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Windows Installer Updates and Patching Seminar

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Stefan Krueger

Stefan Krueger


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Posted 23 June 2003 - 14:18

InstallShield Offers New MSI Training Class: “Designing and Deploying MSI Updates and Patches”

In response to the often complicated task of building Windows Installer patches and updates, InstallShield® Software Corporation announced the new "Designing and Deploying MSI Updates and Patches" class.

One of the greatest challenges today's software developers face is keeping users current with the latest application updates. Application maintenance is time-consuming, and the complexities of MSI can make creating patches and updates even more painful. In this new training class, InstallShield experts will clear up common misconceptions about patching; provide a solid understanding of MSI patch behavior; and teach best practices for designing, validating and deploying patches and updates. Developers will leave the class with concrete solutions to real-life patching and upgrading issues.

Key seminar topics include:

  • In-depth Analysis of MSI Patching and Updating technology
  • Optimizing Setups for future Updates
  • Building and Delivering Updates and Patches
  • Update and Patch Validation
  • Diagnosing and Solving Problems

Robert Dickau has more than 10 years of experience writing software training materials and delivering courses and presentations worldwide, and has worked with Windows Installer technology since its beta program in 1998. He is a Senior Technical Trainer at InstallShield Software Corporation. Robert is co-author of the InstallShield Press book Administrator's Introduction to Application Repackaging and Software Deployment using Windows Installer, and author of the InstallShield Professional, InstallShield Developer, and InstallShield MultiPlatform training manuals.
Chris Woerner has over 12 years of experience in software development and has become a functional expert in the field of software updates. He is a Product Champion at InstallShield Software Corporation and is responsible for the development and marketing of the InstallShield Update Service, which he has led from concept through market release.
Bob Baker is an expert on Windows Installer and designing MSI setups, and is currently a technical trainer for InstallShield specializing in the tools that deal with the Windows Installer service. He is the author of the InstallShield Press book Getting Started with InstallShield Developer and Windows Installer Setups and the co-author of the book Administrator's Introduction to Application Repackaging and Software Deployment using Windows Installer. He has previously held the positions of Program Manager and Director of Product Support Services at InstallShield.

Seminar Locations
"Designing and Deploying MSI Updates and Patches" will be held via Live Satellite Classroom Broadcast on August 8, 2003, in the following 16 U.S cities:
Atlanta, GA; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Detroit, MI; Los Angeles, CA; Minneapolis, MN; Orlando, FL; Philadelphia, PA; Phoenix, AZ; New York, NY; San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA; and Washington, DC.

Price: $299 (incl. printed seminar booklet)

or call 888-560-6933