Most libraries and frameworks have a command-line tool that, with one command, will spin up skeleton projects for us to quickly create whatever our little hearts desire. This will often include a start script (sometimes with an auto re-loader), build scripts, testing structures and more. These tools are relieving us of a lot of redundant file making when we create new projects. Let's look at few more things some command line tools are taking off our plates.
Configuring your webpack build process and really understanding what you were doing, was probably one of the more daunting learning curves of 2017. Thankfully, they had one of their core contributors, Sean Larkin, running around the world supplying us with great talks and really fun and helpful tutorials.