Spectre.Console.Extensions.Hosting 0.2.0

.NET 6.0 .NET Standard 2.0
dotnet add package Spectre.Console.Extensions.Hosting --version 0.2.0
NuGet\Install-Package Spectre.Console.Extensions.Hosting -Version 0.2.0
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="Spectre.Console.Extensions.Hosting" Version="0.2.0" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Spectre.Console.Extensions.Hosting --version 0.2.0
#r "nuget: Spectre.Console.Extensions.Hosting, 0.2.0"
#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 Spectre.Console.Extensions.Hosting as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Spectre.Console.Extensions.Hosting&version=0.2.0

// Install Spectre.Console.Extensions.Hosting as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Spectre.Console.Extensions.Hosting&version=0.2.0


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Adds Spectre.Console CommandApp extensions for Microsoft.Extensions.Hosting.

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Install the Spectre.Console.Extensions.Hosting NuGet package into your app.

Install-Package Spectre.Console.Extensions.Hosting


After the installation you can use the extension UseSpectreConsole for IHostBuilder. For this you must configure the SpectreConsole CommandApp in your application`s Program.cs file:

 public static async Task<int> Main(string[] args)
        await Host.CreateDefaultBuilder(args)
                (_, services) => { services.AddSingleton<IGreeter, HelloWorldGreeter>(); })
        return Environment.ExitCode;

It is also possible to customize the command configurations:

        .UseSpectreConsole(config =>


Examples are located in the samples folder. It is planned to further adopt CLI examples from Spectre.Console.


Jürgen Rosenthal-Buroh @JuergenRB


pectre.Console.Extensions.Hosting follows the Contributor Covenant Code of Conduct.

We accept Pull Requests.

Small note: If editing the Readme, please conform to the standard-readme specification.


MIT License © Jürgen Rosenthal-Buroh

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0.2.0 174 11/1/2022
0.1.0 51 10/30/2022