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WinForms and Dlls

cossy74
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Hi,

i want to create a dll containing a few WinForms.

The reason i wish to do this is that redistributing updates wil be easier than making a complete new build every time i change a small section of my program. I found this solution was great for the DAL section of the program and wish to see if it is possible for the UI.

Can anyone help?
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Yeah... ofcorse it is...
If you use third party controls, make sure the new assembly version doesn't have different versions of that 3rd party controls.

Although, to enhance your scenario, I can tell you that you can adopt a plug-in approach.
This is a way you can add assemblies to your application that add functionalities to it, but no explicit reference is made to that new assembly.

Here's a very good tutorial about it: http://divil.co.uk/net/articles/plugins/plugins.asp

Alex :p

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Éric MoreauSenior .Net Consultant
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have a look at an article I wrote in September 2003 at http://emoreau.s2i.com/
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