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InstallAnywhere 2017: What's New Webinar Q & A

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The webinar, What's New in InstallAnywhere 2017, highlights InstallAnywhere's the use of templates and reusable design themes and installer rules that improve developer productivity and control. Additional features enable an improved user installation experience and provide expanded support for installing databases and deploying Docker images. It also provided a great Q&A session, which resulted in the important information below. Need more? Don&rsq…

Improved Developer Control and More with InstallAnywhere 2017

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InstallAnywhere 2017 is now available! This release highlights the use of templates and reusable design themes and installer rules that improve developer productivity and control. Additional features enable an improved user installation experience and provide expanded support for installing databases and deploying Docker images. Highlights include: NEW Advanced UI Designer Premier with Virtualization and Cloud, Premier and Professional Editions WYSIWYG…

Flexera Software Acquires Open Source Application Security Provider, Palamida

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Jim Ryan | @flexerasoftware We have some exciting news to announce today. Flexera Software has just acquired Palamida, a major provider of Software Composition Analysis solutions for open source software. This is terrific news for Flexera, our customers and partners. Our business sits at the nexus between the world’s software producers and buyers – repairing the broken software supply chain, which is the most dysfunctional supply chain in al…

How Do I Build MSI, UWP and WSA App Packages from the Same Project? Find Answers in the What's New in InstallShield 2016 Q&A

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The webinar, What’s New In InstallShield 2016, highlighted the important features in this new release, including compatibility testing for Microsoft’s Universal Windows Platform, mapped MSI relationships, customizable Windows tiles and more. It also provided a great Q&A session, which resulted in the important information below. Need more? Don’t forget the Flexera Software Community or you can contact us directly. 1. Will the packa…

Microsoft Ignite 2016: Breakout Session Focuses on Project Centennial, UWP

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Flexera Software continues the momentum created with the launch of the InstallShield 2016 by co-presenting a breakout session during Microsoft Ignite 2016 Sept. 26-30, 2016. Senior Product Manager Ken Hilker at Flexera Software and Rajen Kishna, Senior Product Manager at Microsoft will present: Bring Existing Desktop Apps to the Universal Windows Platform (Project Centennial) BRK2027 Tuesday, Sept. 27, 12:30 pm Room A315 Enabling existing desktop apps t…

InstallShield 2016 Supports Microsoft Windows 10 Anniversary Update Announcement for Desktop Bridge

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The new release of InstallShield 2016 supports the transition to Microsoft’s Desktop Bridge (formerly known as Project Centennial) and Windows Server Apps (WSAs) with automatic compatibility tests and continuous build capabilities. “Working in parallel with Microsoft, we are making it easy to transition existing InstallShield MSI projects to build Universal Windows Platform and Windows Server App packages. InstallShield is the only product t…

InstallShield 2016 Launches with Desktop Bridge and Windows Server Support

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InstallShield 2016 is here! Learn how to prepare your apps for the future when you attend the complimentary webinar, “What’s New in InstallShield 2016”: North American: Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, 10:00 am CT Europe and Middle East: Thursday, 15 Sept. 2016, 10:00 am UK Asia Pacific: Thursday, 15 Sept. 2016, 10:00 am Sydney Feature highlights in this release: Test your app for compatibility with Universal Windows Platform (UPW) app package…

New Training Service for Suite Installations

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Are you ready to move a single suite installation for your customers? For training on simplifying multiple installs into one, here’s a new service that can help. The InstallShield MicroConsulting Service provides flexible, eight-hour packages of training for use as needed with remote delivery. One of the topics, "Introduction to Suite Installer Projects," covers the basics on: Creating a suite project Suite properties Exit conditions Org…

Responding to Missing Source File Errors in InstallShield

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If the build process cannot find a source file because it has been renamed or deleted, the build process returns error –6103 (“Could not find file file”) and –1007 (“Cannot copy source file to target directory”). Two features of InstallShield can help you work with source files—path variables and dynamic file linking. Path variables are variables used by the InstallShield build process to represent the locations…

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