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.
Project Home - http://code.google.com/p/protobuf-csharp-port
Online Help - http://help.protobuffers.net/
Developer Guide - http://code.google.com/apis/protocolbuffers/docs/overview.html
Language Guide - http://code.google.com/apis/protocolbuffers/docs/proto.html
See the version list below for details.
Install-Package Google.ProtocolBuffers -Version 184.108.40.2067
dotnet add package Google.ProtocolBuffers --version 220.127.116.117
<PackageReference Include="Google.ProtocolBuffers" Version="18.104.22.1687" />
paket add Google.ProtocolBuffers --version 22.214.171.1247
#r "nuget: Google.ProtocolBuffers, 126.96.36.1997"
// Install Google.ProtocolBuffers as a Cake Addin #addin nuget:?package=Google.ProtocolBuffers&version=188.8.131.527 // Install Google.ProtocolBuffers as a Cake Tool #tool nuget:?package=Google.ProtocolBuffers&version=184.108.40.2067
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