martedì 9 giugno 2009

Application Path

Sometime I need to retrieve the application path, here I add the four methods I use frequently.

  1. The simple way through windows forms:
    String sAppPath1 = Application.StartupPath;
  2. From the binary over reflection:
    String sAppPath2 = System.IO.Path.GetDirectoryName(System.Reflection.Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().GetName().CodeBase );
  3. Using the file informations:
    FileInfo executableFileInfo = new FileInfo (Application.ExecutablePath);
    String sAppPath3 = executableFileInfo.DirectoryName;
  4. When my program is started from another:
Happy coding.