As we've covered earlier on in this chapter, one of the biggest disadvantages of a thick client is the deployment process. Any subsequent updates to the application need to be redeployed to all devices.
We will mitigate this drawback by building and integrating a network-aware Auto Update service into our sales force application. You will learn how to create a service that can periodically check and download the latest updates from a remote site on its own without the need to cradle the device.
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