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MSBuild Advanced Concepts

The documents in this section describe how to use advanced techniques to improve builds that you run by using MSBuild.



MSBuild Batching

Describes how to batch build targets and tasks based on item metadata.

MSBuild Transforms

Explains how to use transforms to enable dependency analysis.

Visual Studio Integration (MSBuild)

Discusses how to use MSBuild project files when you compile code from the Visual Studio IDE.

Building Multiple Projects in Parallel with MSBuild

Describes how to build multiple projects faster on computers that have multiple processors or multicore processors.

MSBuild Multitargeting Overview

Describes how to compile an application to run on any one of several versions of the .NET Framework.

MSBuild Best Practices

Recommends best practices for writing MSBuild scripts.