Chapter 2. Building, Packaging, Deploying, and Administering Applications and Types

In this chapter:

.NET Framework Deployment Goals

Building Types into a Module

A Brief Look at Metadata

Combining Modules to Form an Assembly

Assembly Version Resource Information

Culture

Simple Application Deployment (Privately Deployed Assemblies)

Simple Administrative Control (Configuration)

Before we get into the chapters that explain how to develop programs for the Microsoft .NET Framework, let’s discuss the steps required to build, package, and deploy your applications and their types. In this chapter, I’ll focus on the basics of how to build assemblies that are for your application’s sole use. In Chapter 3, I’ll cover the more advanced concepts you’ll need to understand, ...

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