Building without Visual Studio

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This page will be a tutorial for building of the Source SDK 2013 without Microsoft Visual Studio.

The tool that will be used is msbuild.exe, which is included with the .NET Framework.

It is assumed that all of the fixes specified in Source SDK 2013 were applied to your source code.

Step 1: MSBuild.exe

Open up the command prompt (C:/windows/system32/cmd.exe) and type "msbuild.exe".

Note.png Note: msbuild.exe is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file, ensure the .NET framework is installed and navagate to C:/Program Files/MSbuild/foo/bin or wherever the msbuild executable is on your system.

You should get the response