My blog about software development on the Microsoft® stack.

Single-file executables in .NET Core 3

The new PublishSingleFile option in .NET Core 3 lets you package an application into a single executable (.exe) file that contains all assemblies, resources, content files and other stuff that the app requires at runtime. This means that the output directory of an app that previously would contain a bunch of framework specific and referenced DLLs, configuration files and other content can now be reduced to contain only a single .exe file that you can simply double-click on to run the app. These single-file executables do however come with some gotchas.
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Handle Protocol Activation and Redirection In Packaged Apps

An example of how to handle Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) protocol and file extension activation in a packaged WPF application.
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