Monday, 10 November 2014

Grunt: Build Tool for Java Script

Grunt

Grunt is a powerful automation tool and task runner for Java Script based applications like MEAN stack. 

It is written in Node JS. We need Node JS's NPM to install Grunt command line tool.

Node JS is Server-side Java Script Framework.

NPM stands for Node Package Management

Like Java and Dot NET Developers use Ant, Maven and Gradle build tools for automating Java and Dot NET etc Based projects to improve developer productivity, UI Developers use Grunt as their build tool to automate JS-Based (JavaScript) projects.

Pre-requisites:

  • Install Node JS

Grunt uses gruntfile for configuration stuff. By default, this gruntfile name is 
Gruntfile.js.