Microsoft.Build.BuildEngine Namespace

Note: This namespace is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

The Microsoft.Build.BuildEngine namespace represents the MSBuild engine.

Public classBuildItemRepresents a single item in an MSBuild project.
Public classBuildItemGroupRepresents a collection of BuildItem objects.
Public classBuildItemGroupCollectionRepresents a collection of BuildItemGroup objects.
Public classBuildPropertyRepresents a single property in an MSBuild project.
Public classBuildPropertyGroupRepresents a collection of BuildProperty objects.
Public classBuildPropertyGroupCollectionRepresents a collection of BuildPropertyGroup objects.
Public classBuildTaskRepresents a Task element in a project.
Public classConsoleLoggerImplements the standard console logger that outputs event data to the console window during a build.
Public classEngineRepresents the MSBuild engine.
Public classFileLoggerExtends the ConsoleLogger to log messages to a file rather than the console window.
Public classImportRepresents a single Import element in an MSBuild project.
Public classImportCollectionRepresents a collection of all Import elements in a project.
Public classInternalLoggerExceptionThis exception is used to wrap an unhandled exception from a logger.
Public classInvalidProjectFileExceptionThis exception is thrown whenever there is a problem with the user's XML project file. The problem might be semantic or syntactical. If the problem is in the syntax, it can typically be caught by XSD validation.
Public classProjectRepresents a project that can be built using MSBuild.
Public classTargetRepresents a single Target element in an MSBuild project.
Public classTargetCollectionRepresents a collection of all Target elements in a project.
Public classUsingTaskRepresents a single UsingTask element in an MSBuild project.
Public classUsingTaskCollectionRepresents a collection of all UsingTask elements in a project.
Public classUtilitiesContains utility methods used by MSBuild. This class cannot be inherited.

Public delegateColorResetterDefines the type of delegate used to reset the console color.
Public delegateColorSetterDefines the type of delegate used to set the console color.
Public delegateWriteHandlerRepresents the method that writes strings to a certain location, such as the console window or a window in an integrated development environment.

Public enumerationBuildSettingsSpecifies the settings for a build.
Public enumerationPropertyPositionSpecifies constants that define the location in the project to insert a property.