Provides links to topics describing MSBuild concepts.
MSBuild introduces several new concepts that allow you to create and edit extensible build solutions. Use the links below to learn more about the concepts behind MSBuild.
In This Section
- MSBuild Overview
Describes the general concepts behind the MSBuild file format and how all of the pieces fit together.
- MSBuild Items
Describes items, which act as inputs into the build system.
- MSBuild Properties
Describes how to use property names and values in MSBuild project files.
- MSBuild Targets
Explains targets, which define how the MSBuild project is built.
- MSBuild Tasks
Describes tasks, which are reusable units of build execution.
- MSBuild Advanced Concepts
Contains links that describe logging, batching, and transforms.
- MSBuild Project File Schema Reference
Describes the elements of the MSBuild project file format.
- MSBuild Task Reference
Describes the tasks included with MSBuild.