Learn Gulp, The Streaming Build System
What you'll learn
- Explain what Gulp is and what it should be used for
- Install Gulp and Install Gulp Plugins on their workstation
- Seek out and install new Gulp plugins as required
- Use Gulp from the Command Line
- Write a custom Gulpfile for whatever task is required
- Automate a whole project using a personally created Gulpfile
- Students will need a PC or Mac with Node.js installed to code along in the hands-on demos, but nothing is required to watch
This comprehensive course covers everything a developer needs to know to effectively use Gulp in day-to-day situations and in the workplace.
We will cover all main Gulp topics in this series, including what Gulp is, Installation, Plugins and automating a project using a Gulpfile.
You will learn:
• How to install Gulp on your Mac or PC
• How to run Gulp from the command line and use the Gulp command-line arguments
• How Gulp works and when you should use it
• About various essential Gulp plugins including gulp-less, gulp-concat and gulp-uglify
• How to run Gulp tasks in sequence
• How to run Gulp tasks automatically when certain files are updated
• How to write a fully-fledged Gulpfile to manage a complex project
Gulp is a very powerful and easy-to-use tool. By taking this tutorial series, you will be able to use Gulp in all your day-to-day projects. You will understand how to write a Gulpfile, what plugins to download, and how to configure them using the Gulp API.
Who this course is for:
- This course is ideal for someone who already knows Grunt, Make, Rake, etc
- Perfect for anyone working on large Web development projects, especially those using Gulp
Known in development circles as “the Code Whisperer," Daniel Stern has been believed to possess a supernatural connection to computers ever since he talked the supercomputer Deep Blue off the roof of a twelve-story St. Petersburg apartment building, following its shameful loss to Gary Kasparov.
He can often be found singing softly to his tablet, or gently caressing his aluminum keyboard in his arms.
Daniel has been working as a front end and full stack developer in the tech industry since 2011. He's developed single-page applications for banks like CIBC, charities like the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, and at ad agencies like McLaren McCann, TraffikGroup and Olson. Throughout his labors, he's worked on computer programming in his spare time because, well, he's obsessed with it.
In addition to being trusted by the open source community to develop top-quality, functional code, Daniel has also been invited to speak at numerous conferences including Full Stack Conference 2014 in London, England.
Daniel is an active learner and very passionate about the following technologies,
- Many, many, many more