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Simple Node script for calling Grunt tasks without the CLI
var grunt = require('grunt')
, args = process.argv.slice(2)
, tasks = ['build'];
if (args && args.length){
tasks = args;
}
grunt.cli.tasks = tasks;
grunt.cli();
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marcusellis05 Dec 20, 2013

save this as "build.js" in the root folder of your project (with your "gruntfile.js"). then you call call any of your tasks or aliases but doing something like:

node build cssmin

or to call multiple tasks at once:

node build less concat cssmin
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marcusellis05 commented Dec 20, 2013

save this as "build.js" in the root folder of your project (with your "gruntfile.js"). then you call call any of your tasks or aliases but doing something like:

node build cssmin

or to call multiple tasks at once:

node build less concat cssmin
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marcusellis05 Dec 20, 2013

the default task is "build", so calling:

node build

with no arguments will run the "build" alias. if you don't have an alias named "build", you may want to change line 5 of this script accordingly.

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marcusellis05 commented Dec 20, 2013

the default task is "build", so calling:

node build

with no arguments will run the "build" alias. if you don't have an alias named "build", you may want to change line 5 of this script accordingly.

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