Downloading Web Content

In many cases, you may want to deploy your application remotely via the Web. You can use Internet Explorer to download and run .NET applications, simply by creating HTML that describes which assemblies to download, where each assembly is located, and what custom configuration settings apply to the application.

As you might expect, Internet Explorer leverages many of the concepts used by the .NET Framework—particularly the use of assemblies and application configuration files. Deploying an application via Internet Explorer can be as simple as building your application and uploading it to your Web server of choice! The executable can then be referenced via a standard URL, and Internet Explorer will detect the fact that it ...

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