Let’s focus on two types of build tools, task runners and bundlers.
Many applications can get away with using simple task runners. However, complex applications that use a lot of assets may need both automation and bundling. In a later lesson, we will use Webpack to go over common processes of building apps of varying sizes.
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What is a bundler?
What are the key differences between task runners and bundlers?
Task runners are used to automate certain processes of development. Bundlers are used to package files into bundles.