Chapter 16. Process Template Customization

This chapter will give you the basics needed to take an existing build process template and customize it or to create a build process template from scratch. This customization process is critical to making the most of Team Build and to automate your end-to-end build process. Example build process templates and additional guidance are available in the ALM Rangers Build Customization Guide which will be available in early 2011 at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/ee358786.aspx.

Getting Started

While it is possible to open and edit process template Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) files directly (often referred to as “naked XAML”), you’re limited to using the activities that ship with Team ...

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