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Inside the Microsoft® Build Engine

Using MSBuild and Team Foundation Build

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Your practical guide to using, customizing, and extending the build engine in Visual Studio 2010.


On Nov 28 Vagif Abilov wrote: Great coverage of MSBuild features and internals
The book provides a comprehensive coverage of MSBuild features and gives step-by-step recipies, including: automatically assigning the assembly version, replacing configuration file section values, starting and stopping Windows services, uploading files to FTP site on successful build, deploying Web projects. Full Review  >

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On May 5 Jim Schubert wrote: My Review of Inside the Microsoft® Build Engine
This book covers a lot, from the basics of ItemGroups and PropertyGroups, to writing custom tasks and loggers, to using MSBuild for the more complicated build process of Visual C++ projects. Full Review  >

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