Over the last few minutes, you've seen a simple build file can be used by Nant to automate your software development. With tools like NUnit, Nant, and the free IDE SharpDevelop, you can begin to work with .NET without parting with the serious cash required for Visual Studio.NET.
Using Nant enables you to increase the frequency of your builds without the pain.
One thing I've learned while working on this sample is that I need to revitalize my tired CD library. For now, that's Nant: From Me to You.