Appendix B: Resource Tools
.NET Framework 1.1
The .NET Framework SDK includes several useful tools for working with resources and for examining the assemblies that contain them.
|Assembly Binding Log Viewer (Fuslogvw.exe)||Windows-based tool for examining assembly and resource bind requests.|
|Assembly Linker (Al.exe)||Assembly Generation tool for creating assembly manifests, satellite assemblies, and working with the Global Assembly Cache (GAC).|
|Linking and Embedding Options||Linking and embedding options provided by Assembly Linker Tool (AL), Visual C#, and Visual Basic compilers.|
|MSIL Disassembler (Ildasm.exe)||Windows-based tool for examining the manifest (containing metadata) and MSIL code inside assemblies.|
|Resource Editor (RESEDITOR)||Windows-based resource editor to create .resx and .resources files containing both string and image resources.|
|Resource File Generator (Resgen.exe)||Console utility to convert text files and .resx files into binary .resources files.|
|ResX Generator (RESXGEN)||Console utility to convert image files into XML-formatter .resx files.|
|Windows Forms Resource Editor (Winres.exe)||Windows-based resource editor to help localize resources for multiple cultures.|
See .NET Framework Tools for additional documentation on these and other .NET Framework SDK tools.