Castle.Windsor 2.5.3

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.NET Framework 3.5
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dotnet add package Castle.Windsor --version 2.5.3
NuGet\Install-Package Castle.Windsor -Version 2.5.3
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="Castle.Windsor" Version="2.5.3" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Castle.Windsor --version 2.5.3
#r "nuget: Castle.Windsor, 2.5.3"
#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 Castle.Windsor as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Castle.Windsor&version=2.5.3

// Install Castle.Windsor as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Castle.Windsor&version=2.5.3

Castle Windsor is best of breed, mature Inversion of Control container available for .NET and Silverlight.

Product Compatible and additional computed target framework versions.
.NET Framework net35 is compatible.  net40 is compatible.  net40-client is compatible.  net403 was computed.  net45 was computed.  net451 was computed.  net452 was computed.  net46 was computed.  net461 was computed.  net462 was computed.  net463 was computed.  net47 was computed.  net471 was computed.  net472 was computed.  net48 was computed.  net481 was computed. 
Silverlight sl3 is compatible.  sl4 is compatible.  sl5 was computed. 
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NuGet packages (503)

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Castle.LoggingFacility The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by

Castle Windsor logging facility lets you easily inject loggers into your components. It offers integration with most popular 3rd party logging frameworks like log4net, NLog and Serilog (see Castle Core docs).


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Provides a Castle Windsor container adapter for Rebus

Castle.WcfIntegrationFacility The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by

Castle Windsor WCF Integration facility enables integration with Windows Communication Foundation. It makes services and WCF proxies available as services in your application, lets you use non-default constructor and inject dependencies into your services, adds ability to easily set up your services with extensions, call services asynchronously without needing to use code generation and much more.

Kentico.Libraries The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by

The runtime assemblies for libraries and applications that use Kentico API.

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Version Downloads Last updated
6.0.0 47,335 7/20/2023
5.1.2 2,142,463 5/17/2022
5.1.1 6,689,281 12/8/2020
5.1.0 133,423 11/16/2020
5.1.0-beta001 522,427 6/17/2020
5.0.1 5,360,290 9/18/2019
5.0.0 3,579,309 2/12/2019
5.0.0-beta001 23,901 10/26/2018
4.1.1 5,881,557 10/14/2018
4.1.0 17,419,807 9/28/2017
4.0.0 1,760,317 7/12/2017
3.4.0 1,292,068 1/23/2017
3.3.0 5,003,682 5/18/2014
3.2.1 1,125,514 7/22/2013
3.2.0 730,513 2/16/2013
3.1.0 306,293 8/5/2012
3.1.0-RC 2,698 7/7/2012 260,067 12/14/2011 29,246 11/20/2011 111,591 9/3/2011
2.5.4 69,793 10/3/2011
2.5.3 126,572 9/3/2011
2.5.2 46,185 4/18/2011
2.5.1 190,521 1/7/2011
2.1.1 28,816 1/7/2011
2.0.0 38,379 5/17/2011