Restore libman libraries for asp.net core app on build

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austin

12 Feb, 2020 03:52 PM

We're using asp.net core and pulling in javascript libraries through our libman.json file in our project. Visual Studio automatically pulls those files in. How can we have those libraries pulled down as part of the build process (similar to Nuget restore)?

Here is a sample of what is in our libman.json

{
  "version": "1.0",
  "defaultProvider": "cdnjs",
  "libraries": [
    {
      "library": "lazysizes@5.1.2",
      "destination": "wwwroot/lib/lazysizes/"
    },
    {
      "library": "dropzone@5.5.1",
      "destination": "wwwroot/lib/dropzone/"
    }
  ]
}

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 12 Feb, 2020 04:08 PM

    Feodor Fitsner's Avatar

    Hi Austin,

    You can use LibMan CLI to restore the packages. LibMan CLI could be installed during the build: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/aspnet/core/client-side/libman/lib...

  2. 2 Posted by austin on 13 Feb, 2020 09:33 PM

    austin's Avatar

    Okay, thank you!

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