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C++ 2013 for C# Developers,Second Edition by Dean C. Wills

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CHAPTER 5

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Tools

When all else fails, clean your tools.

—Robert Pirsig

In this chapter, we’ll acquaint ourselves with a few of the tools that make .NET development easier in both C# and C++.

Lutz Roeder’s .NET Reflector

One of the most powerful tools for .NET development available today is Lutz Roeder’s .NET Reflector, now marketed by Red Gate. This program is an invaluable tool for understanding .NET assemblies. It allows you to decompile .NET executables as well as libraries into IL, C#, C++/CLI, and other languages.

Roeder’s .NET Reflector implements a reflection mechanism independent of the mechanism implemented in the .NET framework. It ...

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