SlimMessageBus 2.0.2

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dotnet add package SlimMessageBus --version 2.0.2
NuGet\Install-Package SlimMessageBus -Version 2.0.2
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="SlimMessageBus" Version="2.0.2" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add SlimMessageBus --version 2.0.2
#r "nuget: SlimMessageBus, 2.0.2"
#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 SlimMessageBus as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=SlimMessageBus&version=2.0.2

// Install SlimMessageBus as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=SlimMessageBus&version=2.0.2


SlimMessageBus is a client façade for message brokers for .NET. It comes with implementations for specific brokers and in-memory message passing (in-process communication). SlimMessageBus additionally provides request-response implementation over message queues, and many other plugins.


  • Apache Kafka
  • Azure Service Bus
  • Azure Event Hub
  • Redis
  • MQTT / Azure IoT Hub
  • RabbitMQ
  • In-Memory transport (domain events, mediator)
  • Hybrid (composition of the bus out of many transports)


  • Message validation via Fluent Validation
  • Transactional Outbox pattern
  • Serialization using JSON, Avro, ProtoBuf
  • AsyncAPI specification generation

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SlimMessageBus.Host The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by

A lightweight message bus interface for .NET. The goal of this library is to introduce a slim facade for messaging brokers. Use one of the transport providers for in-process (in-memory), Apache Kafka or Azure Service Bus messaging.

SlimMessageBus.Host.DependencyResolver The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by

Core dependency resolver interfaces of SlimMessageBus

SlimMessageBus.Host.Interceptor The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by

Core interceptor interfaces of SlimMessageBus

SlimMessageBus.Host.Memory The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by

Simple provider for SlimMessageBus for in process message passing. Messages are stored in memory (state is transient).

SlimMessageBus.Host.Kafka The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by

Apache Kafka provider for SlimMessageBus

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3.0.0-rc1 494 6/2/2024
2.0.3-rc3 393 6/16/2024
2.0.3-rc2 249 6/16/2024
2.0.3-rc1 245 6/16/2024
2.0.2 25,703 2/4/2024
2.0.1 87,245 4/16/2023
2.0.0 38,901 4/1/2023
2.0.0-rc3 3,764 2/27/2023
1.8.0 12,605 2/7/2023
1.8.0-rc1 2,638 1/16/2023
1.7.0 100,923 11/13/2022
1.6.0 100,651 5/21/2022
1.6.0-rc1 1,686 5/15/2022
1.5.1 120,968 1/8/2022
1.5.0 10,617 11/14/2021
1.5.0-rc1 1,443 11/2/2021
1.4.0 77,050 6/18/2021
1.4.0-rc1 23,458 6/17/2021
1.3.1 5,407 6/6/2021
1.3.0 110,892 1/8/2021
1.3.0-rc1 1,780 12/26/2020
1.2.0 71,545 2/4/2020
1.2.0-rc1 1,706 1/25/2020
1.1.2 12,382 3/11/2019
1.1.1 4,355 2/16/2019
1.1.1-rc2 1,919 2/13/2019
1.1.1-rc0 3,261 1/13/2019
1.1.0 7,070 12/9/2018
1.0.2 4,605 11/8/2018
1.0.1 4,072 3/12/2018
1.0.0 3,818 3/4/2018
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