This documentation presents an overview of the MFDeploy tool. The MFDeploy tool copies applications to .NET Micro Framework devices. Its primary use is for production environments.
In addition to deploying applications to devices, MFDeploy enables you to test a device to see if it is responsive, create a standard application deployment that can be replicated on multiple devices, manage device keys for application signing, and perform some debugging tasks.
In This Section
- Selecting and Managing Devices
This overview explains how to select a device and perform common device management tasks.
- Managing Firmware Image Files
This overview explains how to select a firmware image file and deploy it to your hardware device.
- Deploying Applications
This overview explains how to create and sign an application deployment.
- Managing Device Keys
This overview explains tells how to create and update public and private keys that are used for signing code on your devices.
- Configuring Your Device Connection
This overview describes how to use MFDeploy to configure your device's USB or network connection.
- Selecting the Default Port
This section describes how to set the default serial port that MFDeploy uses for connecting with a device.
- Using the MFDeploy Debugging Features
This overview explains how to use the debugging features provided by MFDeploy.
- Invoking MFDeploy from the Command Line
This overview describes the options available for invoking MFDeploy from the command line.
- Accomplishing Common Tasks
This overview explains and demonstrates the most common tasks that MFDeploy can accomplish.
- Customizing MFDeploy
This overview explains how to use the application programming interface (API) to develop your own customized versions of MFDeploy.