Visual Studio has first-class support for the node.js-based Grunt task runner.
You get auto-completion for the
grunt object as well as for the configuration of Grunt tasks.
The Web Essentials extension provides auto-completion for loading npm tasks.
grunt and hitting
Use Visual Studio's Task Runner Explorer window to interact with Grunt. Get an overview of your tasks, and execute them directly from within Visual Studio.
Incorporate Grunt tasks into your natural workflow by associating your task with Visual Studio events.