Gets the assembly that contains the code that is currently executing.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
To get the assembly that contains the method that called the currently executing code, use GetCallingAssembly.
The following example gets the assembly of the currently running code.
Dim SampleAssembly As [Assembly] ' Instantiate a target object. Dim Integer1 As New Int32() Dim Type1 As Type ' Set the Type instance to the target class type. Type1 = Integer1.GetType() ' Instantiate an Assembly class to the assembly housing the Integer type. SampleAssembly = [Assembly].GetAssembly(Integer1.GetType()) ' Display the name of the assembly currently executing Console.WriteLine(("GetExecutingAssembly=" + [Assembly].GetExecutingAssembly().FullName)) End Sub 'Snippet5
Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.