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Gulp for Beginners

Gulp is a tool that helps you out with several tasks when it comes to web development. It’s often used to do front end tasks like:

  • Spinning up a web server
  • Reloading the browser automatically whenever a file is saved
  • Using preprocessors like Sass or LESS
  • Optimizing assets like CSS, JavaScript, and images

Important Note! This article was written for Gulp 3.x, but now Gulp 4.x is out and recommended. Like any major version change, APIs have breaking changes. If … Read article “Gulp for Beginners”


Cross Browser CSS Injection

The ability to inject newly-modified CSS on every file change (without reloading the page) is the type of workflow-enhancement that you never truly appreciate… until you lose it.

This is exactly what happened to me recently.

For at least the last 12 months I had been using Grunt and the LiveReload browser extension to inject CSS when my files changed. It felt like a really nice workflow until I had to work on a project that required IE7 & 8 … Read article “Cross Browser CSS Injection”