For a project to make use of the Grunt framework, it will require the installation of its libraries and the setting up a bare minimum configuration file. The libraries provide the framework and tools required by all Grunt plugins, and the configuration file provides a starting point from which we can start loading plugins and adjusting their behavior.
It's usually a good idea for a project to be packaged in a way to help keep track of dependencies, binaries, scripts, maintainers, and other important information. The standard package format for Node.js-based projects is CommonJS.
To find out more about CommonJS, you can take a look at its specification at the following URL: