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Reloading .NET Assembly in Internet Explorer
I have an HTML page in which a .NET assembly is embeded with an object tag, like this:
<OBJECT id="myObject" name="myObject"
classid="http://localhost/myObject.DLL#myNamespace.myObject" width="1" height="1" VIEWASTEXT></OBJECT>
I want to be able to retrieve the latest version of the assembly when I refresh the page. Currently, I update the assembly version with each build, and if I restart IE completely, the new assembly appears in the download cache, as it should. I want the same thing to happen on a page refresh, without restarting IE altogether.
Wednesday, March 30, 2005
For ActiveX controls, the trick was to set version information in the CODEBASE value. (http://msdn.microsoft.com/workshop/author/dhtml/reference/properties/codebase.asp ) I don't know whether anything similar is supported in .NET.
Friday, April 1, 2005
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