First of all, Gulp is a task runner which helps us to deploy front-end or large-scale web applications. It uses NodeJS as a platform and builds an automated system to set up CSS, JS and HTML minification process, concatenating libraries, compiling SASS or LESS files and many others.

As a result of Gulp itself has a few functions to help you build files or tests. Therefore, it is a shorter, simpler and faster than others task runners in comparison. It uses SASS and LESS as CSS processor. Also uses an automated refresh web tool (Live Reload) after editing a file and uses a simple javascript file called gulpfile.js.

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