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.
One of the most essential steps in managing web application updates is the ability to recover to a point in time prior to the update should the deployment of updates be unsuccessful. MSDeploy simplifies this step and can even be incorporated into build definitions to create automated backups when a deployment build is executed. To Read more about Creating a backup of a Web Site using MSDeploy/Web Deploy[…]