.NET Install SDK Global Tool
Global tool to make installing .NET Core versions that little bit easier
To install globally:
$ dotnet tool install -g installsdkglobaltool
You can also find InstallSdkGlobalTool on NuGet here.
You can use this tool to download and install .NET Core SDK versions based on a variety of ways, these are:
Install .NET Core SDK based on global.json
- Navigate to any directory within your .NET Core application that has a
The .NET Core Install SDK global tool will then scan the project directories for a global.json file. If found it will download and install the SDK dictated by the global.json file.
Install latest .NET Core SDK Preview
$ dotnet-install-sdk --latest-previewfrom any directory
The .NET core Install SDK global tool will then download and lauch the installer for the latest preview of the .NET Core SDK.
$ dotnet-install-sdk -h Usage: DotNetInstallSdk [options] Options: -LP|--latest-preview Optional. Install the latest preview version of the .NET Core SDK -H|--headless <Boolean> Optional. Install .NET Core SDK in headless mode (default is true) -?|-h|--help Show help information
Big thanks to @stuartblang who contributed loads to this.