.NET Framework 2.0
NuGet\Install-Package Google.ProtocolBuffers -Version
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dotnet add package Google.ProtocolBuffers --version
<PackageReference Include="Google.ProtocolBuffers" Version="" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Google.ProtocolBuffers --version
#r "nuget: Google.ProtocolBuffers,"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive, C# scripting and .NET Interactive. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install Google.ProtocolBuffers as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Google.ProtocolBuffers&version=

// Install Google.ProtocolBuffers as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Google.ProtocolBuffers&version=

Protocol Buffers is a binary serialization format and technology, released to the open source community by Google in 2008.  
Its primary use is to produce small fast binary representations of a 'message' or object for serialization or transportation.
There are various implementations of Protocol Buffers in .NET. This project is a fairly close port of the Google Java implementation.

There are two main parts:

tools/protoc.exe, which takes the textual representation of the protocol buffer and turns it into a binary representation for use with ProtoGen.exe.
tools/ProtoGen.exe, which takes binary representations of protocol buffer descriptors (as generated by the "stock" protoc binary supplied by Google) and creates C# source code. This is only required at build time.

lib/*/Google.ProtocolBuffers.dll, which is a supporting library. This is required at execution time.
lib/*/Google.ProtocolBuffers.Serialization.dll, a supplementary library that provides extensions for reading and writing protocol buffers to xml, json, and others.


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