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Edition 7: Automating SharePoint builds with Continuous Integration

Anyone who has worked/working on SharePoint will understand the pain of SharePoint deployments Trust me it’s not that easy if you are planning to do everything manually.  In 7th edition of SharePoint Column I would like the readers to focus on how we can automate SharePoint deployments and save your time.  I will be pointing out awesome articles which is a must read for developers and leads as this will help you understand why and how to implement these in your projects.

1. I am sure you will be interested in understanding why would you automate a SharePoint deployment and their benefits?

http://zimmergren.net/business/automating-sharepoint-development-iterative-development-process

http://www.sharepointnutsandbolts.com/2011/06/sp2010-continuous-integrationpt-1.html

2. How can I automate SharePoint build and deployment process?

http://www.sharepointnutsandbolts.com/2011/08/sp2010-continuous-integration.html

http://www.sharepointnutsandbolts.com/2011/08/sp2010-continuous-integration-creating.html

http://www.sharepointnutsandbolts.com/2011/09/sp2010-continuous-integrationpt-4.html

http://www.sharepointnutsandbolts.com/2011/11/5th-article-in-our-ci-with-sharepoint.html

3. Any other tools that which can be used for deployments?

 Office / SharePoint 2013 Continuous Integration with TFS 2012

http://officesharepointci.codeplex.com/

http://officesharepointci.codeplex.com/documentation

 SharePoint Solution Deployer :

http://spsd.codeplex.com/

http://spdevlab.com/2013/04/23/the-pain-gain-of-sharepoint-solution-deployment-process-part-4-getting-started-with-sharepoint-solutions-deployer-spsd/

You can have a look at the previous editions available here

 
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