Q&A from last week's webinar

Q&A from last week's webinar

November 06, 2006 0 Comments

From our very successful webinar last week, over next few days, I'll post some of the questions and my answers that were asked by the attendees. If you have any follow-up questions, just drop me a note Question: If the provider install is responsible for updating machine.config, does that mean if we embed a provider in our application that our installer will now need to be responsible for updating the file? Answer: Actually, the installer holds the responsibility of modifying the machine.config file. There are, however a number of strategies each of which provider a reasonable path forward. If you are not coding to the common layer and not loading the provider via provider factories, the machine.config file does not play a role, so it can be safely ignored. If you are packaging the providers, you application is not required to modify the machine.config file. However, for many developers they already enjoy the common coding layer, so it

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