How to get useful information about the currently assembly

Having your application be aware of itself with reflection is quite powerful, e.g. being able to know when new .dlls are added, reacting to its internal classes and methods that build it up. This code gets you started peeking into the assembly itself.


using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Reflection;

namespace DynamicAssembly2
class Program
static void Main(string[] args)

List<Type> types = Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().GetTypes().ToList<Type>();
foreach (Type type in types)
Console.WriteLine(“type.FullName = {0}”, type.FullName);
Console.WriteLine(“type.Name = {0}”, type.Name);
Console.WriteLine(“type.BaseType = {0}”, type.BaseType);
Console.WriteLine(“type.Module = {0}”, type.Module);
Console.WriteLine(“type.Namespace = {0}”, type.Namespace);
Console.WriteLine(“type.GUID = {0}”, type.GUID);


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