It's open source week at SitePoint, and this sourcehunt is an excellent starter, listing some amazing and diverse projects from this month and the last.
Reza goes through Elixir, a Laravel addon for front-end asset management. Compilation, minification, optimization, versioning and more - check it out!
Narayan introduces Munee - a PHP lib that automates CSS, JS, LESS, SCSS, CoffeeScript etc minification and compilation, image resizing, caching, and more!
Bruno Skvorc combines BowerPHP, Mini-Asset and Robo.li into a PHP front end asset building pipeline that aims to completely avoid having to deal with NodeJS
Younes Rafie explains how one can create a Laravel Artisan Command for command line execution - CSS minification
Lukas White runs through Assetic basics and explains various uses of this asset manager through detailed code snippets
One of the best ways to improve the overall experience on your site is to enhance your site speed.