Objective 4.1: Define a Client Deployment Strategy

Applications must be installed before users can run them from their own computers. Creating a setup project is simple for the developer, but the actual deployment and maintenance of an application can be very time-consuming for systems administrators. Choosing the right deployment strategy can greatly reduce the overall cost of a new application.

Understanding Installation Methods

You can install client applications using ClickOnce, Windows Installer, and XCopy. The sections that follow provide more design-level information ...

Get MCPD 70-518 Exam Ref: Designing and Developing Windows® Applications Using Microsoft® .NET Framework 4 now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience books, live events, courses curated by job role, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 top publishers.