Visual Studio Build

The Visual Studio Build bundled plugin uses Microsoft Visual Studio to build applications and create assemblies and executable programs. 


Before you can use the Visual Studio Build plugin in a chain, you need to install Visual Studio Build on an agent and add it as a capability. For details, see Add capabilities to agents.

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Configure Visual Studio Build plugin

When you add the Visual Studio Build plugin to a chain, specify the plugin configuration details.

To configure the Visual Studio Build step:

  1. Add the Visual Studio Build step to a chain, as described in Create chains.

  2. Enter the plugin configuration details:

    Field Description
    Title Enter a name for the plugin step or accept the default name.
    Project file Enter the path to the Visual Studio project file (.proj or .sln) relative to the stream's root.
    Task Select the goal of the Visual Studio run, for example, Build or Deploy.

    Enter additional or custom options for Visual Studio, for example:


    Environment variables

    Specify environment variables that override other settings for this chain. Enter each variable on a new line in this format:


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