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There was a mismatch between the processor architecture of the project being built “MSIL” and the processor architecture of the reference

When building my project in SharePoint 2010 I get the error: There was a mismatch between the processor architecture of the project being built "MSIL" and the processor architecture of the reference ...
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Sharepoint Updates and Build Numbers

I have two servers, one test and one production in which I ran the following command from Sharepoint Management Shell. (get-spfarm).buildversion I got two different build versions: 14.0.6117.5002 ...
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Build SharePoint 2013 solutions by simply copying the assemblies to your machine

Let me start off by saying that I know you can't install SharePoint 2013 on a Windows 7 machine (confirmed here). However my situation is this: I am in the process of upgrading a large SharePoint ...
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The assembly is created after its built or deployment?

I was wondering when do the runtime create the assembly of my sharepoint project, is it after building it or after it deployment ??
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How to pull SharePoint 2010 Reference assemblies for dedicated build server

I am trying to build my SP2010 projects on a clean build server. All of my project's are building fine with one exception. One Visual Web Part project fails with the following error on the build ...
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How can I build a .wsp inside of a MSBuild target?

Is there anyway I can build .wsp file using MSBuild target? I am able to pass t:/Package to msbuild.exe but can I pass it MSBuild target too? Do I need to use MAKECAB.exe? I hope not..
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Use site URL in build event

I wrote a powershell script that associates a workflow with a site and I want to call it in the post-build event of the workflow project in visual studio. How do I get the "Site URL" field in the ...
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Does MSBuild 2010 /t:Package switch package an existing DLL or build it first?

Does MSBuild 2010 /t:Package switch package an existing SharePoint WebPart or build it first? In other words can I do the following: MSBuild /p:Configuration=Release /m MyWebPart.csproj Then do ...
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How can i create app package for SharePoint 2013 App Catalog by using MSBuild?

I know that I can create an app package in VisualStudio 2012 RC simply by right clicking on App Project and then clicking "Publish". But how I can do the same with MSBuild?
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UAT refresh best practices

The scenario is as follows: SP2010 production farm and UAT farm will have the same setup. As work items are pulled to production, and users add content and SP Designer changes to production, and at ...
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Team City or TFS Team Build 2010?

We are currently in the process of setting up TFS for source control and a build server, to achieve automated build and deploy. But I'm stuck with the choosing between Team City 7 or TFS Team Build. ...
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The nature of deploying a sharepoint solution (or TO a sharepoint solution)

I'm in the really early stages of learning sharepoint and I'm struggling with a few concepts. One of which is the way in which one builds/deploys/debugs a sharepoint solution. Prior to sharepoint I'm ...
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Grant tfs build to execute sharepoint cmdlet

I use TFS Build which is configured with a service account. I've modified the worklow template to execute a powershell script. The powershell is launched but on sharepoint cmdlet I have an "access ...
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Documenting SharePoint manual configuration steps with build releases

With every build release for a custom SharePoint solution (E.g. public facing site, intranet) there will be many manual configuration steps that needs to be done. (E.g. adding a new navigation item, ...
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Pros of Sharepoint and Build Server (TFS, TeamCity,…)

What are the pros using a build server with sharepoint when having projects your working alone at?
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What is a good way to build/install/provision a full web application?

I have a fairly simple SharePoint web application, with a publishing front end, an extranet for customers and an intranet portal. I want this web app to be easily redeployable -- pretty much a ...
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SPMetal and automated build approch

When using SPMetal to generate entity classes, these classes are used in LINQ to SharePoint queries. We have a project with content type and list definitions and one project with business logic which ...
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How are you doing automated testing?

One area that I have always found a challenge is being able to get my automated builds (in whatever guise, MSBuild Nant etc) to deploy the created solution (WSP) to a remote machine, install and test ...