An often overlooked factor in software development is that the successful deployment of an application is just as important as the completion of the application itself. This chapter deals with the issue of deploying Windows Forms applications. The first section discusses the basics surrounding the installation of .NET applications. The next section shows you how to deploy an application using the Web. Finally, you learn how to install services and create a sample Microsoft Installer (MSI) installation project.
WHAT YOU NEED
DEPLOYING WINDOWS APPLICATIONS AT A GLANCE