Windows installer has its own way to display installer user interface which is far different from other technologies. MSI supports few controls compared to .Net or other platform. Though it is not very difficult, still it is hard job to develop sophisticated installation package with good user interface, even after using well known installer software. NvnInstaller.MsiDotNet api makes this job easier.
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The new Windows 7 user interface features can offer Web developers significant productivity gains in terms of organizing, finding, and navigating to commonly used resources. This article introduces you to the improvements which can cut significant time from otherwise mundane daily workflow tasks.
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