Rating:        Based on 1 rating
Reviewed:  1 review
Downloads: 6636
Change Set: 38733
Released: Jan 19, 2010
Updated: Apr 1, 2012 by mikeFourie
Dev status: Stable Help Icon

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Release Notes


The MSBuild Extension Pack release provides a collection of over 330 MSBuild tasks. A high level summary of what the tasks currently cover includes the following:
  • 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, Windows Virtual PC, WMI

What's New: Please consult the Version History page in the Help File for full details

The MSBuild Extension Pack may be installed via the MSI installer or download the individual components. The MSI Installer contains everything you need --- binaries, samples and help file.

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The MSBuild Extension Pack requires .net 3.5

UPDATE, 24 Jan: MSBuild.ExtensionPack.StyleCop in version requires StyleCop If you are using StyleCop please download 'MSBuild.ExtensionPack.StyleCop for StyleCop'

Reviews for this release

This tool has made it easier to automate our builds. I like the tool, but intellisense is still lacking. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't.
by JasonSmith on Feb 20, 2010 at 3:20 AM