Telegram.Bot 20.0.0-alpha.1

This is a prerelease version of Telegram.Bot.
dotnet add package Telegram.Bot --version 20.0.0-alpha.1
NuGet\Install-Package Telegram.Bot -Version 20.0.0-alpha.1
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="Telegram.Bot" Version="20.0.0-alpha.1" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Telegram.Bot --version 20.0.0-alpha.1
#r "nuget: Telegram.Bot, 20.0.0-alpha.1"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install Telegram.Bot as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Telegram.Bot&version=20.0.0-alpha.1&prerelease

// Install Telegram.Bot as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Telegram.Bot&version=20.0.0-alpha.1&prerelease

.NET Client for Telegram Bot API

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Telegram.Bot is the most popular .NET Client for 🤖 Telegram Bot API.

The Bot API is an HTTP-based interface created for developers keen on building bots for Telegram.

Check 👉 Bots: An introduction for developers 👈 to understand what a Telegram bot is and what it can do.

We, the Telegram Bots team, mainly focus on developing multiple NuGet packages for creating chatbots.

➡️ If Bot API is too limited for your use cases you can try Telegram Client API implementation written 100% in C#

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🔨 Getting Started

Please check ➡️ the Quickstart guide.

🚧 Supported Platforms

Project targets .NET Standard 2.0 and .NET 6 at minimum.

📦 Extension Packages

This project is referred to as the core package and is always required for developing Telegram bots. There are extension packages that you can include in your bot projects for additional functionality:

✅ Correctness & Testing

This project is fully tested using Unit tests and Systems Integration tests before each release. In fact, our test cases are self-documenting and serve as examples for Bot API methods. Once you learn the basics of Telegram chatbots, you will be able to easily understand the code in examples and use it in your own bot projects.

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20.0.0-alpha.1 23,324 10/30/2023
19.0.0 668,820 5/7/2023
19.0.0-preview.4 1,549 4/30/2023
19.0.0-preview.2 20,568 1/2/2023
19.0.0-preview.1 4,600 12/3/2022
18.0.0 701,570 6/16/2022
18.0.0-alpha.3 6,418 4/29/2022
18.0.0-alpha.2 575 4/25/2022
18.0.0-alpha.1 4,307 2/13/2022
17.0.0 469,548 11/17/2021
17.0.0-alpha.5 1,857 11/12/2021
17.0.0-alpha.4 1,505 11/6/2021
17.0.0-alpha.3 13,186 8/1/2021
17.0.0-alpha.2 257 8/1/2021
17.0.0-alpha.1 2,824 7/11/2021
16.0.2 278,268 7/16/2021
16.0.1 11,674 7/10/2021
16.0.0 86,483 6/13/2021
16.0.0-alpha.2 1,552 5/10/2021
16.0.0-alpha.1 770 5/1/2021
15.7.1 470,328 6/18/2020
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15.4.0 49,942 2/22/2020
15.3.0 29,902 1/31/2020
15.2.1 12,572 1/23/2020
15.2.0 19,107 1/3/2020
15.1.0 37,792 11/29/2019
15.0.0 82,513 8/7/2019
14.12.0 85,503 6/10/2019
14.11.0 81,928 4/23/2019
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