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SmartAssembly 6.1 Review

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It’s been quite a while since I’ve done a Influencers review. This time, I had the opportunity to check out Red Gate’s SmartAssembly 6.1, which is a integrated collection of tools for modifying and manipulating assemblies. Now that phrase, while accurate, is quite a mouthful. So what all does it actually do? SmartAssembly has the ability to: Do strong name signing; Add automated error reporting; Add feature usage reporting; Merge dependencies (e.g. libraries) into the main assembly (which lets you then
apply obfuscation, etc., to them as well); Embed dependencies into the main assembly (letting you compress and encrypt them in the process, making deployment faster and maintenance nicer); Automatically prune unneeded metadata like the names of events, properties, and methods (making the assembly smaller such that it’ll run faster and also be much harder to understand if decompiled); Obfuscate the names of classes, methods (including properties), and fields, with varying levels of configurability; Obfuscate control flow (modifying the order that code runs in (without messing up how it...(Read whole news on source site)

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