I want xml transforms to happen on build instead of only publish.

by Donovan Brown 11. January 2013 20:24

Problem:

I have xml transforms I want to preform on build not only on publish. I also want an easy way to transform my config files during my team build.  Finally I want to use it on app.configs in WPF applications as well.

Solution:

Use SlowCheetah XML Transforms package.  You can install it from the Extension Manager in Visual Studio. 

Explanation:

SlowCheetah enables you to transform your app.config or any other XML file based on the build configuration. It also adds additional tooling to help you create XML transforms.

 http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/69023d00-a4f9-4a34-a6cd-7e854ba318b5


 

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My name is Donovan Brown and I am a Technology Specialist for DevTools with Microsoft with a background in application development.  I also run one of the Nation’s fastest growing online registration sites for motorsports events DLBRacing.com.  When I am not writing software I race cars for fun.  DLBRacing.com has given me the opportunity to combine my two passions writing software and racing cars.

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