Originally posted at gruntjs.com/blog/2016-04-04-grunt-1.0.0-released
With still increasing download popularity of Grunt JS it was important to create a 1.0.0 release that updates some of the dependencies and addresses important bugs. I’ve been part of the open source Grunt JS team for a while now and it was exciting to work with @shama on this release. Please visit the Grunt JS blog or read the following 1.0.0 changes below:
The Grunt team is pleased to announce the release of Grunt
Be advised Grunt
1.0.0 will no longer support Node.js v0.8.
We ask you to test this release and report any issues you are experiencing.
Update to Grunt 1.0.0 today using:
npm install email@example.com --save-dev
Please read the RC1 blog post for more details about changes to Grunt with version 1.0.
If you have a Grunt plugin that includes
grunt in the
peerDependencies section of your
package.json, we recommend tagging with
"grunt": ">=0.4.0". Otherwise for npm@2 users
firstname.lastname@example.org will receive a hard error when trying to install your plugin and npm@3 users will get a warning. We have sent over two thousand pull requests to existing plugins to make this change.
We ask you to send pull requests to your favourite plugins and ask them to update the
peerDependencies section of their
Changes in 1.0.0
- Prevent async callback from being called multiple times. Pull #1464.
- Update copyright to jQuery Foundation and remove redundant headers. Fixes #1478.
- Update glob to 7.0.x. Fixes #1467.
- Removing duplicate BOM strip code. Pull #1482.
- Updated to latest cli ~1.2.0
- Ensure a grunt bin gets created upon install.
Changes in RC1
coffee-scriptis upgraded to
~1.10.0which could incur breaking changes when using the language with plugins and Gruntfiles.
noptis upgraded to
~3.0.6which has fixed many issues, including passing multiple arguments and dealing with numbers as options. Be aware previously
--foo barused to pass the value
'bar'to the option
foo. It will now set the option
trueand run the task
globis upgraded to
minimatchis upgraded to
~3.0.0. Results are now sorted by default with
grunt.file.expandMapping(). Pass the
nosort: trueoption if you don’t want the results to be sorted.
lodashwas upgraded to
~4.3.0. Many changes have occurred. Some of which that directly effect Grunt are
grunt.util._.template()returns a compile function and
grunt.util._.flattenno longer flattens deeply.
grunt.util._is deprecated and we highly encourage you to
npm install lodashand
var _ = require('lodash')to use
lodash. Please see the lodash changelog for a full list of changes: https://github.com/lodash/lodash/wiki/Changelog
iconv-liteis upgraded to
~0.4.13and strips the BOM by default.
js-yamlis upgraded to
~3.5.2and may affect
grunt.file.readYAML. We encourage you to please
npm install js-yamland use
var YAML = require('js-yaml')directly in case of future deprecations.
- A file
modeoption can be passed into grunt.file.write().
Done, without errors.was changed to
Done.to avoid failing by mistake on the word
As we mentioned before, we are also looking for contributors to all Grunt repositories and are willing to mentor you to get more experience with open source.