Deploying .NET Framework Applications
The .NET Framework provides a number of basic features that make it easier to deploy a variety of applications. This section briefly describes those features and provides information about packaging and distributing applications with the .NET Framework.
In This Section
Deployment How-to Topics
Provides links to all How-to and Walkthrough topics found in the conceptual documentation for deployment.
.NET Framework 3.5 Deployment Guide for Application Developers
Explains how developers can install .NET Framework on their users' computers with their applications.
.NET Framework 3.5 Deployment Guide for Administrators
Explains how a system administrator can deploy the .NET Framework and its system dependencies across a network.
Deploying Applications and Components
Discusses deployment options in Visual Studio.
.NET Framework Deployment Features
Provides a brief overview of the deployment features in the .NET Framework.
.NET Framework Deployment Basics
Provides an overview of packaging and distributing .NET Framework applications.
.NET Framework Client Profile
Describes how to configure and deploy client applications that target the .NET Framework Client Profile.
ClickOnce Deployment for Windows Forms Applications
Describes how to package a Windows Forms application and deploy it with ClickOnce to client computers on a network.
Deployment Scenarios for .NET Framework Applications
Describes several possible deployment scenarios for .NET Framework applications.
How the Runtime Locates Assemblies
Describes how the common language runtime determines which assembly to use to fulfill a binding request.
Redistributing the .NET Framework
Describes where to obtain the .NET Framework redistributable package, Dotnetfx.exe, and how to use it to deploy the .NET Framework on user and server computers.
Deploying XML Web Services
Describes how to deploy an XML Web service.
Packaging and Deploying Resources
Describes how to package and deploy resources.
Deploying an Interop Application
Describes how to deploy an interop application.
How to: Develop a Simple Windows Forms Control
Describes key steps for authoring a custom Windows Forms control.
Walkthrough: Developing and Using a Custom Web Server Control
Describes key steps for authoring a custom server control.
Deploying an Application for COM Access
Describes how to deploy applications for use by COM clients.