There are times when you may want to create your own custom build configuration in Visual Studio, such as to define compiler symbols or to set build options for different projects within the same solution. Fortunately, as I recently discovered, Visual studio makes this very simple.
Select your solution in the solution explorer, then use the Build menu to choose "Configuration Manager", which will let you manage the different configurations of your project.
Next, from the left-most drop down menu, choose "New" to create your own configuration.
From the next window, you can name your configuration, and even select whether ...