Parsing - strong typed

This example demonstrates how to parse the arguments getting a strong typed class as result.
Settings settings = CommandLineParser.Parse<Settings>(args);
The command line arguments will be passed to the matching properties. See Syntax.
Isn't that easy, just a line of code.

This may be your settings object:
public class Settings
        #region properties
        public bool Install { get; private set; }
        public bool Uninstall { get; private set; }
        public bool StartAfterInstall { get; private set; }
        [ShortOptionName("n"), OptionName("name"), DefaultValue("MongrelService")]
        public string ServiceName { get; private set; }
        [ShortOptionName("u"), Description("The user name starting the service")]
        public string UserName { get; private set; }
        public string Password { get; private set; }
        [DefaultValue("Mongrel Service")]
        public string DisplayName { get; private set; }
        [DefaultValue("Service to handle mongrel rails")]
        public string Description { get; private set; }
See the Attributes for more details.

Printing the help

This example demonstrates how to print the available options to console. Also known as the help.

Last edited Jul 26, 2009 at 11:58 AM by twenzel, version 6


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