Listed here are the features currently included and Features to be added later
Administration Application Current Features
Application Details extraction
Once you start a new project and select the Main EXE, OCX or DLL the Copyright details, verison stamp and other information is extracted and automatically recorded for the NETUpdate client.
Scans the source directory for new files added since last time you published your update.
Choose your own custom colours, font, logo and background images and store them in the configuration file for distribution with your product.
Compression of settings in the Confifuration file
Choose the destination locations for each individual file.
Choose to self register OCX and DLL files.
Check the look of the Download configuration file before you publish.
Use sub folders for each version you publish.
Copies all the selected files to the output folder.
Creates the Server download file in the output folder.
Copies the Configuration file and renames to NETUpdate.npf in your output folder.
Set optimal download buffer size
Upload via FTP, allows publishing directly to your web server.
Update file list is in an xml file.
Administration Application Future releases
Choose to zip selected files when you publish.
Zip muliple files into one zip archive and record locations and self register details per file.
Zip the configuration file
Better Compression of the configuration file.
More Client Side Customizations.
Logging of Publish to Seperate Log file per project
Convert Server Redirect file to use xml
Include removal of files.
Update Registry entries.
Add files from ANY location.
Client Application Current Features
Can check for NETUpdate automatic web update software upgrades.
Tailorable appearance via the NETUpdate Administration utility.
Determine if a reboot is required to instal updates.
Compatable with Windows98 and above
Can extract zip files, move contents to specified location.
Client Application Future releases
Support for multiple applications in one configuration file.
Decompression of the Configuration file.
Delete files flagged for deletion.
License agreement before download
Fully customizable client areas.
Update Reason information.
Use of Last Mofied date on files with no version stamp to determine if newer
Check ALL files in list to determine if an update is required, not just the main file.
ActiveX Component Current Features
Read Configuration file and allow the developer to extract the details via method calls
Write to specific settings eg: Download URL location.
Launch the NETUpdate automatic web update software client application if available in the application folder
ActiveX Component Future Features
MSN Notification style popups
Sound Support for notifiers.
Auto check for updates and unattended Updates
These features are not final and new features will be listed as the are needed.