Firstly, I’m a bit late to the party with my blog article, both Steve (the event organiser) and Dave / Dan (a couple of the attendees) have written great articles that can be found here: Steve Gordon Dave Mateer Dan Clarke So back to my story regarding the event. I first heard about the codeathon from Steve via the .NET South East Meetup, which he also organises. Steve’s a prolific contributor to the HTBox Allready . . .
If you’re trying to access a class library (.NET Standard) from a traditional console application (in VS2017 those can be found under ‘Windows Classic Desktop’) you will run into problems; which can feel a little strange for something that was pretty simple in VS2015 and earlier. You can add a reference to the class library project (Resharper will even volunteer to add the dependency / namespace reference if you don’t already have it). But the . . .