Jolt Awards: The Best Books, September 23, 2014 The best books of the past 12 months.
Jolt Finalist: Automate With Grunt
by Brian Hogan
Given enough time, every language develops its own build utility. C and C++ have the many make variants. Java has Ant and Maven, Groovy has Gant, Ruby has Rake, and so on. While in theory, one tool could be used across multiple languages, the reality is that each language's ecosystem has different conventions and different ways of delivering the final distributable executable package.