The AppLife Update Blog
A complete solution for maintaining deployed software on the Windows platform
AppLife Update 5.0 was published today and includes many new features.
AppLife Update Server Support
AppLife Server is the most secure and reliable platform to host AppLife Update packages. With the release of AppLife Update 5.0, App
Enable Cached Update Checking
Previously downloaded but not yet installed updates are now cached locally and can be used to apply an update at a later time even if network connectivity is no longer available.
New Update Actions
Check File Exists
Update Display Version
Install .Net Framework 4.5
Read File/Assembly Version
Custom Update Window Improvements
Support for including IUpdateUI implementation dependency assemblies into the update package.
Save Downloaded Update and Director.Xml Locally
API extensions allow for saving downloaded update packages and corresponding Director.Xml to a local folder. This extension can be used to implement an updating scheme where multiple local installations can download an update package once and use it multiple times.