Could it be this simple?
scott at elementarysoftware.com
Tue Jul 22 23:26:18 CDT 2008
Check out Install Gadget
For simple installations like you are talking about, Install Gadget is
hard to beat. The user gets a nice interface. You get a simple drag
and drop build... can't be easier. The drag and drop does need to
happen on a Windows OS.
(Now with 20% less chalk dust!)
email scott at elementarysoftware.com
On Jul 22, 2008, at 8:02 PM, Bill Vlahos wrote:
> I am ready to distribute my application but I need an installer for
> Windows and I am programming this on a Mac. My installation process
> is very simple. All I need to do is unzip the folder to the desired
> location. No registry settings or any other installation processes.
> Stuffit Deluxe for the Mac can create a self extracting archive for
> Windows as a .exe file which unstuffs to the folder and I'm done.
> I got to thinking that I can probably do the same thing myself in Rev.
> 1. GZip the folder on the Mac
> 2. Make a Rev Windows standalone that contains the zipped file in a
> Custom Property that will Unzip/Install the folder when opened.
> Distribute the standalone "Installer".
> Could it be this simple? Other than not being "Signed by
> Microsoft" (unless I go through the certification/payment process),
> is there anything wrong with what I'm suggesting?
> Or should I pay for StuffIt Deluxe to do this?
> Bill Vlahos
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