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From "Jmeas Pls (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (RAVE-1101) Introduce Grunt
Date Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:18:06 GMT

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Jmeas Pls updated RAVE-1101:
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    Issue Type: New Feature  (was: Improvement)

> Introduce Grunt
> ---------------
>
>                 Key: RAVE-1101
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/RAVE-1101
>             Project: Rave
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: build & development, rave-portal
>            Reporter: Jmeas Pls
>
> Grunt can do lots of things for us, and I think we would benefit quite a bit if we were
to switch to it.
> A handful of things it could do for us:
> 1. Providing a layer of abstraction between the user's machine and the Vagrant box. This
would let us run Grunt commands to perform actions on the Vagrantbox, like running cargo to
get the webserver running.
> 2. If separating the Java backend from the frontend is a goal we're pursuing, then Grunt
is a great first step toward reaching that goal. From what I've gathered Maven is currently
used to build the files, set up a watch environment, and run tests. Grunt can do this for
us without a dependency on Java.
> 3. I've been told Maven is slow at the build process. We might see a speed bump by switching
to Grunt.
> [~mfranklin] and [~geerzo] agreed that this is an idea they'd like to see implemented.
> //cc [~carldanley]



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