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<strong>About AppLife Update</strong><br /><br />

Screenshot of AppLife Update

With AppLife Update, you enable your users to obtain updates to your software without asking them to first determine which file to download, or whether to uninstall first, or whether to shutdown… These kinds of decisions are often the barriers that prevent users from obtaining updates. All of this is done with a flexible solution that allows you, the developer, to control the process.

<strong>Screenshot of AppLife Update</strong><br /><em><p>With AppLife Update, you enable your users to obtain updates to your software without asking them to first determine which file to download, or whether to uninstall first, or whether to shutdown… These kinds of decisions are often the barriers that prevent users from obtaining updates. All of this is done with a flexible solution that allows you, the developer, to control the process.</p>
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Creating a New Update Project

To set up a new project, specify where your updates be hosted, how you would like to control versioning and if your updates require permissions elevation. You can utilize any http, ftp, UNC or file path location to host your updates. There are no server requirements, except that your application must be able to connect to this location.

<strong>Creating a New Update Project</strong><br /><em><p>To set up a new project, specify where your updates be hosted, how you would like to control versioning and if your updates require permissions elevation. You can utilize any http, ftp, UNC or file path location to host your updates. There are no server requirements, except that your application must be able to connect to this location.</p>
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Publishing an Update

Once you have defined your update and built your update package, you can publish the update directly to the network resource that will distribute the update package to your clients. Publishing your update uploads the new Director file and update package file to the location designated in the Publish Location property. The location can be a file path, UNC path, ftp location, or http location. To publish to an http location, the web server must be configu

<strong>Publishing an Update</strong><br /><em><p>Once you have defined your update and built your update package, you can publish the update directly to the network resource that will distribute the update package to your clients. Publishing your update uploads the new Director file and update package file to the location designated in the Publish Location property. The location can be a file path, UNC path, ftp location, or http location. To publish to an http location, the web server must be configu</p>
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Update Actions

AppLife Update Action List updates consist of a list of Update Actions that are executed sequentially. When an update author is defining the update process for their software, Update Actions are used to modify the current installation on deployed clients.

<strong>Update Actions</strong><br /><em><p>AppLife Update Action List updates consist of a list of Update Actions that are executed sequentially. When an update author is defining the update process for their software, Update Actions are used to modify the current installation on deployed clients.</p>
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Build and Publish

Build Normal/Limited Update - Executes the process of compiling the update package and updating the Director with information about the new package. The availability of the new update is dependent on the current state of the Availability setting. The new update package and updated Director is placed in the project s build folder.

<strong>Build and Publish</strong><br /><em><p>Build Normal/Limited Update - Executes the process of compiling the update package and updating the Director with information about the new package. The availability of the new update is dependent on the current state of the Availability setting. The new update package and updated Director is placed in the project s build folder.</p>
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Managing Updates

Manage published updates, the activities that can be performed from this dialog include removing an update, change targets, modify summary text, release a test update, modify custom data, copy an update to another location, extract an update’s contents, view the build log and copy update actions to the clipboard.

<strong>Managing Updates</strong><br /><em><p>Manage published updates, the activities that can be performed from this dialog include removing an update, change targets, modify summary text, release a test update, modify custom data, copy an update to another location, extract an update’s contents, view the build log and copy update actions to the clipboard.</p>
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