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Avalonia is a cross-platform UI framework for dotnet, providing a flexible styling system and supporting a wide range of Operating Systems such as Windows, Linux, macOS. Avalonia is mature and production ready. We also have in beta release support for iOS, Android and in early stages support for browser via WASM.
To see the status of some of our features, please see our Roadmap. You can also see what breaking changes we have planned and what our past breaking changes have been. Awesome Avalonia is community-curated list of awesome Avalonia UI tools, libraries, projects and resources. Go and see what people are building with Avalonia!
The Avalonia Visual Studio Extension contains project and control templates that will help you get started, or you can use the .NET Core CLI. For a starter guide see our documentation.
Avalonia is delivered via NuGet package manager. You can find the packages here: https://www.nuget.org/packages/Avalonia/
Use these commands in the Package Manager console to install Avalonia manually:
Install-Package Avalonia Install-Package Avalonia.Desktop
Examples of UIs built with Avalonia (Lunacy)
JetBrains Rider now has official support for Avalonia.
Code completion, inspections and refactorings are supported out of the box, for XAML previewer add
https://plugins.jetbrains.com/plugins/dev/14839 to plugin repositories and install AvaloniaRider plugin.
We also have a nightly build which tracks the current state of master. Although these packages are less stable than the release on NuGet.org, you'll get all the latest features and bugfixes right away and many of our users actually prefer this feed!
Documentation can be found at https://docs.avaloniaui.net. We also have a tutorial over there for newcomers.
See the build instructions here.
This project exists thanks to all the people who contribute.
Please read the contribution guidelines before submitting a pull request.
This project has adopted the code of conduct defined by the Contributor Covenant to clarify expected behavior in our community. For more information see the .NET Foundation Code of Conduct.
Avalonia is licenced under the MIT licence.
Donating to the project is a fantastic way to thank our valued contributors for their hard work. Your donations are shared among our community and awarded for significant contributions.
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