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DebbieL
05-17-2012, 08:23 AM
The InstallShield development team has written a series of technical blog posts to highlight and explain new functionality that is available in InstallShield 2012 Spring. Here’s a list of the articles:

Tips for SQL Server 2012 Express LocalDB Support (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2012/05/tips-for-sql-server-2012-express-localdb-support.html)
Tips for Connecting to SQL Azure Database Servers (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2012/09/tips-for-connecting-to-sql-azure-database-servers-1.html)
Delivering Windows 8 Apps to the Enterprise - Part 1 (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2012/10/delivering-windows-8-apps-to-the-enterprise-part-1.html)
Delivering Windows 8 Apps to the Enterprise - Part 2 (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2012/10/delivering-windows-8-apps-to-the-enterprisepart-2-by-debbie-urman-in-delivering-windows-8-apps-to-the-enterprisepart-1.html)
Using InstallShield to Create an Installation that Installs Windows Services (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2012/11/using-installshield-to-create-an-installation-that-installs-windows-services.html)

Tips for Using 64-Bit SQL Script Support in InstallShield (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2012/11/installshield-2012-spring-includes-support-for-running-sql-scripts-on-64-bit-database-servers-the-sqlbrowse-run-time-dialog.html)
What’s New with Mode Conditions in InstallShield (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2012/12/whats-new-with-mode-conditions-in-installshield.html)

Configuring Package Features from a Suite/Advanced UI or Advanced UI Installer (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2013/01/configuring-package-features-from-a-suiteadvanced-ui-or-advanced-ui-installer.html)

We’ll add more links to that list when additional articles are published. So, you may want to subscribe to this community thread. As an alternative, consider subscribing to the InstallTalk blog directly, so you can see all of the installation-related blog posts on the latest best practices, industry trends, and more.

Here are the articles that we published for InstallShield 2012. They still are relevant for InstallShield 2012 Spring.

Keys to the Suite (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2011/09/keys-to-the-suite-by-michael-urman-over-the-last-several-years-weve-all-seen-a-common-trend-in-our-installations-th.html)
An Introduction to Suite Terms and Concepts (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2011/09/an-introduction-to-suite-terms-and-concepts-1.html)
Installing a Suite: Package Operations (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2011/09/installing-a-suite-package-operations.html)
Mode Condition? What the Heck Is a Mode Condition? (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2011/10/mode-condition-what-the-heck-is-a-mode-condition.html)
Installing a Suite: Package Operations (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2011/09/installing-a-suite-package-operations.html)
Defining Conditions for a Suite Installation (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2011/10/defining-conditions-for-a-suite-installation.html)
6 Best Practice Tips for Defining Conditions in a Suite Project (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2011/10/6-best-practice-tips-for-defining-conditions-in-a-suite-project.html)
Troubleshooting Issues by Logging a Suite Installation (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2011/10/troubleshooting-issues-by-logging-a-suite-installation.html)
Using Styles to Customize the User Interface of a Suite Installation (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2011/10/using-styles-to-customize-the-user-interface-of-a-suite-installation.html)
Sequencing Wizard Pages in a Suite Project (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2011/11/sequencing-wizard-pages-in-a-suite-project.html)
Background on Suite UI Rendering and Tab Orders (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2011/11/background-on-suite-ui-rendering-and-tab-orders.html)
Localizing a Suite Installation (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2011/11/localizing-a-suite-installation.html)
Special Uses for the Image Control in Suite Installations (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2011/11/special-uses-for-the-image-control-in-suite-installations.html)
Using the Hyperlink Control in a Suite Installation (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2011/11/using-the-hyperlink-control-in-a-suite-installation.html)
Putting the "Wizard" in Wizard Pages (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2011/12/putting-the-wizard-in-wizard-pages.html)
Extension Conditions (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2011/12/extension-conditions.html)
Using SQL Dialogs with DIM Projects (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2011/12/using-sql-dialogs-with-dim-projects.html)
Calling a Function in a DLL from a Wizard Page or Window in a Suite Installation (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2011/12/calling-a-function-in-a-dll-from-a-wizard-page-or-window-in-a-suite-installation.html)
Selecting Suite Packages to Match the Language of the Target Machine (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2012/01/selecting-suite-packages-to-match-the-language-of-the-target-machine.html)
Validating User Input in a Suite Project (http://blogs.flexerasoftware.com/installtalk/2012/03/validating-user-input-in-a-suite-project.html)