The WiX Toolset is an open source tool for creating Windows Installer packages. It offers complete access to all the features provided by Windows Installer, but in a pragmatic, programmer-oriented way. This course provides a primer on Windows Installer technology, and then gets you up to speed on the WiX Toolset. You will learn how to create Windows installer packages, take advantage of WiX extensions, plan for product upgrades, and even how to create an installation bootstrapper for installing your application and all its prerequisites.
Matthew has spent nearly two decades developing software in the aerospace industry. While professionally he’s focused mostly on Microsoft technology, he loves learning and using all types of digital technology. Matthew’s experience varies from the design of object oriented class libraries, WPF-based UI’s to setup projects using the WiX Toolset.