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Deploying Applications

The .NET Framework provides a number of basic features that make it easier to deploy a variety of applications. This section briefly describes those features and provides information about packaging and distributing applications with the .NET Framework.

In This Section

.NET Framework Deployment Features
Provides a brief overview of the deployment features in the .NET Framework
.NET Framework Deployment Basics
Provides an overview of packaging and distributing .NET Framework applications.
Deployment Scenarios
Describes several possible deployment scenarios for .NET Framework applications.
How the Runtime Locates Assemblies
Describes how the common language runtime determines which assembly to use to fulfill a binding request.
Redistributing the .NET Framework
Describes where to obtain the .NET Framework redistributable package, Dotnetfx.exe, and how to use it to deploy the .NET Framework on user and server computers.

Related Sections

Deploying XML Web Services
Describes how to deploy an XML Web service.
Packaging and Deploying Resources
Describes how to package and deploy resources.
Deploying an Interop Application
Describes how to deploy an interop application.
Developing a Simple Windows Forms Control
Describes key steps for authoring a custom Windows Forms control.
Developing a Simple ASP.NET Server Control
Describes key steps for authoring a custom server control.
Deploying an Application for COM Access
Describes how to deploy applications for use by COM clients.