ConsoLovers.ConsoleToolkit.Core 5.2.1

.NET 6.0 .NET Standard 2.0 .NET Framework 4.7.2
dotnet add package ConsoLovers.ConsoleToolkit.Core --version 5.2.1
NuGet\Install-Package ConsoLovers.ConsoleToolkit.Core -Version 5.2.1
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="ConsoLovers.ConsoleToolkit.Core" Version="5.2.1" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add ConsoLovers.ConsoleToolkit.Core --version 5.2.1
#r "nuget: ConsoLovers.ConsoleToolkit.Core, 5.2.1"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install ConsoLovers.ConsoleToolkit.Core as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=ConsoLovers.ConsoleToolkit.Core&version=5.2.1

// Install ConsoLovers.ConsoleToolkit.Core as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=ConsoLovers.ConsoleToolkit.Core&version=5.2.1

Collection of tools for developing console applications.
This package contains the basic funtionality like application handling and command line argument parsing/mapping like the 4.* version of the ConsoLovers.ConsoleToolkit did, but usable for .NetStandard 2.0

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.NET net5.0 net5.0-windows net6.0 net6.0-android net6.0-ios net6.0-maccatalyst net6.0-macos net6.0-tvos net6.0-windows net7.0 net7.0-android net7.0-ios net7.0-maccatalyst net7.0-macos net7.0-tvos net7.0-windows
.NET Core netcoreapp2.0 netcoreapp2.1 netcoreapp2.2 netcoreapp3.0 netcoreapp3.1
.NET Standard netstandard2.0 netstandard2.1
.NET Framework net461 net462 net463 net47 net471 net472 net48 net481
MonoAndroid monoandroid
MonoMac monomac
MonoTouch monotouch
Tizen tizen40 tizen60
Xamarin.iOS xamarinios
Xamarin.Mac xamarinmac
Xamarin.TVOS xamarintvos
Xamarin.WatchOS xamarinwatchos
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NuGet packages (3)

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Toolbox for advanced console applications. The toolbox contains a console menu, a command line argument engine and some other useful console helpers.


Simple grpc based inter process communication library using unix domain sockets.


Simple grpc based inter process communication library using unix domain sockets.

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Version Downloads Last updated
5.2.1 191 12/8/2022
5.2.0 234 12/8/2022
5.1.1 187 11/28/2022
5.1.0 766 10/13/2022
5.0.0 366 9/28/2022
5.0.0-rc22 321 9/19/2022
4.0.0 276 8/17/2022
4.0.0-rc2 90 7/30/2022
4.0.0-rc1 71 7/29/2022
3.0.0 339 5/19/2022
2.0.0 410 5/17/2022
2.0.0-rc.1 83 5/17/2022
2.0.0-beta3 89 5/17/2022
2.0.0-beta2 596 12/18/2018
2.0.0-beta1 473 12/16/2018
2.0.0-alpha 478 12/15/2018
1.0.4 874 12/12/2018
1.0.3 1,422 9/25/2018
1.0.2 980 4/15/2018
1.0.1 894 4/15/2018
1.0.0 2,416 4/11/2018
1.0.0-beta1 746 4/9/2018
1.0.0-alpha3 716 4/9/2018
1.0.0-alpha2 729 4/9/2018

 - Fixed unicode char set for fixed section
 - Added fixed sections
- Workaround for .Net6 change of Environment.CommandLine changes
- Added Clone method to ICommandLineArguments
- Added shut down handling infrastructure
- Improved validation implementation
- Introduced middleware execution pipeline for better customization of userdefined applications
- Introduced IApplicationLogic that is executed by default for applications called without arguments
- Introduced IArgumentReflector that caches all the type information used determined during the run
- Introduced ILocalizationService to be able to replace localization mechanism
- Now using Microsoft.Extensions.DependencyInjection.Abstractions for dependency injection abstraction
  to support other dependency injection containers
- Support for internal and private argument classes and properties
- Support nested commands to support more complex applications
- Support for async application and commands
- Added InputBox from console toolkit
- Assembly got a strong name, this normaly should not brake compatibility, but who knows :-)
- Support for .Net6
- Rewrite of command line argument parsing (now from string and not only string[])
- Rewrite of indexed arguments handling.
- Added support for sharing arguments between commands and the application
- Removed IndexedArgument attribute (moved index to ArgumentAttribute)