The MSBuild Extension Pack provides a collection of over 480 MSBuild Tasks, MSBuild Loggers and MSBuild TaskFactories.
A high level summary of what the tasks currently cover includes the following:
Looking to contribute tasks?
- System Items: Active Directory, Certificates, COM+, Console, Date and Time, Drives, Environment Variables, Event Logs, Files and Folders, GAC, Network, Performance Counters, Registry, Services, Sound
- Code: Assemblies, CAB Files, Code Signing, DynamicExecute, File Detokenisation, GUID’s, Mathematics, Strings, Threads, Xml, Zip Files
- Applications: BizTalk 2006 / R2, Email, IIS6, IIS7, MSBuild, SourceSafe, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2008, StyleCop, Twitter, Team Foundation Server, Visual Basic 6, WMI
Are you an existing library author or do you have a few bespoke tasks that you would like to donate to the community? We appreciate any contribution you can offer, please direct any contributions to email@example.com
. Any required credits will be maintained in the source.We have been featured in the first dedicated MSBuild Book
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