ASP.NET MVC version number from AssemblyInfo.cs

So I want to set the version in the AssemblyInfo.cs file and display it on the site.

I found this wonderful library.

NuGet: ApplicationAssemblyUtility

Code and Files.

~/AssemblyInfo.cs

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[assembly: AssemblyVersion("1.0.1.5")]

~/Global.asax.cs

Class property

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public static ApplicationAssemblyDetails ApplicationAssemblyDetails { get; set; }

In Application_Start

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ApplicationAssemblyDetails = ApplicationAssemblyDetails.Current;

~/Helpers/ApplicationAssemblyDetails.cs

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using eSpares.Levity;
namespace YourAppNameSpace.Helpers
{
public class ApplicationAssemblyDetails
{
public static ApplicationAssemblyDetails Current
{
get
{
return new ApplicationAssemblyDetails
{
VersionNumber = ApplicationAssemblyUtility.GetApplicationVersionNumber(),
BuildMode = ApplicationAssemblyUtility.ApplicationIsDebugBuild() ? "Debug" : "Release"
};
}
}
public string VersionNumber { get; set; }
public string BuildMode { get; set; }
public override string ToString()
    {
    if (ApplicationAssemblyUtility.ApplicationIsDebugBuild())
      {
      return string.Format("{0} ({1})", VersionNumber, BuildMode);
      }
      else
      {
      return VersionNumber;
      }
    }
  }
}

~/Views/Shared/_Layout.html

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@MvcApplication.ApplicationAssemblyDetails

That’s it!