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Extending the Web Publishing Pipeline to package database project deployed SQL file

A Visual Studio solution file may contain both database project and a web application project.  When deploying (not building) the database project, it can generate a .sql file containing the full sql file or an incremental upgrade file against a database.  This blogs walkthrough one way to package database project generated sql file ...

How to package and deploy COM component

I’ll use a walkthrough example to show how to package a web application with speech API COM component using Visual Studio 2010.  I wrote and tested the sample in Win7 x86 with IIS7.5, and packaged and manually installed to win2k3 x86 IIS6 (which only had 3.5 framework installed). 1. Create a C# 3.5 web application 2. Add COM reference...

How to package .NET assemblies

If we want to package and deploy GACed dll, we need to use gacAssembly web deploy provider and extend our project similarly to the one stated in the how to package registry blog.  The extended projectName.wpp.targets file looks like following:   Then you can use the following command line to package the project with ...

How to extend target file to include registry settings for web project package

Web project package and deployment targets files are written with extensibility in mind.  User can easily extend a property to include more functionalities in their package by using msbuild targets and properties.  If we check the Microsoft.Web.Publishing.targets file under “%Program Files%MSBuildMicrosoftVisualStudiov10.0Web...

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