Inside the Microsoft Build Engine: Using MSBuild and Team Foundation Build

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As software complexity increases, proper build practices become ever more important. This essential reference—fully updated for Visual Studio 2010—drills inside MSBuild and shows you how to maximize your control over the build and deployment process. Learn how to customize and extend build processes with MSBuild—and scale them to the team, product, or enterprise level with Team Foundation Build.

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Overview

As software complexity increases, proper build practices become ever more important. This essential reference—fully updated for Visual Studio 2010—drills inside MSBuild and shows you how to maximize your control over the build and deployment process. Learn how to customize and extend build processes with MSBuild—and scale them to the team, product, or enterprise level with Team Foundation Build.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780735645240
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 1/4/2011
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 618
  • Sales rank: 706,020
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Sayed Ibrahim Hashimi is a consultant, trainer, and senior software developer who has designed large-scale, distributed applications using a variety of programming languages and platforms, including Microsoft .NET, C++, and Java. This is his third book on MSBuild.

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Table of Contents

  • Praise for: Inside the Microsoft Build Engine: Using MSBuild and Team Foundation Build, Second Edition
  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Overview
    • Chapter 1: MSBuild Quick Start
    • Chapter 2: MSBuild Deep Dive, Part 1
    • Chapter 3: MSBuild Deep Dive, Part 2
  • Customizing MSBuild
    • Chapter 4: Custom Tasks
    • Chapter 5: Custom Loggers
  • Advanced MSBuild Topics
    • Chapter 6: Batching and Incremental Builds
    • Chapter 7: External Tools
  • MSBuild Cookbook
    • Chapter 8: Practical Applications, Part 1
    • Chapter 9: Practical Applications, Part 2
  • MSBuild in Visual C++ 2010
    • Chapter 10: MSBuild in Visual C++ 2010, Part 1
    • Chapter 11: MSBuild in Visual C++ 2010, Part 2
    • Chapter 12: Extending Visual C++ 2010
  • Team Foundation Build
    • Chapter 13: Team Build Quick Start
    • Chapter 14: Team Build Deep Dive
    • Chapter 15: Workflow Foundation Quick Start
    • Chapter 16: Process Template Customization
  • Web Development Tool
    • Chapter 17: Web Deployment Tool, Part 1
    • Chapter 18: Web Deployment Tool, Part 2
    • Chapter 19: Web Deployment Tool Practical Applications
  • New Features in MSBuild 4.0
  • Building Large Source Trees
  • Upgrading from Team Foundation Build 2008
  • About the Author
  • Best Practices for Software Engineering
  • Collaborative Technologies-Resources for Developers
  • For C# Developers
  • For Visual Basic Developers
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  • Posted April 20, 2009

    Great place to start automated building

    This is a great book to start writing your own build scripting and planning your automated build planning.

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