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C# Interpolated Strings in older .NET frameworks

When targeting a .NET 4.0 or 4.5 project it's not possible by default to use the Interpolated Strings and their FormattableString and IFormattable counterparts. By default*.***

But, this is only because these two types didn't ship with the older version of the .NET Framework. If you make sure these classes are available to the C#6 compiler, it will happily produce an assembly which is compatible with the older versions of the .NET framework, since these interpolated strings are a language feature and not dependent on the Common Language Runtime.

You'll need these classes to pass a CultureInfo in order to satisfy Code Analysis 1305.

Someone beat me to creating a NuGet Package of the classes required, which makes this as simple as running:


install
-
package
 
StringInterpolationBridge

Jesse Houwing

Jesse Houwing

I love good coffee, meaning strong, dark espresso! Regular Expressions and LINQ are like word-puzzles! I am a trainer for Scrum.org, a member of the Microsoft ALM Rangers and awarded Microsoft MVP.

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