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Preparing and Packaging Applications For Deployment


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
This course covers the key aspects of and approaches to packaging .NET applications for deployment and is one of a series that prepares students for Microsoft exam 70-487.

Target Audience
Developers wanting to learn about packaging their .NET solutions for deployment and those preparing for Microsoft exam 70-487.

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
2.5

Lesson Objectives

Preparing and Packaging Applications For Deployment

  • start the course
  • use Xcopy to deploy a .NET application without packaging it
  • describe application packaging and deployment options in .NET
  • switch between the Debug and Release modes
  • configure IIS server settings using an in-built mechanism
  • set application permissions and passwords
  • configure the new App Suspend model
  • use XSLT transformations to prepare web.config files for packaging
  • include or exclude files in a final application package
  • describe how certificates are used and how to include them in application packages
  • create and configure an IIS Application Pool
  • configure the settings for an Azure deployment or just a single role
  • use interning to share assemblies across servers and projects
  • implement assembly signing and strong naming
  • add an assembly to the Global Assembly Cache (GAC) as part of an application deployment
  • implement assembly and file versioning
  • create an assembly manifest
  • configure assembly binding redirects
  • manually create an application package for deployment
  • create an IIS install package for distributing a web application
  • automatically create an application package as part of the build process
  • automate a build from a TFS build server
  • configure Azure settings for an application as part of the packaging process
  • prepare an application for packaging
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