I did a quick search of available Grunt plugins. There are plenty of them. The ‘official’ grunt-contrib-handlebars plugin got stuck with the Handlebars 3.0 version. Furthermore, I didn’t like the code it generated. It didn’t allow me to customize the template name (basically strip a prefix). I didn’t want to refer to my template as
src/templates/stravaAuth.hbs – just
Instead of going the complex way, I called the
handlebars command using the
grunt-run plugin. This is my configuration:
The moral of the story: you don’t always need a fancy plugin. Calling the tool directly is good enough.