Project.Build Method (String[])


Builds the specified list of targets in the project.

MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.

Namespace:   Microsoft.Build.BuildEngine
Assembly:  Microsoft.Build.Engine (in Microsoft.Build.Engine.dll)

public bool Build(
	string[] targetNames


Type: System.String[]

The list of targets to build. This parameter can be a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) to build the default targets.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the build was successful; otherwise, false.

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