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Windows Forms Programming in C# by Chris Sells

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No-Touch Deployment

In addition to letting you deploy WinForms controls, .NET also lets you use IE to deploy entire WinForms applications. This is a completely new feature for the Windows platform. You can best see its value by trying it:

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Using the New Project dialog, create a new Windows application and call it DeploymentFun.
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Feel free to drag and drop some controls from the Toolbox, but before going too far, compile your application.
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In the shell explorer, navigate to your DeploymentFun\bin folder and right-click on the Debug folder, choosing Properties.
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Choose Web Sharing and turn it on, using DeploymentFun as the name of the share. This will create a new Internet Information Server (IIS) Web application containing DeploymentFun.exe. ...

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