Chapter 2. Initial Deployment with ClickOnce

AS DISCUSSED IN CHAPTER 1, ClickOnce makes it easy to get your smart client application into your users’ hands. From their perspective, all they have to do is click a link that you provide. From your perspective, all you have to do is drop some files on a deployment server and your application is accessible to end users. As developers, you are probably used to hearing statements like this only to discover that when you sit down and try to actually employ a technology that claims to be this easy, it never is. However, as developers, you will discover that if you use the built-in capabilities of ClickOnce, it really is this easy. And your users will find that it really is that easy to get their application ...

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