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Mastering LOB Development for Silverlight 5: A Case Study in Action by Rocío Serrano, Braulio Díez

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Enhancing the experience—tooling up and updating

As we have already seen, enabling the OOB mode in our application is something quite straightforward. Nevertheless, the following doubts may have arisen:

  • In some cases, I want to know if my application is running in normal or OOB mode to, for instance, show one UI or another. How can I do that?
  • How can I know if the application is already installed?
  • When installing from a not very intuitive contextual menu, is there any way to display our own UI in order to allow the user to install the application?
  • How do I uninstall an OOB application?
  • I would like to let the users install my application from a CD, eliminating the need to be connected to the Web. Is that possible?
  • When a new version of my application ...

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