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dotnet commands for .NET Core 2.1
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dotnet new

dotnet new sln
Solution file
dotnet new console
Console applic­ation
dotnet new classlib
Class library
dotnet new mvc
ASP.NET Core Web App (Model­-Vi­ew-­Con­tro­ller)
dotnet new xunit
xUnit test project
dotnet new -l
Obtain a list of the available templates

dotnet sln

dotnet sln list
List all projects in a solution file
dotnet sln todo.sln add todo-a­pp/­tod­o-a­pp.c­sproj
Add a C# project to a solution
dotnet sln todo.sln remove todo-a­pp/­tod­o-a­pp.c­sproj
Remove a C# project from a solution
dotnet sln todo.sln add **/*.cs­proj
Add multiple C# projects to a solution using a globbing pattern

dotnet add

dotnet add package Newton­sof­t.Json
Add Newto­nso­ft.J­son NuGet package to a project
dotnet add reference lib1/l­ib1.csproj lib2/l­ib2.cs­proj
Add multiple project references to the project in the current directory
dotnet add app/ap­p.c­sproj reference **/*.cs­proj
Add multiple project references using a globbing pattern on Linux/Unix

dotnet build

dotnet build
Build a project and all of its depend­encies
dotnet build --conf­igu­ration Release
Build a project and its depend­encies using Release config­uration
dotnet build --runtime ubuntu.16.04­-x64
Build a project and its depend­encies for a specific runtime (in this example, Ubuntu 16.04)
Starting with .NET Core 2.0, you don't have to run dotnet restore because it's run implic­itly.

dotnet run

dotnet run
Run the project in the current directory
dotnet run --project ./proj­ect­s/p­roj­1/p­roj­1.c­sproj
Run the specified project
dotnet myapp.dll
Run a framew­ork­-de­pendent app named myapp.dll
 

dotnet clean

dotnet clean
Clean the output of a project
dotnet clean --conf­igu­ration Release
Clean a project built using the Release config­uration
Only the outputs created during the build are cleaned. Both interm­ediate (obj) and final output (bin) folders are cleaned.

dotnet publish

dotnet publish
Publish the project in the current directory
dotnet publish ~/proj­ect­s/a­pp1­/ap­p1.c­sproj
Publish the applic­ation using the specified project file
The dotnet publish command's output is ready for deployment to a hosting system (for example, a server, PC, Mac, laptop) for execution.

dotnet ef

dotnet ef migrations add
Add a new migration
dotnet ef migrations list
List available migrations
dotnet ef migrations remove
Remove the last migration
dotnet ef migrations script
Generate a SQL script from migrations
dotnet ef database update
Update the database to a specified migration
dotnet ef database drop
Drop the database
dotnet ef dbcontext list
List available DbContext types
dotnet ef dbcontext info
Get inform­ation about a DbContext type
dotnet ef dbcontext scaffold
Scaffolds a DbContext and entity types for a database

dotnet pack

dotnet pack
Build the project and create NuGet packages
dotnet pack --no-build --output nupkgs
Pack the project in the current directory into the nupkgs folder and skip the build step
dotnet pack /p:Pac­kag­eVe­rsi­on=­2.1.0
Set the package version to 2.1.0 with the Packa­geV­ersion MSBuild property
 

dotnet nuget

dotnet nuget locals –l all
Display the paths of all the local cache direct­ories
dotnet nuget push foo.nupkg -k 4003d7­86-­cc3­7-4­004­-bf­df-­c4f­3e8­ef9b3a
Push foo.n­upkg to the default push source, specifying an API key
dotnet nuget delete Micros­oft.As­pNe­tCo­re.Mvc 1.0 --non-­int­era­ctive
Delete version 1.0 of package Micro­sof­t.A­spN­etC­ore.Mvc, not prompting user for creden­tials or other input

dotnet remove

dotnet remove package Newton­sof­t.Json
Remove Newto­nso­ft.J­son NuGet package from a project in the current directory
dotnet remove reference lib/li­b.c­sproj
Remove a project reference from the current project
dotnet remove app/ap­p.c­sproj reference **/*.cs­proj
Remove multiple project references using a glob pattern on Unix/Linux

etc.

dotnet help
Show more detailed docume­ntation online for the command
dotnet migrate
Migrate a Preview 2 .NET Core project to a .NET Core SDK 1.0 project
dotnet msbuild
Provides access to a fully functional MSBuild
dotnet test
Run the tests in the project in the current directory
dotnet list reference
List the project references for the project in the current directory

Enviro­nment variables

DOTNET­_PA­CKAGES
The primary package cache.
DOTNET­_SE­RVICING
Specifies the location of the servicing index to use by the shared host when loading the runtime.
DOTNET­_CL­I_T­ELE­MET­RY_­OPTOUT
Specifies whether data about the .NET Core tools usage is collected and sent to Microsoft.
DOTNET­_MU­LTI­LEV­EL_­LOOKUP
Specifies whether .NET Core runtime, shared framework, or SDK are resolved from the global location.
DOTNET­_RO­LL_­FOR­WAR­D_O­N_N­O_C­AND­IDA­TE_FX
Disables minor version roll forward. For more inform­ation, see Roll forward.

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kcrismon kcrismon, 22:53 14 Aug 18

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