Distributing a Program
There are several ways for you to share your program with others. By using ClickOnce publishing, you can make your program available on a CD-ROM or DVD-ROM, or you can publish it to a Web site where others can download and run it. You can also send it through e-mail, or just copy it to a disk.
In This Section
Sharing a Program: Introduction to Deployment
Introduces deployment and describes ClickOnce publishing.
Distributing a Program on CD: Publishing with ClickOnce
Explains how to publish your program to a CD-ROM or DVD in order to share it with others.
Sending a Program in E-mail: Creating a Compressed (Zipped) File
Explains how to package a program as a compressed (zipped) file and send it through e-mail.
Getting a Program in E-mail: Extracting a Compressed (Zipped) Program
Explains how to extract and run a program that you received from a friend or colleague through e-mail.
Closer Look: Including Prerequisites with Your Program
Explains how to package required components with your program by using ClickOnce publishing.
Closer Look: Distributing Your Program on the Internet
Explains how to use ClickOnce publishing to deploy a program by using a Web server.
Visual Basic Guided Tour
The Visual Basic Guided Tour is a series of sequential lessons that introduce you to the basics of programming in Visual Basic.