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Hi Friends,

I am trying to MSBuild a Web application programitically.I am able execute it from command line successfully and get the build.

Please help me in getting the same done programitically.

Thanks,
Vishant
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Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 25-May-12 12:06pm
   
Useful question, my 5.
--SA

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I would recommend stronlgy to go the official route via classes/interfaces in Microsoft.Build namespace.

Esp. the class Microsoft.Build.Execution.BuildManager and the Singleton Microsoft.Build.Execution.BuildManager.DefaultBuildManager is what you are after to run a build task... source code examples:

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/msbuild/thread/ec95c513-f972-45ad-b108-5fcfd27f39bc/
   
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Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 25-May-12 12:05pm
   
Good idea, a 5.
But one could also just run MSBuild.exe with parameters. The only problem is finding the correct location of this executable for appropriate version of the .NET, so it's rather good for an ad-hoc batch file, not for a robust and universal/flexible solution.
--SA

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