using msbuild and how to get started including the editor

Posted on 2012-09-05
Last Modified: 2012-09-18
i am a user of visual studios mainly 2005 but need to use msbuild, have been trawing the web for hours trying to get started and i keep seeing this editor that every one seems to be using, looks like and editor
here is a you tube clip of one editor that some one is using

is this msbuild the editor in side or is this a diff program that edits and then uses msbuild for the compiling, just need some good explanation to get me started, as to how to build my first "hello world app" at the moment still trying to get the editor thing happening
any help would be appreciated
Question by:sydneyguy
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    MSBUILD is a standalone executable that you can invoke manually. The video is showing Visual Studio's editor being used. VS invokes msbuild to build a solution/project.

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    thanks for the help

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