MSIX Packaging Training

10 Questions for Tim

This is mostly a teaser for our training classes, but they really are questions that Tim is constantly asked about.

AppV5 Sequencing Tools Training

Announcing PassiveInstall

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A PowerShell Automation Framework for Application Packaging with Passive/Silent Installations.


Today I am releasing another free tool for the community, called PassiveInstall, plus a free online training course for it (see bottom of this article for a link to the training).  A PowerShell module intended for use by anyone wanting to create customized automated installations of vendor applications …

AppV5 Sequencing Tools Training

How I sequence Java in App-V

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Earlier this week I was queried (by Andrew) about an issue with the JreBlock script we use for sequencing Java. There was an issue with using in on 64-bit machines. Patrick wrote the original version for us more than 4 years ago, and we were using a different version in our training classes than was on the website
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Why our App-V Training Classes are Finally Upgraded to “Masters” Level

When App-V 5 was released two years ago, I blogged about how we were renaming our training classes as “Experts” level, rather than the Masters Level designation that we used for the App-V 4.6 classes.

The idea was that while I had been working with pre-releases for almost a year, I knew that we didn’t know enough about the …

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AppV 5 Connection Group “Pellucidity” and Deletion Objects

I have written a new “white paper” on App-V 5. This one looks at package “pellucidity” (the layering effect caused by the settings “override local” or “merge with local”), and package deletion objects and how these are implemented at the client when you use Connection Groups.

As it was in 4.6 with DSC, all is not as simple as you …

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What’s a Citrix Streaming Customer to do now?

OK. So XenDesktop 7, the new combined version of XenDesktop and XenApp is now released.

And we can see that Citrix has not integrated their own application virtualization solutions (Citrix Streaming) into the Citrix Studio console. Instead, they have chosen to with integrate Microsoft App-V 5.

And not just into the Management console, but also in the new AppDNA, which …

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Why our new App-V 5 Class won’t be called “Masters Level”

As we are getting ready to launch our final App-V 4.6* “Masters Level” training class next week, I am being hit up by people wanting to know about a 5.0 class.

So let me make it clear. We won’t be labeling the new 5.0 class as a “Masters Level” class. oWhen I started training folks on App-V many years ago, …

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September 2012 Masters Level App-V Class near Boston

image of Training GuidesOur next “Masters Level App-V Training Class” is scheduled for September 10-14, 2012 at our home location in Canton (near Boston) MA in the US. This class is fully committed (we never cancel), but there are still openings.

This class will cover App-V 4.6 SP1, however on Friday we will have a special “App-V 5.0 Preview” so that you will …