Geek. Nerd. Confused. Breaking things @stayzilla
No reason as such. We wanted a standard build and deploy system independent of the language used in a project, and shell scripts worked for us; could’ve been done through Makefile too.
I’ve built this ;) (https://github.com/arawind/blogjs) (http://blog.arawind.com)
And you’re right — it’s not the most efficient way of writing and wouldn’t suggest it to any non-techie, but it’s the “feel” that matters to me 😄