InstallShield Launches Professional Edition
- By Scott Bekker
InstallShield Software Corp. released a new version of its
installation authoring software for Windows Installer setups, InstallShield
Professional – Windows Installer Edition 2.0.
The upgrade offers new advanced features, including powerful
debugging and validation capabilities, advanced source code control
integration, and significant ease of use enhancements.
Key features include MSI Debugger, which lets authors step
through the installation actions and user dialogs to verify display sequences
and property values to identify trouble spots; InstallScript functions, which
help manage components using custom actions; dynamic scanning wizard; and
enhanced project validation.
Windows Installer Edition supports Windows 2000, NT 4.0, and
95/98, as well as Windows Me and the System Restore functionality and Windows
Installer Service 1.2.
Contact InstallShield, (847) 619-2266, www.installshield.com.
About the Author
Scott Bekker is editor in chief of Redmond Channel Partner magazine.