Environmental Transforms/AppSettings Transforms for Visual Studio 2013 Preview

Published on Author Michael

In a recent series of articles I discussed how to create an environmental tranform template that could be run on each build.  I also posted a series of articles on how to generate a template to generate a strongly typed class to back appsettings in a configuration file.  Alas shortly thereafter VS2013 Preview was released… Continue reading Environmental Transforms/AppSettings Transforms for Visual Studio 2013 Preview

Environmental Config Transforms, Part 2

Published on Author Michael

Update 29 July 2013: Refer to this link for updated code supporting Visual Studio 2013 Preview. In the previous article we updated the build process to support environmental config transforms in projects and to have the transforms run on any build.  In this article we are going to package up the implementation to make it very… Continue reading Environmental Config Transforms, Part 2

Environmental Config Transforms, Part 1

Published on Author Michael

Configuration file transforms have been around for quite a while and most companies use them to generate different config files for each environment but Visual Studio does not really support the functionality most companies need.  In this article I’m going to talk about why the existing Visual Studio implementation is flawed and how to fix… Continue reading Environmental Config Transforms, Part 1

Using T4 to Create an AppSettings Wrapper, Part 7

Published on Author Michael

Update 29 July 2013: Refer to this link for updated code supporting Visual Studio 2013 Preview. In this final article in the series we’re finishing up the deployment projects started last time.  When we’re complete we’ll have a set up projects that can be used to build and deploy T4 templates where needed.  The projects will… Continue reading Using T4 to Create an AppSettings Wrapper, Part 7