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NuGet is Now Part of MSBuild

by Jonathan Allen Follow 636 Followers on  Apr 06, 2017 4

After experimenting with a json-based project format, Microsoft has returned to MSBuild as the foundation for C# and VB project files. Along with that decision came the promise to implement many of the much-liked project.json features. Today we’re going to talk about one of these features, NuGet integration.

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Introducing Paket, a Package Manager for .NET

by Pierre-Luc Maheu Follow 4 Followers on  Jan 13, 2016 4

Paket is a package manager for .NET languages, intended to be an alternative for the popular NuGet. InfoQ reached out with Steffen Forkmann, co-creator of the project, to learn more about Paket's origin and features.


Announcing the NuGet 3 Roadmap

by Jonathan Allen Follow 636 Followers on  Apr 29, 2014

In a recent article, Jeff Handley outlined the roadmap for NuGet 3.x. From its humble beginnings as a way to distribute out-of-band ASP.NET MVC packages, NuGet is now considered to be a vital part of the .NET ecosystem and Visual Studio itself. The four primary areas covered in the roadmap are: Package Discovery, Package Trust/Incompatibility, API, and Package Installation/Build.


OpenAccess ORM Renamed As Telerik Data Access with Improved UI and Colored Visual Designer

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 18, 2014

Telerik recently renamed OpenAccess ORM as Telerik Data Access with Improved User Interface and colored visual designer in addition to Telerik.DataAccess.Core NuGet, Telerik.DataAccess.Fluent and Telerik.DataAccess.Fluent.Sample NuGet packages.


NuGet Gets Faster, Configuration Defaults, Concierge

by Roopesh Shenoy Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 29, 2013

NuGet 2.7 release was announced this week, with several performance improvements, new extensibility APIs, command-line restore, configuration defaults and several other features. In addition, a package recommendation service, called NuGet Concierge has been launched.


Multi-Touch Behaviors Package for Windows Phone and Silverlight Now Available on NuGet

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 21, 2013

Davide Zordan has recently released a new package on NuGet which enables developers to build Windows Phone 8 and Silverlight applications enabled with gesture behaviors.


NuGet Improves Mono Support, Adds C++

by Jeff Martin Follow 17 Followers on  May 07, 2013

NuGet's latest brings C++ support along with improved Linux and Mono compatibility. Nearly all developers using NuGet will find new features to simplify their development tasks.


ScriptCS: Turning C# into a Scripting Language

by Abel Avram Follow 12 Followers on  Apr 25, 2013 9

ScriptCS enables developers to write C# applications using a simple text editor. Compilation is performed by Roslyn and package management by NuGet.


MyGet is Offering Free Build Services for CodePlex, GitHub, and BitBucket

by Jonathan Allen Follow 636 Followers on  Feb 11, 2013

Developers with MyGet accounts can now take advantage of a free public beta of MyGet Build Services. This service allows developers using services such as CodePlex, GitHub, or BitBucket to use MyGet as an automated build server.


Mono Improves Aync Support and MonoDevelop Adds NuGet

by Jeff Martin Follow 17 Followers on  Jan 25, 2013

MonoDevelop now has integrated support for NuGet while the Mono project sees various improvements with release 3.0.3.


List & Label 18 with Touch, Top-N-Reporting and In-memory Databases

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 23, 2013 2

List & Label 18 recently released by combit provides support for back side printing, NuGet, cross page export including integration with Amazon web services and Visual Studio 2012.


WCF Data Services 5.2.0 with UriParser Support

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 20, 2012

Microsoft has announced the availability of WCF Data Services 5.2.0 with support for UriParser and fixes to several bugs.


FriendlyUrls – For ASP.NET WebForms

by Roopesh Shenoy Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 11, 2012

FriendlyUrls is a new ASP.NET feature that allows developers to easily use pretty urls in their web forms applications. It also makes it easier to manage both Mobile and Desktop views in the same project, similar to MVC. Scott Hanselman explains more.


Entity Framework 6.0: Async, IQueryable Operators and Feature Improvements

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 11, 2012

According to Microsoft, Entity Framework 6.0 will provide support for async and can be implemented either using SaveChangesAsync() or ExecuteSqlCommandAsync() methods. Entity Framework 6.0 will also enable developers to perform async operations on IQueryable (IQueryable) operator and can be implemented using FindAsync() and SingleAsync() extension methods.


NuGet 2.0 Brings New Package Conventions, Still no Mono, Python, or C++ Support

by Jonathan Allen Follow 636 Followers on  Jul 01, 2012

Despite the version tag, NuGet 2.0 is actually a fairly minor release. Aside from improved tab completion in the package manager console, most of the changes revolve around packaging conventions.