Simplifying the Static Build Process in Django Starter Projects

Last updated 1 year ago by Patrick Altman


That iteration focused on moving from webpack to gulp scripts due to the friction we were having with webpack at the time, mostly due to the lack of transparency of what was happening when.

Gulp gave us much more control and clarity of the pipeline which made things easier to debug.

As more of the build tools we were using got better command line interfaces (or maybe we just discovered them), we decided to take a step forward to even further simplify the build process. Now we don’t even need the big collection of gulp scripts.

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