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New book by VMware: VMware ThinApp 4.7 Essentials

VMware released a new book regarding ThinApp 4.7 Essentials writen by Peter Björk. This book will explain in about 250 pages how to package applications into a portable way. The book contains 7 chapters full of information. You can order it now over at Packtpub or Amazon!

VMware ThinApp 4.7 is an application virtualization and portable application creator which allows users to package conventional applications so that they are portable.

“VMware ThinApp 4.7 Essentials” shows you how to deploy ThinApp packages in order to improve the portability, manageability and compatibility of applications by encapsulating them from the underlying operating system on which they are executed.

Application virtualization improves the portability, manageability and compatibility of applications by encapsulating them from the underlying operating system on which they are executed.

VMware ThinApp 4.7 is an application virtualization and portable application creator which allows users to package conventional applications so that they are portable. ThinApp eliminates application conflicts, reducing the need and cost of recoding and regression testing.

In this book you will learn about how application virtualization works and how to deploy ThinApp packages. You will learn how to update and tweak ThinApp Projects before distribution. This book will then cover design and implementation considerations for future ThinApp projects.

Chapter list

  • Chapter 1: Application Virtualization
  • Chapter 2: Application Packaging
  • Chapter 3: Deployment of ThinApp Packages
  • Chapter 4: Updating and Tweaking Your ThinApp Project
  • Chapter 5: How to Distribute Updates
  • Chapter 6: Design and Implementation Considerations using ThinApp
  • Chapter 7: Troubleshooting

This book will be useful to developers, system admins and consultants who want to install and manage a virtualized app environment using VMware ThinApp 4.7. Basicly it becomes a must if you want to use more tools with less space consumption. Perfect for USB sticks and flash drives!

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    Niels Engelen

    Working as a System Engineer with an interest for virtualisation (mostly VMware related). Certified as a VMware Certified Professional 4 and 5 and gained the VMware vExpert 2012, 2013 and 2014 Award.

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