ClickOnce is a new deployment technology for the .NET 2005 development platform. Precisely what is ClickOnce? What obstacle does it overcome and how? Provide an example of how you might use this technology.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 24, 2021, 6:16 pm ad1c9bdddf
ClickOnce deployment is available only in Visual Studio 2005 and only for Windows applications.
ClickOnce reduces the time and effort required to deploy Windows applications across a network. Rather than distribute a separate executable to each individual hard drive, ClickOnce places the executable on a common Web page, from which all users can launch it. As part of the launch process, a copy is retrieved to the user's hard drive that can be used to re-launch the application locally. However, this local copy regularly checks the source executable on the Web page for updates.
Updates to the Windows application can be re-published to the Web server, and the newer application files are then available to ...