Application and Assembly
What is the difference between an application and an Assembly? Some help
topics say that some kinds of variables can be seen inside an application
and an assembly, others only in an application etc. I can't see the difference.
Re: Application and Assembly
An Application consists of one or more Assemblies. An Assembly consists of
one or more EXE and DLLs that have been put into a package and installed on
your computer. An Application will create instances of those classes as it
runs. With regard to difference between which variables can and can't be
shared, I'll have to pass on that one. What variables are you specifially
referring to? Off the top of my head, maybe you are referring to
Applications that run in the same AppDomain. Thus, they can share data
between each other using the AppDomain class and this wouldn't apply to the
I hope this helps.
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An Assembly is a way packaging multiple files so that an Application can
run. Thus, and Application is just one of the files in an Assembly.
"Robert Scheer" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> What is the difference between an application and an Assembly? Some help
> topics say that some kinds of variables can be seen inside an application
> and an assembly, others only in an application etc. I can't see the
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