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AssemblyInfo Class

References an assembly to be linked to during compilation of a dynamic resource. This class cannot be inherited.

Namespace:  System.Web.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public sealed class AssemblyInfo : ConfigurationElement

ASP.NET automatically links assemblies to a resource when compiling each code module. An AssemblyInfo object references an assembly. An assembly is a collection of types and resources that are built to work together and form a logical unit of functionality. An assembly provides the common language runtime with the information it needs to identify type implementations. To the runtime, a type does not exist outside the context of an assembly.

Commonly linked assemblies are listed in the assemblies node of the compilation section of the configuration. Additionally, assemblies can be manually added to a code resource when additional functionality for an application is needed.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0