Websockets.Net 1.0.0

.NET Framework 4.5.2
Install-Package Websockets.Net -Version 1.0.0
dotnet add package Websockets.Net --version 1.0.0
<PackageReference Include="Websockets.Net" Version="1.0.0" />
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paket add Websockets.Net --version 1.0.0
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#r "nuget: Websockets.Net, 1.0.0"
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// Install Websockets.Net as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Websockets.Net&version=1.0.0

// Install Websockets.Net as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Websockets.Net&version=1.0.0
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Websockets.Standard is a .Net Standard class library that wraps around different WebSocket implementations.

This project originated from WebSocket.PCL

Feel free to make an issue/pull request to support more library's/platforms


  • Android (Native coming soon)
  • IOS (SocketRocket coming soon)
  • UWP
  • .NET Core
  • .NET Framework (4.5 and up)
  • .NET Standard (1.3 - 1.6)
  • .NET Standard2 (2.0 and up)
  • WP8 (dropped because silverlight is not .net standard/VS 2017 compatible)





  • Include Websockets.Websocket4Net and Websockets.Standard library


  • Include Websockets.Websocket4Net and Websockets.Standard library

.Net Framework

  • Include Websockets.Net (or Websockets.NetStandard) and Websockets.Standard library

.Net Standard/Core

  • Include Websockets.NetStandard (or Websockets.NetStandard2) and Websockets.Standard library

Windows 10 Universal

  • Include Websockets.Universal and Websockets.Standard library

Xamarin Forms

  • Include the Websockets.Standard library in the main common app
  • Include the platform specific library in the platform projects

Windows 8 Phone

  • Fork or download source
  • Change Websocket4Net version to add silverlight support and compile with VS 2015
  • Include Websockets.Websocket4Net and Websockets.Standard library


        void Configure()
            // Call in your specific platform startup            
            // 1) Link at startup before socket creation
        void Connect()
            // 2) Get a websocket from the standard library via the factory
            connection = Websockets.WebSocketFactory.Create();
            connection.OnOpened += Connection_OnOpened;
            connection.OnMessage += Connection_OnMessage;

        void Send()
            connection.Send("Hello World");

        private void Connection_OnOpened()
            Debug.WriteLine("Opened !");

        private void Connection_OnMessage(string obj)
            Echo = obj == "Hello World";


There are a few 'test' examples (projects with the Tests suffix). Take a look there. The relivent code is in a standalone test file. (some might not work yet!)


  • Make the actual NuGet Packages
  • Support .NET 2.0 and other old frameworks
  • Support Native Android (port from old project)
  • Support Ios SocketRocket (port from old project)
  • Support other platforms.


Make an issue and i will try to help asap.

Product Versions
.NET Framework net452 net46 net461 net462 net463 net47 net471 net472 net48
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1.0.0 910 1/18/2018

Initial port to .NET Standard with a few fixes and changes.