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MsBuild Version Gotchas - Better Building with MsBuild scripts and Build Servers

I recently ran into issues when upgrading an old codebase from the original setup (Visual Studio 2013 and the MsBuild tools v4.0) to use Visual Studio 2015, building through Team City on a new machine that only had VS2015. 1,087 more words


Configure Jenkins to build your .NET application and run tests

In this post, I will show you how to set up Continuous Integration using Jenkins to build your .NET application and run your tests. For this tutorial, I’ll be using Git as my source control and build a simple project I have created which contains a very basic test using Selenium WebDriver. 525 more words

Continuous Integration

Checking the Source Code of MSBuild

As we continue developing PVS-Studio static code analyzer, we often have to check large open-source projects by renowned developers. The fact that even such projects contain a certain amount of bugs adds even more sense and weight to our work. 1,957 more words


PowerShell Snippet#5: Running MSBuild

Script on running MSBuild via PowerShell. This ties up neatly with my previous post.

$msbuild = "C:\Windows\Microsoft.Net\Framework\v4.0.30319\MSBuild.exe"
$MsBuilExists = Test-Path $msbuild
If ($MsBuilExists -ne $true) {write-host "msbuild does not exist at this location. 22 more words

MSBuild Snippet#1 : Ignore Solutions

How do we ignore solutions in a build? We could specify only the ones we want to build, but depending on your weighting of include/exclude solutions, this could be costly. 75 more words


Sitecore builds with Visual Studio Online - Part 1: Private NuGet feeds

While I’ve read plenty of articles in the past about configuring build servers for Sitecore projects, I’ve not seen much written about using Visual Studio Online… 1,227 more words