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Creating a Visual Studio Code Task for Building a .NET Core Project

Visual Studio Code is a great new multi platform code editor from Microsoft currently in beta. It is a lot more lightweight than Visual Studio. But when writing code I in VS Code I missed the Ctrl-Shift-B shortcut. It makes sense that VS Code doesn’t have it – after all it doesn’t know what is being written and the build targets, and you can always build without it in .NET Core using  dnu build but it can be added back in. Visual Studio Code Tasks Turns out you can integrate your own tasks into VS Code – when combined with Gulp it becomes…

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