McMaster.Extensions.CommandLineUtils 2.1.0-beta

Command-line parsing API. A community-maintained fork of Microsoft.Extensions.CommandLineUtils, plus extras.
Commonly used types:

McMaster.Extensions.CommandLineUtils.CommandLineApplication
McMaster.Extensions.CommandLineUtils.CommandOption
McMaster.Extensions.CommandLineUtils.IConsole
McMaster.Extensions.CommandLineUtils.ArgumentEscaper

This is a prerelease version of McMaster.Extensions.CommandLineUtils.
There is a newer version of this package available.
See the version list below for details.
Install-Package McMaster.Extensions.CommandLineUtils -Version 2.1.0-beta
dotnet add package McMaster.Extensions.CommandLineUtils --version 2.1.0-beta
<PackageReference Include="McMaster.Extensions.CommandLineUtils" Version="2.1.0-beta" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add McMaster.Extensions.CommandLineUtils --version 2.1.0-beta
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Release Notes

2.1.0:
New features:
- Attributes. Simplify command line argument definitions by adding attributes to a class that represents options and arguments.
   - Options defined as [Option] or [Argument], [Subcommand].
   - Command parsing options can be defined with [Command] and [Subcmomand].
   - Special options include [HelpOption] and [VersionOption].
- Async from end to end. Using C# 7.1 and attribute binding, your console app can be async from top to bottom.

New API
- Prompt.GetYesNo, Prompt.GetPassword, and more. Added API for interactively getting responses on the console.
- Added OptionAttribute, ArgumentAttribute, CommandAttribute, SubcommandAttribute, HelpOptionAttribute, and VersionOptionAttribute.
- CommandLineApplication.Execute<TApp>() - executes an app where TApp uses attributes to define its options
- CommandLineApplication.ExecuteAsync<TApp>() - sample thing, but async.
- CommandLineApplication.StopParsingHelpOption and StopParsingVerboseOption. When the help and verbose options are matched
  against a command-line flag, the parsing will stop by default. You can turn this off by setting these options if you
  want OnExecute to be invoked no matter what.
- CommandLineApplication.ResponseFileHandling - the parser can treat arguments that begin with '@' as response files.
  Response files contain arguments that will be treated as if they were passed on command line.

Minor bug fixes:
- Add return types to .VerboseOption() and ensure .HasValue() is true when HelpOption or VerboseOption are matched
- Fix a NullReferenceException in some edge cases when parsing args

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
2.4.1 538 9/18/2019
2.4.0 1,052 9/14/2019
2.3.4 98,241 4/11/2019
2.3.3 40,904 3/11/2019
2.3.2 60,154 2/5/2019
2.3.1 16,935 1/19/2019
2.3.0 49,995 1/1/2019
2.2.5 225,923 7/2/2018
2.2.4 40,827 5/25/2018
2.2.3 18,996 5/11/2018
2.2.2 21,701 4/28/2018
2.2.1 9,789 4/11/2018
2.2.0 112,744 3/31/2018
2.2.0-rc 813 3/23/2018
2.2.0-beta 552 3/8/2018
2.2.0-alpha 526 2/20/2018
2.1.1 55,845 12/28/2017
2.1.0 1,955 12/13/2017
2.1.0-rc 501 12/7/2017
2.1.0-beta 1,459 11/22/2017
2.1.0-alpha 411 11/11/2017
2.0.1 5,721 10/13/2017
2.0.0 4,541 9/16/2017
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