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Grunt Cookbook by Jurie-Jan Botha

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Fetching a single URL

If you're working on web-based projects, you'll probably want to download something at some point. Downloading a file is quite a simple operation, but automating it can save you a significant amount of time in the long run.

We'll make use of the relatively popular curl (2.0.2) plugin to download a resource from the Internet. The curl task is provided by this plugin to download single 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 using the OpenWeatherMap API to download the ...

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