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Front-End Tooling with Gulp, Bower, and Yeoman by Stefan Baumgartner

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Part 1. A modern workflow for web applications

This first part is dedicated to front-end development workflows and tooling. In these chapters, you’ll learn about the daily challenges a front-end developer has to face, and will implement a workflow to overcome those challenges by using three tools.

Chapter 1 introduces the proposed workflow and details which types of tools are necessary to manage all the tasks ahead.

Chapter 2 starts with the first tool: the build tool, Gulp. With Gulp, you’ll set up automation for testing as well as compilation for JavaScript and CSS files.

Chapter 3 builds on the tasks from chapter 2 and organizes them in execution chains. Additionally, you’ll set up a live-reloading development server, which updates the ...

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