Object Browser

With the .NET Framework class libraries ever growing and other libraries being used in managed code applications, the ability to browse through available libraries becomes quite important. You’ve already seen IntelliSense as a way to show available types and their available members, but for more global searches, different visualizations are desirable. Visual Studio’s built-in Object Browser is one such tool (see Figure 3.38).

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FIGURE 3.38 Object Browser visualizing the System.Core assembly.

This tool feels a lot like ILSpy, with the ability to add assemblies for inspection, browse namespaces, types, and members, and a way to search ...

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