Top Software Installation Authoring Blog Posts of 2016

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It was a year of big change for software installation. Readers showed big interest in the AppX and Universal Windows Platform announcements at Microsoft Build 2016 and the launch of InstallShield 2016 with support for the Desktop Bridge and Windows Server Apps. Flexera’s acquisition of open source application security provider Palamida and the latest news on Docker also received attention. For your convenience, here are the top 10 most popular InstallTalk blog posts of 2016.

  1. Microsoft Build 2016 Keynote Highlights InstallShield, AppX and UWP: Bridge to the Future
  2. InstallShield 2016 Launches with Desktop Bridge and Windows Server Support
  3. How to Create an Internet Shortcut with InstallShield
  4. Your Docker Questions Answered Here: Webinar Q&A
  5. Microsoft Ignite 2016: Breakout Session Focuses on Project Centennial, UWP
  6. InstallShield Wins Gold in Visual Studio Magazine’s 2015 Reader’s Choice Awards
  7. Docker: Three Basics
  8. Flexera Acquires Open Source Application Security Provider, Palamida
  9. InstallShield 2016 Supports Microsoft Windows 10 Anniversary Update Announcement for Desktop Bridge
  10. Are You Ready for App-V?

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