Dependent assemblies for plug-ins
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Support for dependent assemblies with Microsoft Dataverse plug-ins allows developers to be more productive by leveraging capabilities provided by additional assemblies.
Microsoft Dataverse plug-in developers have long used an unsupported capability provided by the ILMerge utility to combine a plug-in assembly plus any needed dependent assemblies together into a single .NET assembly. The resulting assembly can be registered with the web service to extend the Dataverse business logic.
The dependent assemblies capability provides a supported way for developers to include additional dependent assemblies along with the plug-in assembly when registering a plug-in with Microsoft Dataverse.