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Automated Smart Client Deployment and Update - Today and Tomorrow

Smart client application architecture is gaining ground as a replacement for many intranet and some internet web applications. Smart client architectures have many considerations that you need to take into account to build a well robust, reliable, scalable, performant, and secure app. However, building the application is only part of the battle. Once you get the smart client application designed and tested along with its supporting middle tier components, you need to deploy the application to client machines and support it with (possibly frequent) updates while it is there. This article will discuss some of your options, including capabilities that exist today with .NET 1.1 such as Windows Installer, No Touch Deployment, and the Updater Application Block, as well as those that will soon arrive with the release of .NET 2.0, specifically ClickOnce.

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