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Assetic is a pure PHP library that helps to process & optimize your assets (similar to Encore). Even though we recommend using Encore, Assetic still works great. For a comparison, see Encore Versus Assetic?.
For more about Assetic, see Assetic.
Other Front-End Articles
- How to Apply an Assetic Filter to a specific File Extension
- How to Use Assetic for Asset Management
- How to Use Assetic for Image Optimization with Twig Functions
- Combining, Compiling and Minimizing Web Assets with PHP Libraries
- How to Minify CSS/JS Files (Using UglifyJS and UglifyCSS)
- How to Use a Custom Version Strategy for Assets
- Advanced Webpack Config
- Configuring Babel
- Using Bootstrap CSS & JS
- Using a CDN
- Async Code Splitting
- Copying & Referencing Images
- CSS Preprocessors: Sass, LESS, Stylus, etc.
- Adding Custom Loaders & Plugins
- Using webpack-dev-server and HMR
- FAQ and Common Issues
- Installing Encore
- jQuery Plugins and Legacy Applications
- Creating Page-Specific CSS/JS
- PostCSS and autoprefixing (postcss-loader)
- Enabling React.js
- Creating a Shared Commons Entry
- Encore: Setting up your Project
- Enabling Source Maps
- Preventing Duplication by "Splitting" Shared Code into Separate Files
- Enabling TypeScript (ts-loader)
- Inlining files in CSS with Webpack URL Loader
- Asset Versioning
- Encore Versus Assetic?
- Using Encore in a Virtual Machine
- Enabling Vue.js (vue-loader)