The really awesome takeaways from this book are a much and section I would highlight. Writing customs tasks and multitasks, basics of node packages/plugins. Improving workflow and Adding arguments to commands via bash which is very useful for setting up different environments. This book also has a big listing of all the plugins you’ll want to use for all of the standard thing such as minification, local server, livereload, watch, etc. If you are new to any of those things they will be covered in depth as they are so vital to a front-end workflow.
The advanced section covers publishing one’s own grunt plugin and introduces how to set up continuous integration and unit testing. These just lightly skim the surface to show there is so much more that can be done with grunt than what is covered in this primer. However the section on publishing a grunt plugin via NPM is fully covered.
Overall I would say this is a great book for someone who has never used grunt before and even for someone who has a good working knowledge of grunt it’s very skim able for some new ways of approaching problems or some ways to customize you commands further by adding command line variables and building multitasks to further improve your grunt workflow.
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