Sure. We'll publish a complete tutorial very soon
Has this been published yet, and if so, where can it be found? I looked around in http://docs.nopcommerce.com/display/en/nopCommerce+Documentation and I couldn't find what I needed.
Specifically, how do I use Visual Studio Community 2017 (which is required for NopCommerce 4.00 since VSC2015 wasn't compatible)to build and publish from source to a folder?
I have tried both "Folder"* and "IIS, FTP, etc..."->Publish method: "File System" without success. In either of these cases, Visual Studio Community 2017 dumps DLLs and localization files (among other things) into the specified directory instead of nesting them in an App_Data and bin sub-directory as I was expecting.
Have I incorrectly configured something in order to get this result, or are there are further steps I need to take after the publish process finishes? I am unsure which is the case, and I'm unable to proceed with deployment based on my experience publishing to "File System" with Visual Studio Community 2015. I have not been prompted to install "ASP.Net Core" but the solution builds successfully, so I'm not sure what I'm missing. Any timely advice would be appreciated.
*When I write that I tried "Folder"
, I mean that I attempted to do the following
1. In Solution Explorer window: Expand Presentation -> Click "Nop.Web"
2. In VS Community 2017 menu:Build -> Publish Nop.Web
3. In "Pick a publish target": Select "Folder"
4. Specify the target directory
5. Click "Publish"
6. Wait for process to complete.
7. Review directory structure. Directory structure is not what was expected (no bin directory, DLLs as siblings to App_Data, etc.)
Also, when I say that I tried "IIS, FTP, etc..."->Publish method: "File System"
, I am referring to a series of actions that follows the above numbered steps until it diverges in Step 3 in a way I consider to be fairly self-explanatory.