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» Installer Class and Custom Actions
by Arnaldo Sandoval | Published 10/15/2007 |  | Rating:

When the time come to deploy our applications using the "Setup and Deployment Project" template in Visual Studio .Net, we get concerned about its power, the fact is that you can do a lot of things by implementing an "Installer Class" as part of the installation package's Custom Actions.

The "Installer Class" object enables your Application's installation package to do several things on the machine where your application is getting installed, the Installer Class is nothing more than a program that you integrate with the installation package.    As such it will have access to all the resources on the target machine.

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» Creating AutoRun Media to deploy your application.
by Arnaldo Sandoval | Published 08/03/2007 |  | Rating:

A challenge we all face after finalizing an application is its distribution.  There are so many options available to us nowadays.

 One of them is by burning a distribution media, which could either be a CD or DVD (perhaps, even a USB drive). Your aim should be that once the user inserts your distribution media the installation process starts automatically or greet the user with a professional looking web page.

This article will take your through the steps required to create your distribution media to autorun as soon as the user inserts it into the workstation drive.

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» Asking the Right Question: Penetration Testing vs. Vulnerability Analysis Tools, Which Is Best?
by Dennis Hurst | Published 02/27/2007 |  | Rating:

Lately, many people have been asking what is more important: using vulnerability analysis tools to assess web-based applications or instead focusing on penetrating testing. The fact is that both are important and that a combination approach can prove to be more valuable. Learn more about how the web application security industry has evolved and what needs to be done to ensure the security of applications.

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» Beyond Stored Procedures: Defense-in-Depth Against SQL Injection
by Bryan Sullivan | Published 07/17/2006 |  | Rating:

   Unless you are certain that you have taken the right steps to counter SQL Injection attacks, you may be more vulnerable than you think.

    This article has been written by Bryan Sullivan, who is a development manager at SPI Dynamics, a Web application security products company. 

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» Why and How to build a Continuous Integration Environment for the .NET platform
by James Kaplewicz | Published 01/18/2005 |  | Unrated

This guide is a learning tool and also a detailed manual to reference for executives, managers and developers on 'Why and How to build a Continuous Integration Environment for the .NET platform'. It covers everything from the basics of Continuous Integration to significant business advantages, as well as overview diagrams to detailed setup. Documentation included covers requirements, processes, procedures, references and example code involved in setting up an environment.

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» The Installer
by George Poth | Published 09/20/2003 |  | Rating:
Making an installer is not necessarily a difficult thing. It's just that you have to know how. [read article...]