Application Configuration and Deployment with Visual Basic 2008

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


The configuration and deployment of a .NET Windows Forms application is an important part of the development life cycle. This course covers how to install a Windows Forms application and configure application permissions using ClickOnce deployment. Specific areas covered include ClickOnce deployment, using the Windows Installer, security in .NET Windows Forms, and Trusted Application Deployment. This course is one of a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Technology Specialist (TS): Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, Windows Forms Application Development 70-505. Passing this exam will earn the learner the MCTS: .NET Framework 3.5, Windows Forms Applications certification.

Target Audience

Individuals who intend to use the .NET Framework 3.5 with Visual Studio 2008 and Visual Basic 2008 to develop Windows Forms applications; individuals preparing for the Exam 70-505 TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, Windows Forms Application Development.


Thorough knowledge of software development concepts and the process of building business applications; experience building Windows-based applications with the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5; working experience of Visual Studio 2008 and Visual Basic 2008.

Expected Duration

120 min.

Course Objectives

ClickOnce Deployment in .NET Windows Forms

  • publish a Windows Forms application using ClickOnce
  • set the security permissions for a Windows Forms application using ClickOnce
  • publish Vista and VSTO applications using ClickOnce
  • Windows Installer Deployment in .NET Windows Forms

  • create and configure Windows Installer deployment projects for Windows Forms applications
  • add custom installation actions to Windows Installer deployment projects
  • Deploying with ClickOnce and Windows Installer

    Code Access Security in .NET Windows Forms

  • recognize how code access security works
  • configure code access security
  • Trusted Application Deployment in .NET Windows Forms

  • deploy a Windows Forms application with elevated permissions using Trusted Application Deployment
  • Configuring Security in .NET Windows Forms