Posts Tagged ‘Deployment’

Deploying Office extensions – step-by-step guide

The table below gives an overview of the main features supported by the above mentioned technologies that you can use for deploying your Add-in Express based Office extensions... Read the rest of this entry →

Building a Real Time Data server for Excel: Creating the Setup project, part 10

In part 2: Avoiding VSTO, I lauded Add-in Express for having such an easy interface to create a Steup Project. I stand by what I said, but GeodesiX goes a fair bit further than just implementing a few Excel UDFs. The problem that have to address is... Read the rest of this entry →

Deploying your Add-in Express solutions

What we as developers often leave as an afterthought or the very last task on our list when developing applications, is the deployment and installation of our products. In our enthusiasm to "get the product out of the door" we forget that... Read the rest of this entry →

Video: Add-in Express deployment models – ClickOnce and ClickTwice :)

A good speech requires a good ending. The same is true for software. You invest a significant amount of time building a software solution so don’t mess it up when it comes to your deployment. Add-in Express provides two methods for deploying your addins: ClickOnce and ClickTwice. This video does three things for you... Read the rest of this entry →

From VB6 to .NET. At last…

In one of my previous lives, I was a VBA and VB6 developer: ReDim, InStr, Msgbox, If Not Obj Is Nothing and other ugly things were part of that nice life. Now I live another life and have both VB.NET and C# experience gradually shifting to C#. If you are a late wayfarer on the [...]... Read the rest of this entry →

Outlook Security Manager deployment: Summary

If your application uses the Outlook Security Manager component, you need to know how to deploy it properly. I hope that my series of article will help you on the road. In this final part I will try to sum up all the main points for you to orient yourself better in all this information... Read the rest of this entry →

Outlook Security Manager 2010 deployment: Reg Free COM & ClickOnce for Outlook 2010 64-bit, part 5

In part 2 of this series HowTo: Deploy Outlook Security Manager with ClickOnce using Reg Free COM we had a close look at how to deploy your standalone application with ClickOnce, if it uses the Outlook Security Manager component... Read the rest of this entry →

Video: How to develop Outlook 2010 plugin – architecture and programming model

The 2010 version of Add-in Express for Office and .NET will be released soon. As you might expect, the upcoming release will support the significant new features included with Office 2010 while also supporting previous versions of Office (all the way back to Office 2000)... Read the rest of this entry →

Outlook Security Manager deployment: compiling a standalone application with “AnyCPU”, part 4

This is the 4th part of the Outlook Security Manager 2010 deployment series, in which we will look at the deployment of standalone applications compiled with AnyCPU on 32-bit and 64-bit machines... Read the rest of this entry →

Outlook Security Manager deployment: self-registration in a Visual Studio setup project, part 3

We continue to look at the various ways of deploying your applications that use Outlook Security Manager. As I showed in part 2, you can register secman.dll or secman64.dll using regsvr32. Alternatively you can use the vsdrfCOMSelfReg option of your installer... Read the rest of this entry →

Outlook Security Manager deployment: bitness and regsvr32 utility, part 2

As I mentioned in the first part of this series that highlighted the basics of Outlook Security Manager 2010 deployment for .NET, ActiveX and VCL, if your software uses the Outlook Security Manager component, you need to register one of the secman or osmax files depending on the Outlook version installed on a target PC... Read the rest of this entry →

Outlook Security Manager deployment: overview

Two editions of Outlook Security Manager 2010, .net and ActiveX, support Microsoft Outlook 2010, 32-bit and 64-bit. In this series of articles I will try to cover all possible ways of how you can deploy your applications that use Outlook Security Manager, for all Outlook versions. In fact, deployment for Outlook 2000 – 2007 as well as Outlook 2010, 32-bit is practically the same, and only deploying for Outlook 2010, 64-bit has some peculiarities... Read the rest of this entry →

Add-in Express 2010 MSI-based web deployment: Managing updates, part 3

This is the third and the final part of my series about ClickTwice - MSI-based web deployment technology introduced in Add-in Express 2010. In the first article of this series I covered the basics of our MSI-based web deployment, and gave you a step-by-step guidance on creating a new setup project. And now we are going to have a close look at managing your application updates... Read the rest of this entry →

Add-in Express 2010 MSI-based web deployment: Publishing the application, part 2

In the first article of this series I covered the basics of our Add-in Express 2010 MSI-based web deployment, also known as ClickTwice :) and gave you a step-by-step guidance on creating a new setup project. Now we are going to look at the main aspects of publishing the application using this deployment technology... Read the rest of this entry →

Add-in Express 2010 MSI-based web deployment – ClickTwice :)

Add-in Express provides two basic strategies for deploying its projects: publishing an application via the ClickOnce technology, or deploying it with a traditional setup using the Windows Installer. In case of ClickOnce deployment, your application is published to some centralized location, e.g. a network share, and the user installs it from that location... Read the rest of this entry →

Modifying an existing setup project to support Office 2010, 32-bit and 64-bit, in Add-in Express 2010

This is just a list of things you need to change in your existing Add-in Express Loader-based COM Add-in project (built with Add-in Express 2009 or earlier) for your add-in to support both 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Office 2010... Read the rest of this entry →

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