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Executing PSake build script with Teamcity

For my build tasks I have been using MSBuild for a while. I found out that it is fine to use it for standard build tasks such as invoking msbuild.exe itself. 909 more words


MSBuild OutDir per project in solution

We use a dedicated project file for building our solution/projects. The automated build sometimes complains about failing unit tests due to incompatible assembly versions. By building every project to their own OutDir we solved the issue. 213 more words


UseDebugLibraries and Wrong Defaults for VC++ Project Properties

Many of the projects I’m working on seem to have wrong default properties in Debug configuration.  For example, ‘Runtime Library’ is explicitly set to /MDd but… 402 more words


Automating creating NuGet packages with MSBuild

NuGet is a great way of shipping projects. You work on a project, you publish a package and it is immediately available to, literally, millions of developers. 2,712 more words

Visual Studio

Octopus deploy timeout fix

The nightly build failed and a bug was assigned to me. Digging trough the msbuild.log file the error was in the deployment

One or more tasks did not complete before the timeout was reached.

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Reading Version from Text file using MsBuild

For building a suite of application that all need to have the same version can be a tricky thing. Especially if the focus per sprint is concentrated on the different applications within the suite, worked on by different teams with different internal versions. 236 more words