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MCPD 70-518 Exam Ref: Designing and Developing Windows® Applications Using Microsoft® .NET Framework 4 by Tony Northrup and Matthew A. Stoecker

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Chapter Summary

  • ClickOnce deployments install and run an application from a link. Like a web browser, ClickOnce applications run with partial trust by default, but you can install a publisher certificate on clients to run with higher privileges. Windows Installer deployments distribute an .msi package to clients and can make complex configuration changes to the client. You must perform a Windows Installer deployment if your application requires complex configuration changes, such as installing a COM object (which can be done with a Setup project or by using RegSvr32.exe). XCopy deployments simply copy files to a computer without performing any configuration.

  • Files with a .sql extension contain SQL scripts that create, modify, and populate databases, ...

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