Wix: FireGiant tutorial

This is just a set of pointers to the most useful parts (for me) of the Wix tutorial. I’m calling out the FireGiant domain as these guys are the owners of Wix (It’s late – I know what I mean), and therefore to distinguish from other tutorials.

Your starting point is here.


Putting it to Use references a basic set of files (SampleFirst archive link).


First Steps goes into UI and gives a more complex structure using the same source files (SampleWixUI link). These are dummy files – don’t expect them to work.

Here is a DotNetRocks show with Rob Mensching, who I understand is the leader of the WiX project under Microsoft. (may have that wrong)

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Create an MSI using WIX: As basic as it gets

This is to show how to get from zero to an installed entry┬áin Programs and Features in Windows. This illustration is all about the process – it doesn’t even contain a program.

The illustration is based on the very helpful link here.

My illustrated example is here.

Wix01

Thanks