Now that we know how does SharpSetup relate to popular tools on the market and what principles it attempts to follow let us have a closer look at how SharpSetup based installer is built and how it operates.

Now, after the blog is launched we may move on to describe current situation of the software installation world. There is a multitude of software installation frameworks for different platforms and systems: from RPM and DEB for Linux, through tools like InnoSetup and NSIS for Windows to the latest versions of Windows Installer technology. We will focus on Windows Installer, its bright and not so bright sides.

SharpSetup is nearing version 1.0, so it's high time to write a few explanatory posts on what it is all about. Blog seems like a fine way to do it.