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Gobble: The Last Build Tool You'll Ever Need - Rich Harris


Gobble: The Last Build Tool You'll Ever Need - Rich Harris

See the full post here: http://www.hakkalabs.co/articles/gobble-last-build-tool-youll-ever-need Rich Harris (front end developer at The Guardian and creator of RactiveJS) takes us on a journey of why and how he created the build tool Gobble, how to extend it, and how to use it in your projects. Since Grunt.js lit the path to a smarter way of working, there's been an explosion of node.js-based build tools - Gulp, Plumber, Assetgraph and Broccoli, to name a few. Each brings something unique to the table. Given all these choices, why do we need yet another? Gobble is optimised for developer sanity - it prioritises debuggability, ease of use, and a standards-based approach to creating plugins. This talk explores why these things are so important, and how Gobble works under the hood to deliver blazing fast builds.