There is more to building an application than pressing F5. MSBuild comes with the .NET Framework and is extensible. See how
Microsoft MVP Sayed Ibrahim Hashimi
extends the build process programmatically, by talking to Twitter upon a successful build. This is an incredible demo. Consistency is a good thing.
What is it? MSBuild Extensibility... this example keeps everyone updated on the status of the build via MSBuild and Twitter!
Download Site: MSBuild is included with the .NET Framework and can be installed from http://www.microsoft.com/web/
Example Problem(s) it solves:
MSBuild allows developers and build masters to completely customize their build process.
Installation Notes: Use the Web Application Installer:
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