MSBuild VS Roslyn

Compare MSBuild vs Roslyn and see what are their differences.

MSBuild

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

Roslyn

The Roslyn .NET compiler provides C# and Visual Basic languages with rich code analysis APIs. (by dotnet)
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MSBuild Roslyn
11 97
4,769 16,073
1.2% 1.7%
9.7 10.0
1 day ago 2 days ago
C# C#
MIT License MIT License
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Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
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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.

Roslyn

Posts with mentions or reviews of Roslyn. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-06-16.

What are some alternatives?

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

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

NUKE - πŸ— The AKEless Build System for C#/.NET

Mono-basic - Visual Basic Compiler and Runtime

Psake - A build automation tool written in PowerShell

FAKE - FAKE - F# Make

F# - Please file issues or pull requests here: https://github.com/dotnet/fsharp

Bridge.NET - :spades: C# to JavaScript compiler. Write modern mobile and web apps in C#. Run anywhere with Bridge.NET.

CS Make - Sake Build

ClojureCLR - A port of Clojure to the CLR, part of the Clojure project

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

SharpLab - .NET language playground

Roslyn-linq-rewrite - Compiles C# code by first rewriting the syntax trees of LINQ expressions using plain procedural code, minimizing allocations and dynamic dispatch.