To start building .NET apps, download and install the .NET SDK (Software Development Kit).
You need to install additional dependencies on older versions of Windows. See Windows 7 / Vista / 8.1 / Server 2008 R2 / Server 2012 R2 for more information.
Once you've installed, open a new command prompt and run the following command:
Once you've installed, open a new terminal and run the following command:
If the installation succeeded, you should see an output similar to the following:
Usage: dotnet [options] Usage: dotnet [path-to-application] Options: -h|--help Display help. --info Display .NET information. --list-sdks Display the installed SDKs. --list-runtimes Display the installed runtimes. path-to-application: The path to an application .dll file to execute.
If everything looks good, select the Continue button below to go to the next step.
If you receive a 'dotnet' is not recognized as an internal or external command error, make sure you opened a new command prompt. If you can't resolve the issue, use the I ran into an issue button to get help fixing the problem.
If you receive a dotnet: command not found error, make sure you opened a new terminal window. If you can't resolve the issue, use the I ran into an issue button to get help fixing the problem.