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Developing and Implementing Windows®-Based Applications with Visual C#™ .NET and Visual Studio® .NET Exam Cram™ 2 (Exam 70-316) by Priti Kalani, Amit Kalani, Kalani Kirk Hausman

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Creating .NET Assemblies

Beyond practice sessions, Windows applications generally consist of more than a single file. These can include application code files with DLL and EXE extensions; graphics files with extensions such as GIF and BMP; or other data files used by the application that store utility information or strings for multilingual support. The .NET Framework groups all the files from an application into a single logical group called an assembly. The files are not physically altered to designate them as part of an assembly, but instead they are detailed within the Assembly Manifest, which includes the metadata for an assembly.

Each assembly ...

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