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HTML5 Boilerplate Web Development by Divya Manian

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Using the Node build script

The Node build script is different from the Ant build script in the following two ways:

  • It installs universally and does not need to be copied from one project to the other.
  • All projects should be initialized with the Node build script. It is significantly more troublesome to add it on to a project that is already underway.

The Node build script requires Node, so verify you have Node installed by entering the following command:

node -v

If you do not have Node already, you can install it from nodejs.org/ (or by using package manager from github.com/joyent/node/wiki/Installing-Node.js-via-package-manager.

Grunt

Grunt (gruntjs.com/) is a Node-based command-line build tool on which this Node build script is based. The Node build ...

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