The simplest way to install Topshelf into your solution/project is to use NuGet.:
nuget Install-Package Topshelf
Then you will need to add references to¶
Compiling From Source¶
Lastly, if you want to hack on Topshelf or just want to have the actual source code you can clone the source from github.com.
To clone the repository using git try the following:
git clone git://github.com/Topshelf/Topshelf.git
If you want the development branch (where active development happens):
git clone git://github.com/Topshelf/Topshelf.git git checkout develop
To compile Topshelf from source you will need the following developer tools installed:
- .Net 4.0 sdk
- ruby v 1.8.7
- gems (rake, albacore)
To compile the source code, drop to the command line and type:
If you look in the
.\build_output folder you should see the binaries.