get the code written during the course?

It's available at the Code Downloads page. Look for the name of this course and download. Unzip the file and you're ready!

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