Category Archives: WIX

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 

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WIX and Custom Actions

Introduction I write this blog-post mainly because I found it hard to get the necessary information about how to create custom actions for WIX. Documentation is sparse and/or incomplete as in many other OSS projects. In a previous blog post … Continue reading 

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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 

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