MSBuild VS versions

Compare MSBuild vs versions and see what are their differences.

MSBuild

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

versions

This repo contains information about the various component versions that ship with .NET Core. (by dotnet)
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MSBuild versions
11 1
4,721 123
0.6% 2.4%
9.8 9.2
7 days ago 6 days ago
C# C#
MIT License MIT License
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MSBuild

Posts with mentions or reviews of MSBuild. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-06.

versions

Posts with mentions or reviews of versions. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-05-20.
  • Standard File/Project Structure?
    4 projects | reddit.com/r/csharp | 20 May 2021
    All of their internal build process for dotnet itself is on GitHub. https://github.com/dotnet/arcade/blob/main/Documentation/Maestro.md and https://github.com/dotnet/versions and related projects.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing MSBuild and versions you can also consider the following projects:

Cake - :cake: Cake (C# Make) is a cross platform build automation system.

NUKE - 🏗 The AKEless Build System for C#/.NET

Psake - A build automation tool written in PowerShell

FAKE - FAKE - F# Make

CS Make - Sake Build

Roslyn - The Roslyn .NET compiler provides C# and Visual Basic languages with rich code analysis APIs.

FlubuCore - A cross platform build and deployment automation system for building projects and executing deployment scripts using C# code.

Albacore - Albacore is a professional quality suite of Rake tasks for building .NET or Mono based systems.

Nake - Magic script-based C# task runner for .NET Core

Invoke-Build - Build Automation in PowerShell

EmptyLicensesLicx - Easy continuous integration of apps using third-party controls that rely on licenses.licx files

BuildVersioning - Simple build versioning for .NET, powered by Git tags