This gives your non web projects the ability to be put into a published folder, just like your web project does when being built outside of visual studio.
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Install-Package PublishedApplications -Version
dotnet add package PublishedApplications --version
<PackageReference Include="PublishedApplications" Version="" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add PublishedApplications --version
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Release Notes

== v2.2 ==
   Added uninstaller


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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
2.4.0 117,034 12/13/2013
2.3.0 9,216 9/12/2013 3,720 4/25/2013
2.2.0 696 4/4/2013
2.1.0 7,899 7/6/2011
2.0.0 717 7/2/2011
1.0.0 964 3/15/2011