UnNuGetizer 1.0.2

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dotnet add package UnNuGetizer --version 1.0.2
NuGet\Install-Package UnNuGetizer -Version 1.0.2
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="UnNuGetizer" Version="1.0.2">
  <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 UnNuGetizer --version 1.0.2
#r "nuget: UnNuGetizer, 1.0.2"
#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 UnNuGetizer as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=UnNuGetizer&version=1.0.2

// Install UnNuGetizer as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=UnNuGetizer&version=1.0.2

NuGetizer is a drop-in replacement for the .NET SDK built-in Pack (a.k.a. "SDK Pack") which instantly supercharges your ability to customize and extend the packing process in a consistent and easy to understand process designed and centered around best practices in MSBuild design and extensibility.

Yes, this means you'll never need to write a .nuspec by hand ever again, no matter how complicated or advanced your packing scenarios are.

Comprehensive and intuitive heuristics built from experience building nuget packages for over a decade make getting started with NuGetizer seamless and easy, while still accomodating the most advanced scenarios through plain MSBuild extensibility. Out of the box, NuGetizer supports:

  • Drop-in replacement for the built-in .NET SDK Pack
  • Packing project references (including transitive references)
  • Straightforward support for smart libraries packing needs
  • Packing multi-targeted projects, including framework-specific resources and dependencies
  • Fast iterative development with complementary dotnet-nugetize command line tool
  • Comprehensive diagnostic analyzers to provide guidance on packing best practices
  • Consistent and predictable naming for package content inference behaviors:
    • Pack=[true|false] ⇒ Include/exclude from package (on any item, such as PackageReference, ProjectReference, None, Content, etc.)
    • PackFolder=[folder] ⇒ Name of known folders with special behavior, such as Lib, Build, Content, Tools, etc. (as a project property or item metadata)
    • PackagePath=[path] ⇒ Package-relative path (on any item, such as None, Content, etc.)
    • Pack[Item Type]=[true|false] ⇒ Set default pack behavior for all items of a given type via simple properties (such as PackNone, PackContent, PackBuildOutput, PackDependencies, PackFrameworkReferences, PackEmbeddedResource, PackResource etc.)
  • Packaging projects using .msbuildproj and Microsoft.Build.NoTargets SDK
  • SourceLink support to populate repository information in the package
  • Automatic readme.md inclusion in the package
  • Support for content includes in readme
  • Package validation enabled by default for release multi-targeting packages.

It's strongly recommended that you install the dotnet-nugetize tool to get the best experience with NuGetizer:

dotnet tool install -g dotnet-nugetize

Given the following project:

<Project Sdk="Microsoft.NET.Sdk">


    <Description>NuGetized quickstart</Description>


    <PackageReference Include="NuGetizer" />
    <PackageReference Include="Microsoft.SourceLink.GitHub" Version="1.1.1" 
                      PrivateAssets="all" />
    <PackageReference Include="Newtonsoft.Json" Version="13.0.1" />

    <None Include="none.txt" Pack="true" />
    <Content Include="content.txt" Pack="true" />
    <Compile Update="@(Compile)" Pack="true" />


Running nugetize on the project directory will produce:

nugetize quickstart

A typical packaging .msbuildproj project for a smart multi-targeted library might look like the following:

<Project Sdk="Microsoft.Build.NoTargets/3.7.0">


    <PackageReference Include="NuGetizer" />
    <PackageReference Include="Microsoft.SourceLink.GitHub" Version="1.1.1" 
                      PrivateAssets="all" />

    <ProjectReference Include="..\Analyzer\Quickstart.CodeAnalysis.csproj" />
    <ProjectReference Include="..\Build\Quickstart.Tasks.csproj" />
    <ProjectReference Include="..\Lib\Quickstart.csproj" />
    <ProjectReference Include="..\Tools\Quickstart.csproj" />


And produce the following nugetize tool output:

nugetize smart library

You can open this sample and run it directly in your browser in a GitHub Codespace

Learn more about NuGetizer and its capabilities from the project documentation site.


Clarius Org Christian Findlay C. Augusto Proiete Kirill Osenkov MFB Technologies, Inc. SandRock Eric C Andy Gocke

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