Join Walt Ritscher for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating an installer with Visual Studio, part of Visual Studio 2010 Essential Training.
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Installing a production application on a local computer is more than just…copying files to the Program Files folder.…You might need to check for dependencies and verify that a previous licensed…version is available before continuing.…You may need to remove certain files before installing the new version.…It is a common practice to create items in the Start menu and copy help and…documentation files to the computer.…If you need to perform any of these tasks, you must create a setup program.…The Windows Installer API exists to assist us in these scenarios.…Visual Studio contains an installer project that creates Windows Installer files…for your application.…
For this demonstration, I'm going to use a solution called InstallerDeploy that…contains the application that I want to install, which is PixelSmithDesktop.…This is that WPF application we've seen in other movies in this chapter.…I'm going to start by adding an installer project.…I'll right-click on my Solution and choose Add > New Project.…
- Creating a Visual Studio project
- Building the user interface
- Binding to an RSS feed
- Coding with IntelliSense
- Creating rich Internet applications with Silverlight
- Building Windows applications with Windows Forms
- Integrating with SQL Server
- Working with Microsoft Office applications
- Understanding extensibility in Visual Studio
- Working with data, ADO.NET and datasets
- Using source control
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Getting Started
2. Exploring the Visual Studio Workspace (IDE)
3. Building a Simple Application
4. Exploring the Code Editors
5. Working with Code
6. Understanding the Project Types
7. Digging Into Your Data
8. Debugging Your Application
9. Testing Your Application
10. Deploying Your Application
11. Working with Source Control
12. Integrating with Microsoft Office Applications
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13. Extending Visual Studio
14. Configuring Your Application
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