MSBuild Links


For sometime now I have been working on custom MSBuild task. The following links were very useful in giving me specific information.

How to create a custom task - http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms400767.aspx

How to debug a custom task -http://blogs.msdn.com/msbuild/archive/2005/09/28/474951.aspx

Good MSDN Magazine article on MSBuild - http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/cc163589.aspx

Customization Team Build Properties - http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa337598(VS.80).aspx

Customization Team Build Targets - http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa337604.aspx

How to call custom targets from MSBuild - http://blogs.msdn.com/aaronhallberg/archive/2007/08/07/calling-custom-targets-within-team-build.aspx

How to Override ToolsVersion in MSBuild - http://blogs.msdn.com/aaronhallberg/archive/2008/03/25/overriding-the-toolsversion-for-your-projects-in-team-build.aspx

Team Build Property Reference - http://blogs.msdn.com/aaronhallberg/archive/2008/02/12/team-build-2008-property-reference.aspx

How to Auto-Increment assembly version number - http://weblogs.asp.net/bradleyb/archive/2005/12/02/432150.aspx

Aaron Hallberg Blog - Contains really good articles on MSBuild http://blogs.msdn.com/aaronhallberg/

My custom task is working great and thanks to the above articles for giving me the needed information.

- Anil Revuru


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