There’s also a machine wide installation option, but we haven’t used that feature yet.
Squirrel creates Nu Get packages for the full installation and delta updates.
Squirrel is both a set of tools and a library, to completely manage both installation and updating your Desktop Windows application, written in either C# or any other language (i.e., Squirrel can manage native C applications).
Squirrel uses Nu Get packages to create installation and update packages, which means that you probably already know most of what you need to create an installer.
IT departments and web developers use wy Build and the standalone updater (wy Update) to keep their departments and clients up-to-date.
No complicated scripts — just a simple updater that handles all the details.
When wy Update is in standalone mode all you have to do is include the wy Update executable with your application. Use wy Update as a silent updater whether you've written your app in C, C , Delphi, Java, or any other language.Squirrel is an open source tool that handles the installation and updating of a Windows desktop application.It uses user’s local application directory to install the software and therefore it’s best suited for per user installations.Lastly, the application is restarted (right now this is implemented via a call to Ce Run App At Time; Unfortunately, the minimum time-frame this function accepts is 11 seconds.Thus, it will take 11 secs for your app to restart).