How can I zip a folder in grunt?

I have a folder "foo", but in my target folder "target" I want to send zip version of my "foo" folder such as "", I google and found many way for zipping files but not for folder, so how can we zip a whole folder in grunt ?


The accepted answer was throwing an error in grunt-contrib-compress 0.5.0. Try this instead:

compress: {
    foo: {
        options: {
            archive: './',
            mode: 'zip'
        files: [
            { src: './foo/**' }

From above suggestion I am able to get my answer,We can use for zipping a folder.

compress: {
                  files: {
                            './': './foo/**'

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