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Inside the Microsoft® Build Engine: Using MSBuild and Team Foundation Build, Second Edition by Sayed Ibrahim Hashimi and William Bartholomew

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Chapter 18. Web Deployment Tool, Part 2

In the last chapter, we discussed how the Web Deployment Tool (MSDeploy) can be used from the command line via the msdeploy.exe command. We also touched a bit on the integration that exists inside Microsoft Visual Studio. Along with Visual Studio, there is some integration by way of MSBuild tasks and targets. Together, the entire package is referred to as the Web Publishing Pipeline (WPP). In this chapter, we will discuss the WPP in more detail and how you can extend it to suit your needs.

Web Publishing Pipeline Overview

As we just described briefly, the Web Publishing Pipeline (WPP) is the “workflow” that your project undergoes in order to take your project from its source to the destination server. Most ...

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