C# Build Automation

Open-source C# projects categorized as Build Automation

Top 12 C# Build Automation Projects

  • MSBuild

    The Microsoft Build Engine (MSBuild) is the build platform for .NET and Visual Studio.

    Project mention: Sharing Saturday #459 | /r/roguelikedev | 2023-03-24

    I did get confirmation that the actual kill has been postponed to .Net 9.0 rather than .Net 8.0 . However, that PR is factually wrong regarding when System.Runtime.Serialization use became opt-in -- I had to counter-adjust Rogue Survivor Revived to opt into using System.Runtime.Serialization for .Net 7.0, last November i.e. Nov 2022.

  • Cake

    :cake: Cake (C# Make) is a cross platform build automation system.

  • WorkOS

    The modern identity platform for B2B SaaS. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

  • NUKE

    🏗 The AKEless Build System for C#/.NET (by nuke-build)

    Project mention: ModularPipelines - Strong-Typed, Parallel, C# Pipelines - Would appreciate feedback and thoughts | /r/csharp | 2023-05-29

    Is it similar to Nuke?

  • buildtool

    A powerful automation tool for quickly and easily generating builds with Unity.

  • FlubuCore

    A cross platform build and deployment automation system for building projects and executing deployment scripts using C# code.

  • Nake

    Magic script-based C# task runner for .NET Core

    Project mention: Scripting language under development, callable from C# | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-08-30

    The documentation is quite not clear and not provided sample or example.

    What is the difference between other scripts C# like Nake (https://github.com/yevhen/Nake) or Cake (https://cakebuild.net/docs/running-builds/runners/dotnet-too...) ?

  • ModularPipelines

    Write your pipelines in C# !

    Project mention: ModularPipelines - Strong-Typed, Parallel, C# Pipelines - Would appreciate feedback and thoughts | /r/csharp | 2023-05-29

    Link is: https://github.com/thomhurst/ModularPipelines

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

  • CS Make

    Sake Build (by sakeproject)

  • Textrude

    Code generation from YAML/JSON/CSV models via SCRIBAN templates

  • vsSolutionBuildEvent

    🎛 Event-Catcher with variety of advanced Actions to service projects, libraries, build processes, runtime environment of the Visual Studio, MSBuild Tools, and …

  • EmptyLicensesLicx

    Easy continuous integration of apps using third-party controls that rely on licenses.licx files

  • BuildVersioning

    Simple build versioning for .NET, powered by Git tags

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-08-30.

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What are some of the best open-source Build Automation projects in C#? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 MSBuild 5,088
2 Cake 3,782
3 NUKE 2,313
4 buildtool 1,066
5 FlubuCore 890
6 Nake 223
7 ModularPipelines 133
8 CS Make 121
9 Textrude 115
10 vsSolutionBuildEvent 75
11 EmptyLicensesLicx 74
12 BuildVersioning 53
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