We use gulp because Django asset pipeline is nonexistent. We tried plugins such as django-compressor but they felt very short of what was desired, with key features, such as adding a map file, missing or difficult to handle.
With gulp, what was taking us days was solved in one afternoon.
Front-end builds: producing full minified css/js output from a series of css/less/coffee/cjsx/js components. gulp
PrometheanTV utilizes the Gulp tool in the Broadcast Center Tool build pipeline. gulp
As the main frontend build tool, covering:
- bower dependency injection
- deployment methods
- build versions i.e. dist, local server etc. gulp
gulp is a fancy alternative to grunt (that we don't use anymore). Just use async/await instead of "stream" everything (which is a nonsens). We don't use gulp. gulp
gulp is used to package our plugins for the WSC (Woltlab Suite Core) in a fast, convenient and code-driven way. We enjoy the comfort it offers with stuff like the gzip-plugin or tar-packing. gulp