Chapter 8. Versioning assemblies using Team Build

This chapter covers

  • Versioning concepts
  • Versioning Windows applications
  • Versioning web applications

One basic thing you can do to streamline your build process is identify each build with a unique and meaningful number that’s stamped on generated assemblies. In a streamlined build process, generating this unique identifying number needs to be centrally coordinated. Otherwise, if you use an ad hoc approach, you’ll run into operational difficulties trying to apply a consistent numbering scheme across multiple projects and solutions. For effective troubleshooting and traceability, it’s imperative that the generated assemblies are stamped with a unique identifier that can be easily traced back to ...

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