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Reflection Namespaces in Visual Studio

The reflection namespace in the .NET Framework is:

  • System.Reflection - contains classes and interfaces that provide a managed view of loaded types, methods, and fields, with the ability to dynamically create and invoke types.

In the Visual Studio Documentation

Providing Metadata Descriptions About Your Component
Discusses the relationship between attributes for components you create and the System.Reflection namespace.
Attributes Tutorial (Visual C#)
Includes a section about accessing attributes through reflection.
Introduction to the .NET Framework Class Library in Visual Studio
Provides an overview of the namespaces in the .NET Framework.

Additional Information

Reflection Overview
Provides information from the .NET Framework Developer's Guide about reflection and how it is commonly used.