Automating Solution Package Creation for Windows SharePoint Services by Using MSBuild

Learn how to use MSBuild to automatically generate solution package files for Windows SharePoint Services.

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 includes a new method of deploying custom code and functionality to SharePoint sites that acts as the internal installer framework for Windows SharePoint Services. A Windows SharePoint Services solution package (*.wsp) is a CAB file that includes all custom code and files that should be deployed to a SharePoint site.

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Andrew Connell
Developer & Chief Course Artisan, Voitanos LLC. | Microsoft MVP
Written by Andrew Connell

Andrew Connell is a web & cloud developer with a focus on Microsoft Azure & Microsoft 365. He’s received Microsoft’s MVP award every year since 2005 and has helped thousands of developers through the various courses he’s authored & taught. Andrew’s the founder of Voitanos and is dedicated to helping you be the best Microsoft 365 web & cloud developer. He lives with his wife & two kids in Florida.