Microsoft.Build 17.4.0

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.NET 7.0 .NET Framework 4.7.2
dotnet add package Microsoft.Build --version 17.4.0
NuGet\Install-Package Microsoft.Build -Version 17.4.0
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="Microsoft.Build" Version="17.4.0" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Microsoft.Build --version 17.4.0
#r "nuget: Microsoft.Build, 17.4.0"
#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 Microsoft.Build as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Microsoft.Build&version=17.4.0

// Install Microsoft.Build as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Microsoft.Build&version=17.4.0


This package contains Microsoft.Build.dll, which defines MSBuild's API, including

Developers should reference this package to write applications that create, edit, evaluate, or build MSBuild projects.

To create or edit an MSBuild project, use the Microsoft.Build.Construction.ProjectRootElement class and call the Create or Open method.

To evaluate or build an MSBuild project, use the Microsoft.Build.Evaluation.Project class by creating an instance of it with the appropriate parameters for your project. To retrieve evaluated items, call methods such as properties such as GetItems or GetPropertyValue.

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.NET Framework net472 net48
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Microsoft.VisualStudio.Web.CodeGeneration.Utils The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by

Contains utilities used by ASP.NET Core Code Generation packages.

Microsoft.Build.Runtime The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by

This package delivers a complete executable copy of MSBuild. Reference this package only if your application needs to load projects or execute in-process builds without requiring installation of MSBuild. Successfully evaluating projects using this package requires aggregating additional components (like the compilers) into an application directory.

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Cross-platform build automation system Signed by from repository '' commit '39132f3fb1fea9f889894dfe520cf4434d6eca4e' (see contained AppVeyorSettings.json file for build settings).

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The Microsoft SQL Server Data-Tier Application Framework (DacFx) is a component which provides application lifecycle services for database development and management for Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Azure SQL Databases. DacFx supports various database deployment and management scenarios for SQL Server and Microsoft Azure SQL Databases including extracting / exporting a live database to a DAC package, deploying a DAC package to a new or existing database, and migrating from on-premises to Microsoft Azure. This functionality is exposed via the DacFx API. DacFx can target SQL Server 2008 and newer, as well as Microsoft Azure SQL. This nuget package is a lightweight version of DacFx. If you would like to use the command-line utility SqlPackage.exe for creating and deploying .dacpac and .bacpac packages, please download SqlPackage.exe for Windows, macOS, or Linux from

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17.2.2 374 10/14/2022
17.2.0 304,162 5/11/2022
17.1.0 309,503 3/8/2022
17.0.1 632 10/14/2022
17.0.0 9,272,802 11/8/2021
16.11.0 347,854 8/19/2021
16.10.0 385,998 5/25/2021
16.9.0 2,815,473 3/2/2021
16.8.0 3,522,299 11/11/2020
16.7.0 176,439 9/30/2020
16.6.0 436,588 6/9/2020
16.5.0 743,293 3/16/2020
16.4.0 568,971 12/4/2019
16.3.0 1,123,948 9/26/2019
16.0.461 1,841,230 4/3/2019
15.9.20 3,865,892 11/21/2018
15.8.166 2,341,093 8/14/2018
15.7.179 4,580,111 5/21/2018
15.7.0-preview-000145 3,855 4/10/2018
15.7.0-preview-000011-1378327 856,547 4/5/2018
15.6.85 71,631 4/5/2018
15.6.84 1,723 4/5/2018
15.6.82 1,229,428 2/26/2018
15.5.180 114,673 12/6/2017
15.5.179 12,438 12/6/2017
15.4.8 394,446 12/6/2017
15.3.409 32,181,779 8/11/2017
15.3.0-preview-000388-01 156,366 6/27/2017
15.3.0-preview-000117-01 114,148 5/9/2017
15.1.1012 269,646 4/11/2017
15.1.548 5,970,586 3/2/2017
15.1.0-preview-000545-01 20,494 2/7/2017
15.1.0-preview-000523-01 616,680 1/26/2017
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15.1.0-preview-000370-00 77,384 11/4/2016
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