JetBrains Rider can build .NET Core projects, MSBuild based projects and Xamarin Android projects.
For most project types, JetBrains Rider will detect required SDKs automatically. But you can also configure SDK locations on JetBrains Rider settings pages (Ctrl+Alt+S) under Build, Execution, Deployment.
For .NET Framework projects, JetBrains Rider will use MSBuild or Mono’s XBuild to build your solution and projects. This means that JetBrains Rider can build any project that is MSBuild based (e.g. .csproj). Again, JetBrains Rider will automatically detect the location of Mono, which can also be set manually. JetBrains Rider will of course automatically detect the location of MSBuild and the .NET Framework on Windows.
You can quickly create a NuGet package for your .NET Core/ASP.NET Core project — choose dotnet pack command.from the Solution Explorer context menu and JetBrains Rider will create NuGet packages using the
JetBrains Rider displays a toolbar at the top right of the UI that allows selecting the current solution build configuration (e.g. Debug and Release) as well as the build target (e.g. Any CPU).
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