Self updating applications
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It can be redistributed as is, or you can build an installable package (for example, EXE or DMG format).
From the standpoint of process, producing a self-contained application package is very similar to producing a basic Java FX application package as discussed in Chapter 5, "Packaging Basics," with the following differences: While it is easy to create a basic self-contained application package, tailoring it to achieve the best user experience for a particular distribution method usually requires some effort and a deeper understanding of the topic. Built-in support is provided for several types of packages, but you can assemble your own packages by post-processing a self-contained application packaged as a folder, for example if you want to distribute your application as a ZIP file.
Then it'll go to your web server to check the latest available version number.
If you need something that is not included by default, then you need to copy it in as a post-processing step.
For installable packages, you can do this from the config script that is executed after populating the self-contained application folder.
If your license record reflects information which is no longer current (wrong address, employing broker, etc.), you can use the e Licensing online system to update your license record immediately.
If the CIO determines that your application is complete, it will be forwarded to the appropriate IRCC office for processing.
Java FX packaging tools provide built-in support for several formats of self-contained application packages.