dotnet add package MSBuildTasks --version
NuGet\Install-Package MSBuildTasks -Version
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="MSBuildTasks" Version="">
  <IncludeAssets>runtime; build; native; contentfiles; analyzers</IncludeAssets>
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add MSBuildTasks --version
#r "nuget: MSBuildTasks,"
#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 MSBuildTasks as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=MSBuildTasks&version=

// Install MSBuildTasks as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=MSBuildTasks&version=

The MSBuild Community Tasks project is a collection of open source tasks for MSBuild.

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VirtoCommerce.Module The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by

Adds MSBuild target to the project for building a module package.


A build target that increments AssemblyInfo version as a SemVer pattern.


Install Lauener.Tasks in the Project


Bluehands.Versioning provides automatic assembly versioning for .NET projects. After installing the package, create a Version.txt file with three version number segments (e.g. 1.0.0) in the project or solution folder. See for more information.


Pack project outputs to Nuget packages.

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A popular .NET validation library for building strongly-typed validation rules.
Build Mobile, Desktop and WebAssembly apps with C# and XAML. Today. Open source and professionally supported.
Greenshot for Windows - Report bugs & features go here: or look for information on:
Secure Git credential storage for Windows with support for Visual Studio Team Services, GitHub, and Bitbucket multi-factor authentication.
ReportGenerator converts coverage reports generated by coverlet, OpenCover, dotCover, Visual Studio, NCover, Cobertura, JaCoCo, Clover, gcov or lcov into human readable reports in various formats.
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