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Software Workspace Virtualization 6.1 Service Pack 1 brings one new feature, Partial Activate, a change to an existing feature, Patch, and an overhaul to where information regarding where information is stored in the registry for a layer. This ...
Article by Jordan | 24 Sep 2009 | 0 comments
The last set of new features to Software Virtual Solution 6.1 is Layer Visibility, which is called Layer Isolation by some, and Dependent Layers-layers that are required by other layers to work. Both of these two features work together in that a layer ...
Article by Jordan | 02 Sep 2009 | 0 comments
Parts 2 and 3 of the SWV 6.1 SDK Guide covered the new layer management functions introduced in SWV 6.1. In this article I'm going to be covering the API that affect processes running from within a layer, namely Auto Run from Layer and ...
Article by Jordan | 31 Jul 2009 | 0 comments
In the previous article I talked about Patching, which is the first half of the new Layer Management features of SWV, for Part 3 I'm finishing off Layer Management functions with Duplicating Layers and Sub-Layer Merging. At first glance you may ...
Article by Jordan | 30 Jul 2009 | 0 comments
In Part 1 of the SWV 6.1 SDK Guide I covered how to use the same API for SVS and SWV and SVS functions that changed for SWV. Now with Part 2 I'll be talking about the first half of the new Layer Management API in SWV - Layer Patching to be ...
Article by Jordan | 29 Jul 2009 | 1 comment
In SWV 6.1 (formerly SVS) several new useful features have been added. Like the SVS SDK documentation I wrote, this will mostly cover the usage of SWV 6.1 in .Net - C# to be specific - but this information will still be useful to unmanaged code ...
Article by Jordan | 28 Jul 2009 | 6 comments
The last article in this SVS SDK series is going to cover something quite important for anyone wanting to create their own SVS tool, Enumerating Layers. While this is something that I should have posted in one of the first few articles, getting the list ...
Article by Jordan | 12 Mar 2009 | 2 comments
As we near the end of the SDK documentation there are only a few more things to cover. While most of remaining functions fall into a specific category a few don't, so I' ll be spreading those that don't between parts eight ...
Article by Jordan | 01 Jul 2008 | 6 comments
A common problem people have with SVS is trying to add new files to a layer. It's very common for someone to try to just add, via Windows Explorer, to the virtualized path. Experienced SVS users know this won't work since the ...
Article by Jordan | 13 Jun 2008 | 0 comments
OnEvents are one of my favorite features of SVS, they allow you to really expand what you can do with a layer. The currently available tools, however, (SVSCmd, SVSAdmin and even Wise Studio) either don't offer any way to manage them or ...
Article by Jordan | 13 May 2008 | 2 comments