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HTML5 Boilerplate Web Development by Divya Manian

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Chapter 7. Automate Deployment With the Build Script

We are ready to deploy our site! But before we do that, we should ensure we minimize all our scripts and optimize the images, so that these pages load as quickly as possible anywhere in the world. We can automate these tasks by executing a script on the command line. Let us look at the options we have.

The build script

Once you are done with your project, you would like to generate files that strip comments and are optimized for loading quickly. There are software build systems that are typically used in software projects with similar goals. HTML5 Boilerplate's build scripts provide tasks scoped to what a typical web development project would need.

The script should be used only after you have ...

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