AssemblyName Constructor
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AssemblyName Constructor

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Initializes a new instance of the AssemblyName class.

Namespace:  System.Reflection
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public AssemblyName()

The following example creates an AssemblyName and then uses it to create a dynamic assembly.


using System;
using System.Reflection;
using System.Reflection.Emit;

public class Example
{
   public static void Demo(System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock outputBlock)
   {
      // Create a dynamic assembly with name 'MyAssembly' and build version '1.0.0.2001'.
      AssemblyName myAssemblyName = new AssemblyName();
      myAssemblyName.Name = "MyAssembly";
      myAssemblyName.Version = new Version("1.0.0.2001");

      // Get the assembly builder from the application domain associated with the current thread.
      AssemblyBuilder myAssemblyBuilder = 
         AppDomain.CurrentDomain.DefineDynamicAssembly(myAssemblyName, 
            AssemblyBuilderAccess.Run);

      // Create a dynamic module in the assembly.
      ModuleBuilder myModuleBuilder = myAssemblyBuilder.DefineDynamicModule("MyModule");
      // Create a type in the module.
      TypeBuilder myTypeBuilder = myModuleBuilder.DefineType("MyType", 
         TypeAttributes.Public);
      // Create a method called 'MyMethod'.
      MethodBuilder myMethodBuilder = myTypeBuilder.DefineMethod("MyMethod", 
         MethodAttributes.Public | MethodAttributes.HideBySig |
         MethodAttributes.Static, typeof(string), null);
      // Get the Intermediate Language generator for the method.
      ILGenerator myILGenerator = myMethodBuilder.GetILGenerator();
      // Load a string.
      myILGenerator.Emit(OpCodes.Ldstr, "Hello World!");
      // Return the string.
      myILGenerator.Emit(OpCodes.Ret);

      // End the creation of the type.
      Type t = myTypeBuilder.CreateType();

      // Call the static method.
      object result = t.InvokeMember("MyMethod", 
         BindingFlags.InvokeMethod | BindingFlags.Public | BindingFlags.Static, 
         Type.DefaultBinder, null, null);
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("MyMethod() returned '{0}'.\n", result);

      // Create an instance of the class.
      object obj = Activator.CreateInstance(t);
   }
}

/* This example produces the following output:

MyMethod() returned 'Hello World!'.
 */


Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

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