How to create calendar terminal app in .net core
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Calendars are used to display calendar data on the terminal. Spectre.Console is a .NET library which is used to create console applications. Spectre.Console is rendering the calendar on the terminal.
with few commands and also a few lines of code, you can display a high visual calendar on the terminal. The steps are given below.
>dotnet new console -o cliapp
Install Nuget Package
>dotnet add package Spectre.Console
var rule = new Rule("[red]Calendar CLI App [/]");
Add some styling code
You can add an event to the calendar. If a date has an event associated with it, the date gets highlighted in the calendar.
calendar.AddCalendarEvent(2023, 2, 5);
Calendar AddCalendarEvent(int, int, int)
which is year, month and date respectively.
Render on console
To render a calendar, create a calendar object, and add some styling code according to the app's requirement. Complete the app by passing the calendar to a console's
The full source code is on GitHub.