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Grunt Cookbook by Jurie-Jan Botha

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Using files in a task

Tasks are commonly required to access a specific set of files, either using the data they contain, or altering it in some way. Grunt provides a uniform way of specifying sets of files using the src, dest, and files properties that can be used at either the task or target levels.

Getting ready

In this example, we'll be working 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.

If any of the steps in this recipe seem hard to follow, be sure to check out the Creating a multi-task recipe provided earlier in this chapter.

How to do it...

The following steps will take us through creating ...

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