Burn in the corporate environment.

A good question about Burn was raised in the comments on my blog entry about Burn yesterday. The tiny executable that downloads the bulk of the installation content is great when you want to install on your computer. However, if you need to distribute the installation to many machines, like most corporations do, downloading from the Internet is more expensive than downloading from a corporate server. Fortunately, we have a solution for this scenario.

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Burn, baby. Burn.

This is the blog post I've been wanting to write for a couple years. The WiX toolset finally installs via Burn in WiX v3.6. The install is ugly and buggy but it's functional. I would not recommend installing WiX v3.6 right now unless you're willing to dig into the source code to figure out what's going on. And there is a lot going on, let's take a look at some of the highlights.

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WiX Working Group video, scott pilgrim vs. the matrix

Okay, I have to admit I thought this one was a lot cooler than pretty much everyone else tonight. For whatever reason, I think "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" looks like fun. Probably not fun enough to go to the movie theater but I'll definitely put it in my Netflix instant queue for the XBox at some point. Anyway, someone took the Scott Pilgrim trailer and crossed it with The Matrix. I was impressed by the results.

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WiX Working Group video, earth to space and back in 7 minutes.

This week the WiX Working Group was obviously being lazy. It's late and only Eric and I are still here. I totally forgot about showing a video and, honestly, I didn't have anything picked out. Fortunately, Bob saved me by tweeting his pick of the week yesterday. This one is awesome.

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