Chapter 6. Completing the Application: Packaging and Deployment

In this chapter:

Implementing Help 219

Locking Down Your Application 225

Deploying the Runtime 228

Building a Device Installer 229

Security Policies and Code Signing 231

The Global Assembly Cache 234

Building a Desktop Installer 238

In this chapter, we discuss the often overlooked tasks involved in packaging and deploying your completed code to your target devices. First, we talk about how to add online help content to your application, and then we describe some techniques you can use to lock down devices to your specific applications. Finally, we discuss the steps involved in producing a simple installer package that you can use to deploy your application and content files to smart devices. ...

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