Deployment.EntryPointAssembly Property

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Gets a string name that identifies which part in the Deployment is the entry point assembly.

Namespace:  System.Windows
Assembly:  System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)


Public ReadOnly Property EntryPointAssembly As String
public string EntryPointAssembly { get; }
<Deployment xmlns="" EntryPointAssembly="assemblyName" .../>

XAML Values

  • assemblyName
    The short name of the assembly that contains the Application subclass.

Property Value

Type: System.String
A string that names the assembly that should be used as the entry point assembly. This is expected to be the name of one of the assemblies you specified as an AssemblyPart.


Dependency property identifier field: EntryPointAssemblyProperty

For more information, see Application Structure.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.