How to Troubleshoot Build Server Failure Visual Studio 2010

This video presents how to troubleshoot build server failure in Visual Studio 2010. Before looking for a solution it is important to understand the problem. If the error messages in the build logs don’t seem to help, you can always enable tracing on the build server to get more information on what could possibly be […]

Introduction to Rake

In this screencast Mohammad Azam introduces Rake. Rake is a build framework for Ruby language but it can also be used to build, compile .NET applications.


In this podcast, Peter Mounce talks about using Ruby rake to aid with automating .NET software builds – stating that a build script should use a scripting language, because XML hurts too much. Peter walked through the basics of what rake allows one to do; tasks, file-tasks, and dependencies. He demonstrates a build script leveraging […]