Cake v0.13.0 released

Tuesday, 7 June 2016
Release Notes

Version 0.13.0 of Cake has been released.

In addition to squashing a number of bugs within this release, we are happy to announce a few new features including supporting the uploading of Test Results to AppVeyor in bulk, and also a set of aliases to support VSTest.

Once again, we have been very lucky to accept a number of contributions for our amazing community members in order to help Cake moving forward.

Contributions were included from:

Full details of everything that was included in this release can be seen below.


  • #948 DotNetCoreTest() alias calls DotNetCoreRun()
  • #945 Fix DotNet CLI multi-arguments
  • #943 Cannot parse AssemblyInfo.cs files generated by MonoDevelop
  • #933 Cake.Core.Tooling.ToolRepository.Register(FilePath) path not validated
  • #930 Problems using XmlPeek and XmlPoke in XML files with DOCTYPE
  • #874 MakeNSIS() does not support filepath for scripts with blanks in path name
  • #671 Custom command line switches can't contain spaces in value


  • #966 Signtool: Add support for description URL (/du)
  • #908 Support uploading test results XML to AppVeyor
  • #894 Add support for the vstest.console.exe unit test runner
  • #646 Add Module Support


  • #958 Add setter for Verbosity in ICakeLog
  • #952 Add support for additional arguments to DotNetCoreExecute and DotNetCoreRun
  • #917 Allow setting boolean values for built in Cake arguments
  • #897 Add DevelopmentDependency to NuGetPackSettings
  • #880 Project parser should support TargetFrameworkProfile
  • #879 Add tests for Project Parser


  • #951 Cake.Core.Tooling namespace isn't documented
  • #937 Incorrect documentation in obsolete attribute
  • #928 Correct documentation for ILMerge
  • #927 Add Summary Documentation for all aliases