Example: A Simple Assembly

To explain the assembly concepts, this chapter includes a progressive example that demonstrates the development of an AboutBox component as an assembly. The shared AboutBox component in this assembly can be reused by any number of applications. As the example progresses, it highlights the use of embedded and linked resources, different versions of assemblies living side by side in the .NET environment, and several other key concepts.

The code for this example has been split up among many directories, with each directory containing a fully functional code segment. The full source code for each example is not shown in this book, but rather only the relevant changes required to demonstrate the concepts under discussion. ...

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