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Workshop: Creating and configuring a packaging environment

Date published
Jun 18 2020
Time of the event
4:00PM - 5:00PM (GMT)
Location of the Event
Virtual event
creating configuring a packaging environment SUMMIT20

Topics

Creating a packaging environment, Software2 Packaging Tool, the packaging process

When?

Thursday June 18 11AM ET / 4PM BST

Speakers

Phil Davis, Certified packaging consultant

Umais Khan, Certified packaging specialist

Organization

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Software2 packaging experts, Phil and Umais, host a workshop on the hardware and software requirements of a Packaging Environment and the impact of Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributables.

They will demonstrate setting up VirtualBox and a Microsoft development Virtual Machine then configuring it for packaging using the Software2 Packaging Tool, as well as an overview of the Packaging process when faced with an unknown application.

This session will cover the following topics:

  • Hardware requirements and specifications
  • VM environments and Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributables
  • Creating a VirtualBox VM using a Microsoft development VM
  • Using the Software2 Packaging Tool
  • Taking snapshots
  • The packaging process

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About the speakers

Phil Davis, Software2

Phil Davis has a long and comprehensive background in both IT and Higher Education, having worked at the University of Wolverhampton before coming to Software2. Phil's packaging skills are very impressive and he's put them to use helping universities package, delivering packaging training and developing new processes and services to make packaging a more efficient, less complex task.

Umais Khan, Software2

Umais Khan has an unparalleled love and proficiency for application packaging, and has helped to revolutionize the way packaging is approached, both at Software2 and in the industry in general. An integral part of the Software2 Packaging Subscription Service, Umais now is working on tools to help automate the process, alongside regular packaging work.

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