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Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2015 Cookbook by Tarun Arora

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Creating a new build task using the TFBuild Extensibility framework

The new build system comes with a wide range of prepackaged build tasks. Out-of-the-box tasks are complimented with the presence of popular scripting engines. This helps address scenarios that aren't directly covered with the out-of box-tasks. The new build system has been architected from the ground up with a special focus on extensibility. In this recipe, you'll learn how to create a new build task using the extensibility framework available in the new build system.

Getting ready

The TFS Extensions command-line utility (tfx-cli) needs to be used for building task management. The utility is based on Node.js. As a prerequisite to using tfx-cli, download and install Node.js from ...

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