Florent Clairambault

C# .Net : How works automatic assembly versioning

When you choose to automatically generate a new version of your assembly at compilation, you have to set in the AssemblyInfo.cs file, this line : // Version information for an assembly consists of the following four values: // // Major Version // Minor Version // Build Number // Revision // // You can specify all the values or you can default the Build and Revision Numbers // by using the '*' as shown below: [assembly: AssemblyVersion("1.

GAC Download Cache

There’s one little feature that you must have totally forgotten in the .Net framework, but it is great. We can tell our apps to download automatically some DLL we would expect to be in the GAC and that are not. This is one freaking great feature. Instead of forcing your users to install the librairies in their GAC or including the libraries with your applications, you can specify the URL(s) of the DLL(s) your software application depends on.