What are .NET Satellite Assemblies?

By ruzaib khan

To support the feature of multiple languages, we need to create different modules that are customized on the basis of localization.

These assemblies created on the basis of different modules are knows as satellite assemblies.

Steps to generate satellite assemblies:

a. Set the paths for resgen and al.exe:
b. Create a .resources file.
c. Create the satellite assembly.
d. The assembly should have the naming convention for .NET to be able to search for it.
e. Specify the settings for culture.
f. Put the satellite assembly in the appropriate folder.
g. Once the satellite assembly is created, physically copy it to the appropriate directory.
h. Repeat the process for each language in which you are creating an assembly.

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