Writing a modern web app these days can sometimes feel like a tedious process; frameworks, boilerplates, abstractions, dependency management, build processes..the list of requirements for a front-end workflow appears to grow each year. What if however, you could automate a lot of this?
Extensive set of slides by Addy Osmani. Solid gold for those wanting to start with Grunt, Yeoman, Bower, etc. Also mentions quite a few handy tools.