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    Comparing CLI assemblies using NDepend

    LatelyI had following task to deal with. Had two assemblies, an older and a newer version of the same dll. But no source code for any of them. I had to assess the differences between this two assemblies. “How to do it efficiently?” I asked myself. The easiest way as it seemed was to open both in Just Decompile (or any other reverse engineering tool for .NET) and go through them. But, while I was writing my “Continuous Integration in .NET” book, I was lucky enough to get a free license of the NDepend tool from Patrick Smacchia. NDepend is mainly code analysis tool for .NET. It is able to…