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Pro C# 2010 and the .NET 4 Platform, Fifth Edition by Andrew Troelsen

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1.10. Exploring an Assembly Using ildasm.exe

If you are beginning to feel a tad overwhelmed at the thought of gaining mastery over every namespace in the .NET platform, just remember that what makes a namespace unique is that it contains types that are somehow semantically related. Therefore, if you have no need for a user interface beyond a simple Console Application, you can forget all about the System.Windows.Forms, System.Windows, and System.Web namespaces (among others). If you are building a painting application, the database namespaces are most likely of little concern. Like any new set of prefabricated code, you learn as you go.

The Intermediate Language Disassembler utility (ildasm.exe), which ships with the .NET Framework 4.0 SDK, ...

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