Community TFS Build Extensions

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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.



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Automaton is a Continuous Integration engine optimized for Team System and Team Builds. Included is the TeamFoundationExtensions class library which includes helpers and tasks for TFS and MSBuild. THIS PROJECT IS CLOSED, CI FEATURES WAS ADDED TO TFS 2008 AND IMPROVED IN 2010.

TFS Test Plans Word Addin

TFS Test Plans Documentation makes it easier to document your test plans building word document content including test cases, test steps and shared steps extracted directly from Team Foundation Server. It's developed in C# language as a Microsoft Word 2010 add-in

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.

TFS Build Virtualizer

TFS Build Virtualizer is an extension to the Team Foundation Server build system which allows build masters to have a large number of virtualized build servers with Team Build installed. When a build is invoked the build virtualizer determines which build server to use to run the

TFS Build Monitor

The TFS Build Monitor is a windows application that monitors both TFS build status and build qualities and alerts people when status or quality changes occur. At this stage alerts can sent to either: * Twitter, or * a USB Build Light

TFS 2010 Xcode Build

The TFS Xcode Build project aims to automate Xcode (iOS, Mac OS) builds via Team Build. With source code stored in TFS, TFS Xcode Build will remotly connect to a Mac via SSH and instrument building the software through the xcodebuild command line.

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

Team Build Screen

Displays the active status of build definitions from Team Foundation Server 2010 or 2008. Can be used on developer workstations and/or displayed on a large screen so that a development team can monitor the status of the build.

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 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.

MSBuild Project Template for Visual Studio

A Visual Studio template that gives a basic framework for editing MSBuild project files from within the Visual Studio IDE, also supporting Source Control without leaving the Solution Explorer window.

Team Build Inspector

An add-in for Visual Studio Team Explorer that monitors the status of build definitions by its latest build, latest good build & underlying source code status.

MSBuild Extension Pack

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

TFS Versioning

TFS 2010 Versioning allows a build master to version assemblies (Assembly Version and Assembly File Version). It does this with version number patterns through the TFS build workflow. You can identify the version patterns in the build definintion or in a version "seed file".

TFS TeamBuild Task for CruiseControl.NET

A plug-in for CruiseControl.NET (CCNet) that provides support for Team Foundation Server Team Build, thus providing a continuous integration solution for TFS in the familiar surroundings of CCNet.

TFS 2010 Ant Build

The TFS Ant Build project aims to automate Ant builds via Team Build using the TFS 2010 build process template (not the UpgradeTemplate).

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...


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.

TFS Deployer

TFS Deployer was originally released by Readify on the 16th of December 2006. TFS Deployer enables the Team Build's Quality field in Team Foundation Server to be used to trigger a PowerShell script to be executed to automatically deploy a build to multiple environments.