Chapter 19. Deploying Your Application

So you’ve finished your Web application and are ready to release the application onto the world. This chapter is about how you do this.

In this chapter, you will learn

  • Three methods of deploying an ASP.NET Web application

  • About important, last-minute checks you should perform before deployment

  • How to use Web Setup Projects to distribute your Web application project

Web Application Deployment Overview

There are three main methods of copying an ASP.NET Web application from a development server onto a production Web site:

  • Use XCopy deployment

  • Use the Visual Studio .NET Copy Project command

  • Use a Web Setup Project

XCopy deployment refers to ...

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