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System.Resources Namespace

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

The System.Resources namespace provides classes and interfaces that enable you to create, store, and manage culture-specific resources for your XAML-based application. One of the most important classes of the System.Resources namespace is the ResourceManager class.

Public classMissingManifestResourceExceptionThe exception thrown if the main assembly does not contain the resources for the neutral culture, and they are required because of a missing appropriate satellite assembly.
Public classNeutralResourcesLanguageAttributeInforms the ResourceManager of the neutral culture of an assembly. This class cannot be inherited.
Public classResourceManagerProvides convenient access to culture-specific resources at run time.
Public classResourceSetStores all the resources localized for one particular culture, ignoring all other cultures, including any fallback rules.
Public classSatelliteContractVersionAttributeInstructs the ResourceManager to ask for a particular version of a satellite assembly to simplify updates of the main assembly of an application.

Public interfaceIResourceReaderProvides the base functionality to read data from resource files.

Public enumerationUltimateResourceFallbackLocationSpecifies the assembly that the ResourceManager class will use when it retrieves neutral resources by using the fallback process.

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