Get the supplement that helps you drill even further into MSBuild—and maximize your control over the software build and deployment process. Designed as a companion to the popular book Inside the Microsoft Build Engine: Using MSBuild and Team Foundation Build, Second Edition, this supplement extends your knowledge by covering what’s new in Visual Studio 2012 for MSBuild and Team Foundation Build. You’ll also gain a fresh cookbook of examples to help you get productive with UI changes, batching, Team Foundation Server, offline apps, database publishing, and other essential topics.
Extends your knowledge of MSBuild with all-new coverage of Visual Studio 2012
Shares additional hands-on insights and guidance from two expert authors
Provides a cookbook of examples to study and reuse
Chapter 1 What’s new in MSBuild 4.5
Visual Studio project compatibility between 2010 and 2012
XML updates with SlowCheetah
Chapter 2 What’s new in Team Foundation Build 2012
Team Foundation Service
User interface (UI) enhancements
Visual Studio Test Runner
Pausing build definitions
Windows Workflow Foundation 4.5
Team Foundation Build 2012 cookbook
Chapter 3 What’s new in web publishing
Overview of the new Publish Web dialog box
Building web packages
Database publishing support
Profile-specific Web.config transforms
Appendix About the authors
Supplement to Inside the Microsoft Build Engine: Using MSBuild and Team Foundation Build, 2nd Edition
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, with specific expertise on MSBuild.
William Bartholomew is a software development engineer in the Microsoft Developer Division Engineering Systems group, which includes the build lab responsible for building and shipping Microsoft Visual Studio software.