.NET Standard 2.0
Install-Package Foster -Version
dotnet add package Foster --version
<PackageReference Include="Foster" Version="" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Foster --version
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#r "nuget: Foster,"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive, C# scripting and .NET Interactive. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install Foster as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Foster&version=

// Install Foster as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Foster&version=
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C# Library & tools for version controlling.

Used in Haltroy apps like Yorot and Backupster.

Foster can be used on any .NET Project that supports .NET Standard 2.0.

After installing Foster, add LibFoster to your usings:

  • VB: add Imports LibFoster to top
  • C#: add using LibFoster; to top

The rest of this document is available in official GitHub repository.

Product Versions
.NET net5.0 net5.0-windows net6.0 net6.0-android net6.0-ios net6.0-maccatalyst net6.0-macos net6.0-tvos net6.0-windows
.NET Core netcoreapp2.0 netcoreapp2.1 netcoreapp2.2 netcoreapp3.0 netcoreapp3.1
.NET Standard netstandard2.0 netstandard2.1
.NET Framework net461 net462 net463 net47 net471 net472 net48
MonoAndroid monoandroid
MonoMac monomac
MonoTouch monotouch
Tizen tizen40 tizen60
Xamarin.iOS xamarinios
Xamarin.Mac xamarinmac
Xamarin.TVOS xamarintvos
Xamarin.WatchOS xamarinwatchos
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Version Downloads Last updated 69 6/1/2022
2.0.0 74 5/26/2022
1.0.0 128 12/31/2021
1.0.0-preview1 62 12/25/2021

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