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Add Continuous Integration Capabilities to Team Foundation Server : Page 3

Continuous Integration is an agile process that rebuilds a project whenever the underlying code changes. Find out how to modify your Team Foundation Server projects' "build types" to implement continuous integration features such as automatic builds, testing, and problem notification.

Automating the Build Process
Figure 9. Select Install Location: Select the Team Foundation Server site to use when installing the CI Web service.
Now that you have created and tested a build type, the next step is to configure it to run whenever a developer checks code into the team project. Microsoft supplies a notify.asmx Web service that can automate the team build when a check-in event occurs. You need to download and install the Web service, configure it, and bind the source control check-in event to the Web service.

To begin,