What are the different types of assemblies in .net?

 Posted by Susanthampy on 6/30/2011 | Category: .NET Framework Interview questions | Views: 35710 | Points: 40

There are two types of assemblies are there in .net. They are,
1. Private Assemblies and
2. Public/Shared Assemblies.

Private Assembly:- An assembly is used only for a particular application. It is stored in the application's directory other wise in the application's sub directory. There is no version constraint in private assembly.

Public Assembly:- It has version constraint. This public assembly is stored inside the global assembly cache or GAC.GAC contains a collection of shared assemblies.

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Posted by: A4u_6178 on: 7/1/2011 | Points: 10
Hi Susanthampy,

GAC=>>Global Assembly Cache but u mentioned it as global assembly cash??
Posted by: Chvrsri on: 7/1/2011 | Points: 10
HI A4u_6178,

Thanks for pointing this out . We have updated the necessary correction !
Posted by: Susanthampy on: 7/1/2011 | Points: 10
srry friendzzzzz
Posted by: Easwaran on: 9/6/2012 | Points: 10
You missed the Satellite assembly.

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