Reflector Diff AddIn
This is an addin for Reflector
that allows you to compare two assemblies and view the differences between
UPDATE: 0.80 has been released, containing a few fixes, and support for version 5.0 of Reflector. A big thank you to Richard Childress for tracking down a problem with arrays.
Michael Potter for his brilliant
on creating a Diff Engine.
for all the help he's
given me in getting this thing to work.
Download the Reflector Diff Zip
extract the two DLL's into the same directory as Reflector
it won't work). Go to View|Add-Ins in Reflector, and Add the
Select a tree node in the Reflector main window, and then choose Tools|Assembly
Diff from the menu. If you've selected a Framework DLL, it should come up with
the Diff automatically. If not, just click the button,
which will bring up an Assembly selection screen. From this point on, the Diff
utility will remember the match you have made, and will always select that
destination assembly when you next select the source assembly. Well, actually
it stores a total of 20 matches, but you can increase the number by going into
I have also (finally) implemented recursive exports, which can be enabled by
selecting the "Export current node and all subnodes" option on the Export tab
in the Options screen. Then just use the export button () to
create your export
I've had some requests to post the source of this. So
it is. Be warned that the source is fairly uncommented,
especially compared to my usual standards. Dunno why, that's just the way it
happened. Also, some of the source is not mine, so if you're going to use any
of it in your own projects, drop me a line telling me which bits, and I'll let
you know who to get permission from.