How to Pass Arguments to C# App Using .NET CLI

In this article, we will discuss how to pass arguments to C# applications using the .NET CLI.

We will start by discussing what arguments are and how they can be used to improve the usability of your C# applications. Then, we will show you how to use the .NET CLI to pass arguments to C# applications. Finally, we will provide some tips for debugging C# applications that use command-line arguments.

About Arguments

Arguments, also known as parameters, are pieces of information that are passed to a C# application when it is run. Arguments can be used to customize the behaviour of an application. For example, you might use an argument to specify the name of a file that should be processed by your C# program.

The .NET CLI is a powerful tool that can be used to manage .NET applications. The CLI can be used to pass arguments to C# applications. To do this, you will need to use the -- option followed by the value of the argument and its value.

For example, let’s say that we have a C# application that pings a hostname or URL. We can use the .NET CLI to pass the hostname that should be processed as an argument. To do this, we would use the following command:

dotnet run --