Assuming , you have a grasp of how to install gulp, let us dive right down to requiring all the gulp- dependencies from package.json under your projects root folder.
In case you do not have a gulpfile yet , please create an empty file with the name
First , we require gulp. like so:
var $ = require('gulp');
Next up , let us load all our plugins, into our gulpfile , by the below snippet
Please read through the comments in all of the snippets we will be including in this read, they provide more insight into every functionality
/* require gulp-load-plugins, and call it gulp-load-plugins will require individually, all the plugins installed in package.json at the root directory these required plugins, are lazy loaded that is, gulp-load-plugins will only require them when they are referenced in this file plugins are available for perusal, via camelcased names, minus gulp eg: gulp-clean-css is accessed by $$.cleanCss */ var $$ = require('gulp-load-plugins')();
Throughout the many examples we will have in the article , we alias
purely for ease of typing.