Grunt vs Gulp – Beyond the Numbers

Speed comparison between Grunt and the aforementioned Gulp All Gulp plugins are just duplex streams that read in data and output data. Everything can be processed in memory, with the output of one stream piped as input to another. Much like Unix pipes. This gives Gulp a huge speed advantage over Grunt, because I/O is […]

Gulp – The streaming build system

gulp.task(‘sass’, function() { return gulp.src(‘src/styles/main.scss’) .pipe(sass({ style: ‘compressed’ })) .pipe(autoprefixer(‘last 2 version’, ‘safari 5’, ‘ie 8’, ‘ie 9’, ‘opera 12.1’, ‘ios 6’, ‘android 4’)) .pipe(gulp.dest(‘dist/assets/css’)) }); Gulp is a build system and performs tasks such as the ones we do using Grunt: minify, concat, prefix, uglify, etc. Main difference: Gulp allows you to input your […]