FreeToDev MSBuild Tasks Suite

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Welcome to the FreeToDev MSBuild Tasks Suite. Here you will find a collection of MSBuild tasks dedicated to the .Net 3.5 Framework. The Suite provides over 170 tasks covering the .Net Framework, BizTalk, FxCop, IIS7, SourceSafe, StyleCop, Team Foundation Server, WMI and more....



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BizTalk MsBuild Generator

This tool can be used to generate the MsBuild scripts required to implement a build process for a development environment that will build and deploy your code then allow you to test it. This script can easily be extended and contains an overrides file to contain your extensio...


A re-usable framework and Toolsets to integrate MSbuild,MSTest,Nunit,SVN,VSS,VSTS,NCover,VstsCodeCoverage,Ndepend,Fxcop,StyleCop,,IIS deployment tasks,DB tasks from a cool WebInterface.

Continuous Integration BizTalk

The project is aimed to achieve continuous integration using TFS 2010, BizTalk Server 2010, Visual Studio 2010 and BizTalk Deployment Framework. Project utilizes MSBuild Framework and Build Process template to achieve continuous Integration. The customized build process templa...


A set of FxCop rules for enforcing coding standards on BizTalk projects. First release includes configurable naming rules based on Scott Colestock's published conventions.

fxcoptask - FxCop MSBuild task, slightly modified from original by Brad Wilson.

FxCop MSBuild task, slightly modified from original by Brad Wilson.

MSBuild Extension Pack

The MSBuild Extension Pack provides a collection of over 480 MSBuild Tasks, MSBuild Loggers and MSBuild TaskFactories.

msbuild - The Microsoft Build Engine (MSBuild) is the build platform for .NET and Visual Studio.

The Microsoft Build Engine is a platform for building applications. This engine, which is also known as MSBuild, provides an XML schema for a project file that controls how the build platform processes and builds software. Visual Studio uses MSBuild, but MSBuild does not depend on Visual Studio. By invoking msbuild.exe on your project or solution file, you can orchestrate and build products in environments where Visual Studio isn't installed.For more information on MSBuild, see the MSBuild documentation on

MsBuild - Examples from Inside the Microsoft build engine : Using Msbuild and Team Foundation Build

Examples from Inside the Microsoft build engine : Using Msbuild and Team Foundation Build

Biztalk assembly version updater

*Biztalk buid helper * Biztalk buid helper is a command line tool . It increments the version numbers of all btproj's in the visual studio solution(2005). eg usage : c:>BiztalkBuildHelper.exe <solutionname.sln> <newversion>

MSBuild Directory Manifest Generator

The Directory Manifest Generator creates an XML directory manifest for a specified target directory. It is designed to be run through a command-line or as an MSBuild task. It is developed in C#, using Visual Studio 2008 but targeting .Net 2.0.

Community TFS Build Extensions

The Community TFS Build Extensions site provides a place for build engineers to share workflow activities, build process template files, and tools for Team Foundation Build.


PoshBuild is a set of tools for Powershell snap-in developers. It includes tools to generate help files for Cmdlets, and to generate display format information for .NET types. Those tools are available as MSBuild tasks so these files can be generated as part of a build process.

Sedodream MSBuild Project

MSBuild tasks & loggers and other related material.

MSBuild Extras - Toolkit for .NET 1.1 "MSBee"

Member of the Power Toys for Visual Studio Collection - MSBee is an addition to MSBuild that allows developers to build managed applications in Visual Studio 2005 that target .NET 1.1.

msbuild-sample - Automated build sample using MSBuild

Automated build sample using MSBuild

SQL Server Reporting Services MSBuild Tasks

SQL Server Reporting Services MSBuild Tasks allows users to have intergrated build script for report projects and method to deploy reports

BizTalk Server 2010 Documenter

This tool creates documentation for a given BTS 2010 installation. It can be run on an ad-hoc basis using the UI or from the command line as a post build/deploy task to create a compiled help file (.chm) or Word document describing a BizTalk installation (C# VS2010)

BizTalk Host Restarter

This is a quick tool that I wrote to more quickly Stop, Start and Restart the BizTalk Host instances. It's command line, with full source code, I use it in my build scripts and deploy scripts, works a treat. MUCH faster than the BizTalk Admin Console can do the same task.

FinlogiK Statistics Collector for FxCop

The FinlogiK statistics collector tool for FxCop is intended to help development teams to track the progress of an FxCop backlog cleanup effort. It is capable of counting total remaining and TODO rule violations in an FxCop 1.35 project.

FxCop Delta

A custom check-in policy for Visual Studio Team System that runs FxCop rules before performing a check-in. FxCop Delta differs from the normal static analysis policy by running FxCop only on the code that changed since checking out, thus eliminating tens or hundreds of static ...