Tag: Global Assembly Cache (GAC)

.Net: Assemblies (Part – 3)

We have created hello.exe assembly in our previous article and installed it into Global Assembly Cache (GAC). Lets look at where in GAC this assembly installed. As we discussed in our previous article(s), GAC is the location where shared assemblies…

.Net: Assemblies (Part – 2)

We have created one simple private assembly hello.exe in our previous article. In this article, we will look at how to reference assemblies into our programs and how to call methods in assemblies. Lets create a simple program testapp.cs. Below…

.Net: Assemblies (Part – 1)

Assemblies are the self-describing building blocks of .Net based applications. Assemblies contain Assembly manifest, which contains metadata information, contains a collection of data that describes the relationship between the elements in the assembly; Type metadata describing the exported types and methods; MSIL (Microsoft Intermediate…