Why I Left Gulp and Grunt for npm Scripts

Gulp and Grunt leave you dependent on plugin authors, stick you with debugging, and provide disjointed documentation. Why not just use JavaScript?

Cory House writes:

I know what you’re thinking. WAT?! Didn’t Gulp just kill Grunt? Why can’t we just be content for a few minutes here in JavaScript land? I hear ya, but…

I’ve found Gulp and Grunt to be unnecessary abstractions. npm scripts are plenty powerful and often easier to live with.

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