Category Archives: installation

Windows Docker Containers

Introduction In this post I am going to show step by step how to install a local version of Windows Server 2016 TP5 in Hyper-V and how to configure it to be a container host. Tutorial It is still not … Continue reading 

Also posted in ASP.NET vNext, containers, docker, How To, introduction, Setup, tutorial | 5 Comments

Creating an Ubuntu developer VM on Hyper-V – Part 4

Introduction We have been in the past and still are to a certain extent a .NET shop. Thus it is very important to us that we can develop our backend using ASP.NET Web API. ASP.NET vNext is now OSS and … Continue reading 

Also posted in ASP.NET vNext, How To, introduction, REST, Setup, Ubuntu, VM | 1 Comment

Creating an Ubuntu developer VM on Hyper-V – Part 3

Introduction In the previous two posts (here and here) I first prepared a new Ubuntu 14.x VM running hosted in Hyper-V on Windows 8.1 Enterprise. Then I installed all the necessary tools and libraries to start developing Web applications using … Continue reading 

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Creating an Ubuntu developer VM on Hyper-V – Part 2

Installing MongoDB For a more detailed description of the process refer to the official MongoDB documentation here. First off we have to import the MongoDB public GPG key Then, similar as we did for Mono in the previous post we … Continue reading 

Also posted in GetEventStore, How To, introduction, MongoDB, Setup, Ubuntu | 2 Comments

Creating an Ubuntu developer VM on Hyper-V

Introduction I had a need to quickly create a Linux VM on a Windows 8.1 machine to use for Angular JS and .NET development. I have not been using Unix or any variant of it for years so this was … Continue reading 

Also posted in How To, Setup, Ubuntu, VM | 6 Comments

Creating a bootstrapper with dotNetInstaller

Introduction In previous post I described how to create a Microsoft Installer package with the WIX framework and how to create managed custom actions for an installer created with WIX. We are distributing our products to clients having different environments. … Continue reading 

Also posted in bootstrapper, How To, WIX | 6 Comments

Walking through the creation of a complex installer package

Introduction In this post I want to describe the issues and pain points I had when trying to generate a setup package for a complex product with many thousand of files. This is a post mainly for self documenting purposes … Continue reading 

Also posted in NSIS, tutorial, WIX | 7 Comments