At this point, we have Node.js along with npm installed on our machine. We have the npm module
grunt-cli installed globally, providing us with the
grunt executable. We understand the basic premise of how modules work in Node.js and we know how to find and install modules from npm. Lastly, we understand the purpose of the
package.json file and the
Gruntfile.js file. In the next chapter, we will learn how to create our own tasks using Grunt.