Microsoft.NETCore.Targets 5.0.0

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There is a newer prerelease version of this package available.
See the version list below for details.

Requires NuGet 2.12 or higher.

dotnet add package Microsoft.NETCore.Targets --version 5.0.0                
NuGet\Install-Package Microsoft.NETCore.Targets -Version 5.0.0                
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="Microsoft.NETCore.Targets" Version="5.0.0" />                
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Microsoft.NETCore.Targets --version 5.0.0                
#r "nuget: Microsoft.NETCore.Targets, 5.0.0"                
#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 Microsoft.NETCore.Targets as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Microsoft.NETCore.Targets&version=5.0.0

// Install Microsoft.NETCore.Targets as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Microsoft.NETCore.Targets&version=5.0.0                

Provides supporting infrastructure for portable projects: support identifiers that define framework and runtime for support targets and packages that reference the minimum supported package versions when targeting these.
When using NuGet 3.x this package requires at least version 3.4.

Product Compatible and additional computed target framework versions.
.NET net5.0 was computed.  net5.0-windows was computed.  net6.0 was computed.  net6.0-android was computed.  net6.0-ios was computed.  net6.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net6.0-macos was computed.  net6.0-tvos was computed.  net6.0-windows was computed.  net7.0 was computed.  net7.0-android was computed.  net7.0-ios was computed.  net7.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net7.0-macos was computed.  net7.0-tvos was computed.  net7.0-windows was computed.  net8.0 was computed.  net8.0-android was computed.  net8.0-browser was computed.  net8.0-ios was computed.  net8.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net8.0-macos was computed.  net8.0-tvos was computed.  net8.0-windows was computed. 
.NET Core netcoreapp1.0 was computed.  netcoreapp1.1 was computed.  netcoreapp2.0 was computed.  netcoreapp2.1 was computed.  netcoreapp2.2 was computed.  netcoreapp3.0 was computed.  netcoreapp3.1 was computed. 
.NET Standard netstandard1.0 is compatible.  netstandard1.1 was computed.  netstandard1.2 was computed.  netstandard1.3 was computed.  netstandard1.4 was computed.  netstandard1.5 was computed.  netstandard1.6 was computed.  netstandard2.0 was computed.  netstandard2.1 was computed. 
.NET Framework net45 was computed.  net451 was computed.  net452 was computed.  net46 was computed.  net461 was computed.  net462 was computed.  net463 was computed.  net47 was computed.  net471 was computed.  net472 was computed.  net48 was computed.  net481 was computed. 
MonoAndroid monoandroid was computed. 
MonoMac monomac was computed. 
MonoTouch monotouch was computed. 
Tizen tizen30 was computed.  tizen40 was computed.  tizen60 was computed. 
Universal Windows Platform uap was computed.  uap10.0 was computed. 
Windows Phone wp8 was computed.  wp81 was computed.  wpa81 was computed. 
Windows Store netcore was computed.  netcore45 was computed.  netcore451 was computed. 
Xamarin.iOS xamarinios was computed. 
Xamarin.Mac xamarinmac was computed. 
Xamarin.TVOS xamarintvos was computed. 
Xamarin.WatchOS xamarinwatchos was computed. 
Compatible target framework(s)
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Provides the fundamental primitives, classes and base classes that define commonly-used value and reference data types, events and event handlers, interfaces, attributes, and exceptions. This packages represents the core package, and provides the minimal set of types required to build a managed application. Commonly Used Types: System.Object System.Exception System.Int16 System.Int32 System.Int64 System.Enum System.String System.Char System.Boolean System.SByte System.Byte System.DateTime System.DateTimeOffset System.Single System.Double System.UInt16 System.UInt32 System.UInt64 System.IDisposable System.Uri When using NuGet 3.x this package requires at least version 3.4.


Provides base input and output (I/O) types, including System.IO.Stream, System.IO.StreamReader and System.IO.StreamWriter, that allow reading and writing to data streams Commonly Used Types: System.IO.Stream System.IO.EndOfStreamException System.IO.MemoryStream System.IO.StreamReader System.IO.StreamWriter System.IO.StringWriter System.IO.TextWriter System.IO.TextReader When using NuGet 3.x this package requires at least version 3.4.


Provides base abstract encoding classes for converting blocks of characters to and from blocks of bytes. Commonly Used Types: System.Text.Encoding System.Text.DecoderFallbackException System.Text.Decoder System.Text.EncoderFallbackException System.Text.Encoder System.Text.EncoderFallback System.Text.EncoderFallbackBuffer System.Text.DecoderFallback System.Text.DecoderFallbackBuffer System.Text.DecoderExceptionFallback When using NuGet 3.x this package requires at least version 3.4.


Provides types that simplify the work of writing concurrent and asynchronous code. Commonly Used Types: System.Threading.Tasks.Task<TResult> System.Runtime.CompilerServices.TaskAwaiter<TResult> System.Threading.Tasks.TaskCompletionSource<TResult> System.Threading.Tasks.Task System.OperationCanceledException System.AggregateException When using NuGet 3.x this package requires at least version 3.4.


Provides commonly-used classes for performing mathematical functions, conversions, string comparisons and querying environment information. Commonly Used Types: System.Math System.Environment System.Random System.Progress<T> System.Convert System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch System.Runtime.Versioning.FrameworkName System.StringComparer System.IO.Path When using NuGet 3.x this package requires at least version 3.4.

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