As a frontend developer, you would be accustomed to using task runners like grunt or gulp.
Task runner automate the usually tasks like concatenation, minification, trans-compiling etc. Chances are you even wrote the configuration files for your task runners. If you have written or seen such configuration, you would agree its a tedious task. Finding out which task to run and then configuring the input output directories and what not.
Recently i was exploring laravel and php, and for frontend automation the docs referred to –