Chapter 35. Publishing ASP.NET Web Applications
To make your web application reachable by other users, you need to deploy it to a host web server, either on the Internet or on a local area network, such as your company’s network. ASP.NET 4.5 and Visual Studio 2012, as in the previous version, make the deployment experience for web applications even simpler, via a special tool named MSDeploy. They also introduce some simplifications for publishing profiles. In this chapter you learn how to publish an ASP.NET 4.5 application using a number of available techniques and get some information about what’s new in version 4.5.
Deploying a web application ...