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Effective C#: 50 Specific Ways to Improve Your C# by Bill Wagner

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4. Creating Binary Components

Creating binary components has much in common with creating classes: You are trying to separate and partition functionality. The difference is that binary components enable you to deliver those discrete bits of functionality separately. You create component assemblies to simplify sharing logic, facilitate cross-language programming, and simplify deployment.

Assemblies are component packages in .NET. Each assembly can be released and upgraded independently. How easily you can upgrade a deployed application on an assembly-by-assembly basis depends on how well you minimize the coupling between assemblies. Minimizing coupling means more than just minimizing the compilation dependencies between assemblies. It also ...

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