How to automatically notify the user that it’s time to upgrade a Windows App

A very simple Windows App update mechanism :

  • http GET to retreive lasteVersion file from a server,
  • a message box opened to ask user to update or not
  • in case of acceptance, a web page is opened (can be easily changed by a download of installer file in temporary directory).

How to automatically notify the user that it’s time to upgrade a Windows App – Scott Hanselman.