.NET Tools - Amazing list of OpenSource .NET tools and resources


This is a great set of resources complied by Nate McMaster, Senior software engineer on the ASP.NET Core project

A list of tool extensions for .NET Core Command Line (dotnet CLI). seeĀ  https://github.com/natemcmaster/dotnet-tools

These tools can be installed by executing

 dotnet tool install -g $packageId

After installing, the tool should be available by running


You don't need to run "dotnet $commandName", just $commandName

The CLI also supports an older format called "project tools" or <DotNetCliToolReference>. A list of project tools see https://github.com/natemcmaster/dotnet-tools/blob/master/project-tools.md