Gulp is a popular task runner built on Node.js that helps automate repetitive tasks in web development workflows. It simplifies the process of building, testing, and deploying web applications by providing a streamlined and efficient way to manage tasks such as minification, concatenation, transpiling, and more.
Gulp is known for its simplicity and ease of use. It has a wide range of plugins available, making it easy to integrate with various tools and libraries. Webpack, on the other hand, has a steeper learning curve due to its more complex configuration and concepts. However, Webpack provides powerful features like code splitting, hot module replacement, and tree-shaking, which can greatly enhance the development experience for larger projects.
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