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Add the ability to transform Web.Config without rebuilding

Allow Web.Config transforms to be applied to a deployment package without a rebuild under a different configuration.
QA packages can then be converted to production release packages without fear of introducing any subsequent changes.
Add ins exist but would prefer to have built in support

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    David David shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the suggestion. If I understand you correctly you want to be able to create a single Web Deploy package and then use that to publish to multiple destinations, including executing the web.config transform?

    We are certainly looking at this scenario. I have created a prototype of what this support might look like. I’d love to get your thoughts on it. I’ve created a 5 minute video. You can take a look at http://sedodream.com/2012/03/14/PackageWebUpdatedAndVideoBelow.aspx.

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      • Sean KearneySean Kearney commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        PackageWeb is good first pass prototype! Can you look to support all .config files, not just web.config?

      • Todd BehuninTodd Behunin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Love this idea. IMO, the Package/Publish features in ASP.Net/Visual Studio is incomplete without having this!

      • David David commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Hi Sayed,

        Thanks for the response, this is exactly what we need!

        Keep up the good work.

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