Following Build conference, many people may ask what is new in the .NET Framework. Well, you could find out by examining the documentation, but then you are limited to what it covers. If you want to know ALL that is new / updated in the .NET Framework, read on.. You can use the following method to easily find the difference between .NET Framework 4.5 and its previous version, .NET Framework 4.0! In this post I will show you how you can use the tool NDepend to compare two versions of a DLL which is part of the .NET Framework. I've already done it major parts of the framework and found interesting results! Unfortunately, I don't have the time to publish my results since I'm going out on vacation for a month. So I leave you with these instructions on how to dig easily in the right places.