MSBuild is a powerful tool right out of the box. With the ability to manipulate files and execute external commands there is a lot of mileage a creative Build Team can squeeze from it. However, this barely scratches the surface of what it can do. When you add on the MSBuild Extensions Pack you open Read more about Executing SQL Scripts via MSBuild Extensions Pack[…]
This is an affiliated link. This book has been a great source of information about MSBuild and configuring projects for automated deployment. By the end of the book I could read MSBuild files without any trouble and could successfully configure automated deployments utilizing Build Server.