Monthly Archives: November 2010

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How to use PreEmptive Dotfuscator in Visual Studio Setup project to protect your code

NOTE: After chatting with PreEmptive support, I was told that the Command Line Interface of Dotfuscator CE does not support Visual Studio 2013 or lower. It only supports, at the time of this note, Visual Studio 2015 and 2017. In this post, I will show you how to use PreEmptive Dotfuscator Community Edition in Visual Studio 2010 setup project to protect your source code. By default, PreEmptive Dotfuscator CE is integrated in Visual Studio 2010, […]

Using Microsoft SQL Server Management Objects to Deploy a Database with Visual Studio Setup Project

This tutorial demonstrates the use of Microsoft SQL Server Management Objects with a custom action in Visual Studio Setup project to deploy a database for your application. It is based on my development of Good Steward Express Edition application which can be downloaded at References: MSDN article: Walkthrough: Using a Custom Action to Create a Database at Installation Handling “GO” Separators in SQL Scripts – the easy way Step 1. Create an installer class […]