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Author Topic: another possibly useful app that builds visual studio files from the win shell  (Read 1838 times)


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So yet another app that I've been using for over a year. If you're like me and you download a lot of source code you might find this a little useful.

Basically it allows you to right click a sln or csproj(for now) and upgrade or build it straight from there. Its not too much magic, just using visual studios hidden command line interface.

Here's what it looks like:

You need to set the path to devenv.exe (I know its crappy but I coded this while I was in high school :-[). You can also set the path to csc which will allow compiling .cs files form the shell. But for .net 3.x+ it doesn't work to well. Basically the program creates a batch file and runs it, it creates a output.txt file with info. Also, if you try building older solution instead of upgrading, the build will fail.

Tell me if you guys find this useful and I might actually bother to update the code!  :Thmbsup:
« Last Edit: December 05, 2009, 09:29:57 AM by giddy »


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neat  :up: :up: