Archive for the ‘minification’ Category

Sourcehunt – Open Source Week Edition

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Sourcehunt - Open Source Week Edition This week is Open Source Week at SitePoint.com. While we do usually cover open source here, what with all the tutorials and introductions to amazing new libraries, packages, and frameworks, this week will be a litt...

Meet Elixir, the Laravel Way of Compiling Assets

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Many thanks to Jad Joubran, Gabriel Zerbib, Anthony Chambers, and Scott Molinari for peer reviewing this post, and thanks to all of SitePoint’s peer reviewers for making SitePoint content the best it can be! In today’s web applications, we use a wi...

Automatic Asset Optimization with Munee

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Munee is an asset management tool which can compile LESS, SCSS, or CoffeeScript, manipulate images, minify CSS and JS, and cache assets on the server and client on the fly. It works with PHP 5.3 and newer versions. In this tutorial, we will learn how ...

Look, Ma! No NodeJS! – a PHP front end workflow without Node

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If you’re intimidated, exhausted or irritated by Gulp, Grunt, NPM, Yeoman, and all the other NodeJS tools that aim to help but often do the opposite, a good asset management workflow is possible in PHP, and this tutorial aims to prove it. In this art...

5 Minutes to Min-Safe Angular Code with Grunt

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Optimizing page speed is undoubtedly a primary focus for any developer building web applications. Task runners such as Grunt can play a pivotal role in the development process as they automate the activities of code concatenation and minification, whic...