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Announcing NuGet.exe and NuGet Client SDK Packages Support Policy: Keeping You Informed and Secure

At NuGet, our commitment is to ensure that our users have access to the latest, most secure, and well-maintained versions of our tools and packages. With this in mind, we would like to announce the NuGet Support Policy, a set of guidelines designed to keep you informed about the status of NuGet.exe and NuGet Client SDK packages on nuget.org. ...

HTTPS Everywhere Update

Mistakes were made When we first published the plan for the effort of HTTPS everywhere, we wanted to get developer community feedback on the various HTTP and HTTPS scenarios that we don't have much everyday visibility of. After we published that blog, we heard you loud and clear that there was a gap. This plan needed a clear way to suppress ...

Announcing NuGet 6.7 – Keeping You Secure

NuGet 6.7 is included in Visual Studio 2022 and .NET 7.0 out of the box. You can also download NuGet 6.7 for Windows, macOS, and Linux as a standalone executable. Security is a chain; it's only as strong as its weakest link. That's why today, we are happy to announce that NuGet 6.7 brings a plethora of security features such as enhancements ...

The Microsoft author-signing certificate will be updated as soon as August 14th, 2023

Action required: If you validate that packages are author-signed by Microsoft using a NuGet client policy or the command, please follow these steps by August 14th, 2023 to avoid potential disruptions when installing new Microsoft packages. If you are unsure, we have outlined steps to check if you will be impacted. Microsoft uses an X.509 ...

Write a high-quality README for NuGet packages

Based on our recent customer interviews and surveys, one of the top problems that package consumers face is insufficient package documentation, such as README, changelog, examples, and API reference. On the other hand, package authors may struggle with best practices for creating a clear and concise README. Our goal is to improve the overall ...

Announcing NuGet 6.5 – The Sweetest Way to Manage Your Packages

NuGet 6.5 is included in Visual Studio 2022 and .NET 7.0 out of the box. You can also download NuGet 6.5 for Windows, macOS, and Linux as a standalone executable. Tired of the sour taste of managing packages? NuGet 6.5 brings a new flavor of seamless central package management, simple package source mapping management, useful JSON machine ...

Announcing NuGet 6.4 – Signed, Central, Delivered

NuGet 6.4 is included in Visual Studio 2022 and .NET 7.0 out of the box. You can also download NuGet 6.4 for Windows, macOS, and Linux as a standalone executable. NuGet 6.4 is one of many releases in our .NET unification journey. Our NuGet tooling helps developers discover new .NET packages to use for their .NET applications, while making ...