19 בדצמבר 2007
With the release of MSBuild Sidekick v2, several questions have been asked repeatedly. But what is the better venue to have a semblance of dialog than blog? So here is a short list of Questions and Answers:
Q: What does "limited-time beta version" mean?A: The version released has a time bomb in it that will expire on December 31st (meaning that the application will not work past this date). That's as far as "limited-time" is concerned; "beta" means that since it is a first public release it is not free of bugs. However, the feedback we have received to this...
10 בדצמבר 2007
Great thanks to John Robbins for identifying the issue with the installation of MSBuild Sidekick v2 on Vista (the installation on Vista without admin privileges failed). As of December 7th, the issue was fixed.
The updated installer can be downloaded here.
3 בדצמבר 2007
I have decided that I am going to blog a bit about new features we have in v2 of our tool; the first feature selected is target visualization.
The rational behind this feature goes like that - what if my build script takes lots of time to execute? Then changing it, running it, changing again to fix issues etc. becomes bothesome very quickly. So ideally one should be able to preview the build script execution (similar perhaps to EXPLAIN PLAN Oracle command, if you know what I mean).
In MSBuild Sidekick v2 we provide Target Diagram view; when project is loaded, the menu "Tools"->"View...