Getting Assembly Information

You get assembly metadata information creating an instance of the System.Reflection.Assembly class. This class provides both static and instance members for accessing assembly information. Typically you use one of the methods summarized in Table 47.1 to load an assembly for getting information.

Table 47.1 Methods for Loading an Assembly


When you get the instance of the assembly you want to inspect, you can access information via some useful properties. The code in Listing 47.2 shows how to accomplish this. (See comments for explanations.)

Listing 47.2 Inspecting Assembly Information

Notice how the code uses the ...

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