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Grunt Cookbook by Jurie-Jan Botha

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Copying files

In our quest for ultimate project automation, it won't be long before we'll want to automate the copying of files or directories from one part of our project to another. The contrib-copy(0.5.0) plugin provides us with this functionality, along with some other options that become especially useful in the process of copying files.

Getting ready

In this example, we'll work with the basic project structure we created in the Installing Grunt on a project recipe in Chapter 1, Getting Started with Grunt. Be sure to refer to it if you are not yet familiar with its contents.

How to do it...

The following steps will take us through copying a single file from one directory to another.

  1. We'll start by installing the package that contains the contrib-copy ...

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