WPF application to inspect MSIX/APPX packages deployed in your machine.
The purpose of this app is to explore different "Desktop Modernization" technologies available to .NET developers: porting from .NET Framework to .NET Core 3, using Win10 APIs, and different deployment techniques.
|.NET Framework 4.7||.NET Core 3|
|Sideload from WebApp|
Sideload packages are signed with a developer certificate
Install Cert Central Client (aka ccc) with
dotnet tool install -g dotnet-ccc(requires .NET Core 2.1 SDK)
Sideloaded packages are signed with a different certificates for AppCenter and WebApps, to install these certs you must trust the signer by running the next command from an elevated command prompt:
ccc trust -u ridomin -t 728511CC02E6A80B45ABC0CC862FEF1BFD9617D7
The ccc trust command adds the certificate to your LocalMachine\TrustedPeople certificate store
The certificate is also available as gists:
The source code is shared between .NET Framework and .NET Core using different project files in the same folder.
- .NET Framework 4.6.1
- .NET Core 3.0 Preview (latest)
- Visual Studio 2019 Preview (with Desktop and UWP workloads)
- Windows SDK 1803 (17134 or greater)
In addition to MSIX packages, you can get the tool using one of th next alternative installation options:
- MSIX Catalog from NuGet as global tool
dotnet tool install -g dotnet-msix-catalog
- MSIX CLickOnce
- Classic MSI