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Phil Winstanley - British .NET chap based in Lancashire. Enjoys tea and tech. Working for Microsoft.

New Build and Deployment tools with VS.NET 2005

Watch out for a really cool add-in for VS.NET 2005 appearing on Nov 7th, it will make our lives so much easier.

  • aspnet_merge - tool for bringing all assemblies together into one.
  • Web Deployment Projects
  • Package for deployment - addin for VS.NET 2005
  • Allows Metabase options
  • Allows Signing
  • Allows Staging/Deployment/Production settings in config files
  • MSBuild customisable steps.
  • Isolated builds - good for different testing scenarios.
  • Check the Whitepaper.

Looks cool :-) More info as I play with it.

Posted: Oct 05 2005, 08:27 PM by Plip | with no comments
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