klooie 2.3.5

dotnet add package klooie --version 2.3.5
NuGet\Install-Package klooie -Version 2.3.5
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="klooie" Version="2.3.5" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add klooie --version 2.3.5
#r "nuget: klooie, 2.3.5"
#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 klooie as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=klooie&version=2.3.5

// Install klooie as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=klooie&version=2.3.5


A framework for building GUI applications within any command line that runs .NET. Klooie provides all the things you would expect from a UX Framework.

I'm working on a free video game called cliborg that runs on the command line and highlights many features of this framework.


klooie is available at the Official NuGet Gallery.

Key Features

Category Description
Containers and Layout Easily organize controls into a usable view Easily organize controls into a usable view
Built-in and Custom Controls Use controls from the library or create your own
Dialogs Panels that appear over a view and temporarity restrict focus to the controls within the dialog
Theming A model for defining one or more themes for your application.
Focus & Keyboard Input Lets the user interact with one primary control at a time
Forms A structured way to accept multiple inputs from the user
Animations You can animate controls sizes, positions, colors, and more. Built-in easing and custom easing supported.
Observability Constructs that make your application responsive and dynamic.

Getting Started

Here's a hello world console app that just shows a message on the middle of the screen and waits for the user to press escape before exiting.

The code for this sample is shown below.

sample image

using PowerArgs;
using klooie;
namespace klooie.Samples;

// Define your application
public class HelloWorld : ConsoleApp
    protected override Task Startup() => LayoutRoot
        .Add(new Label("Hello World! Press escape to exit.".ToOrange()))

// Entry point for your application
public static class HelloWorldProgram
    public static void Main() => new HelloWorld().Run();

Advanced Features

You can have fun with klooie and build games that are fun to play within the command line.

Category Description
Physics Enables controls to move with velocity semantics and collision detection
Sound effects (Windows only) Play sound effects and background music
Product Compatible and additional computed target framework versions.
.NET net6.0 is compatible.  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. 
Compatible target framework(s)
Included target framework(s) (in package)
Learn more about Target Frameworks and .NET Standard.

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