Category: asset handling

Meet Elixir, the Laravel Way of Compiling Assets

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 wide variety of tools to speed up the development workflow while keepi...

Automatic Asset Optimization with Munee

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 Munee makes it easy to include assets in templates, how to install i...

Can PuliPHP Re-Revolutionize PHP Package Development?

Puli is a new toolkit built on top of Composer that helps to manage and exchange resources like configuration files, images, CSS files, translation catalogs, and others. These are, you’ll agree, often difficult to maintain and share across projects. Puli provides a framework-agnostic solution to this problem, keepin...

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

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 article, we’ll go through a NodeJS-free PHP front end asset managemen...