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JavaScript Gulp Basics Welcome to Gulp.js Why Gulp?

why use gulp instead of grunt? Where does gulp excel over what grunt can do?

I've used grunt for a while now. I'm wondering if gulp has some functionality that grunt does not.

1 Answer

Colin Bell
Colin Bell
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Here is a good write up on it:

Gulp vs. Grunt


There are two main differences between Grunt and Gulp:

  1. Grunt focuses on configuration, while Gulp focuses on code

  2. Grunt was built around a set of built-in, and commonly used tasks, while Gulp came around with the idea of enforcing nothing, but how community-developed micro-tasks should connect to each other