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This article was previously published as Microsoft Knowledge Base article 829019.
This article contains information about the Microsoft Deploying .NET Applications Lifecycle Guide. This guide contains information about how to plan and to implement the effective deployment of your Microsoft .NET Framework-based applications (Framework applications).
If your organization is developing Framework applications, you face the challenge of deploying these applications efficiently and reliably throughout your environment. If you are experienced in the area of deployment, some of the challenges will be familiar. However, there are many new technologies in Framework applications and several considerations that are unique to deploying them.
This guide describes the experiences of both Microsoft and external consultants in the relevant field to give you some of the best information that is available about effective Framework application deployment. This guide provides information about how to deploy all types of Framework applications by using a variety of mechanisms, including no-touch deployment, and Microsoft Windows Installer package deployment.
This guide discusses the deployment lifecycle from planning applications through to maintaining applications. It also describes how applications that are built on different versions of the Framework can exist in side-by-side installations.
This guide is intended for anyone who is responsible for deploying Framework applications. You do not need any specialized prerequisite knowledge to use this guide.
The Deploying .NET Applications Lifecycle Guide is organized in four chapters, as follows:
For more information, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms954585.aspxFor general information about the .NET Framework, visit the following MSDN Web site:
Article ID: 913507 - Last Review: December 3, 2007 - Revision: 2.3