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Automated installer for MVVM Light V3!

.NET, Blend, MVVM, Silverlight, Technical stuff, Windows Phone, Work, WPF
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This post was imported from my old blog and had 2 comments which are included as a screenshot at the end of this post.

For a very (too) long time, the installation procedure for MVVM Light sucked. It involved downloading and unzipping files in various locations. Unfortunately, creating an automated installer is not completely trivial because of the variety of files that are getting installed: Binaries, Code Snippets, Project and Item Templates, all require different locations, and all that for VS2008, VS2010, Blend 4 and Silverlight 3, Silverlight 4, WPF3.5 SP1, WPF4, WP7.0 and now WP7.1 “Mango”.

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