Revisiting install scripting for newer versions of Sitecore

Previously, I’ve written a few posts (here, here and here) about automation approaches and PowerShell scripts I was experimenting with for installing developer instances of Sitecore 6. It seems about time that I checked out how that scripting work copes with newer versions of Sitecore… Continue reading

Why doesn’t my installer work?

I encountered a strange error last week, while setting up a virtual machine for some testing: Double clicking the Sitecore 7.2 installer would show the “Extracting” dialog, but after a short while it would vanish and nothing else would happen… Continue reading