.NET Framework 4.5
dotnet add package kafka-net --version
NuGet\Install-Package kafka-net -Version
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<PackageReference Include="kafka-net" Version="" />
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paket add kafka-net --version
#r "nuget: kafka-net,"
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// Install kafka-net as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=kafka-net&version=

// Install kafka-net as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=kafka-net&version=

Provides high and low level classes for communicating with an Apache Kafka cluster.  The code is similar to the kafka-python library, but written entirely in C#.

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Client component for sending managed measurements to InfluxDB. This is the core component of the Influx Capacitor project that collects performance counter data.


TWCore Framework. A multipurpose framework library for .net core


The NLog target to write to Kafka queue


log4net appender to Kafka and provide logstash json_event PatternLayout


Library to push messsages to Kafka or Rabbit MQ

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