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 ...

NuGet Season of Giving

NuGet has gone through a lot of changes over the last 10 years. From the package manager console, standalone NuGet.exe, and integration of NuGet into the .NET SDK, we have always relied on the open source community to help evolve and advance NuGet to meet the needs of the .NET ecosystem. Since NuGet has been on GitHub, the repository has ...

Announcing NuGet 6.3 – Transitive Dependencies, Floating Versions, and Re-enabling Signed Package Verification

NuGet 6.3 is included in Visual Studio 2022 and .NET 6.0 out of the box. You can also download NuGet 6.3 for Windows, macOS, and Linux as a standalone executable. NuGet 6.3 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 ...

HTTPS everywhere

Safety guaranteed As an ongoing effort to make HTTPS everywhere a reality for NuGet, we have taken a number of steps to help protect your everyday package management experiences. Earlier this year, a security fact sheet from The White House reinforced companies to take action to secure our software supply chains. HTTPS and SSL not only ...

Quickly Map Your NuGet Packages to Sources

Package Source Mapper When we introduced Package Source Mapping late last year, we noticed a certain challenge to make onboarding to using the feature easier. Could there be a way for us to automatically generate a NuGet.config for you based on your project’s known packages and sources? We started to develop a tool that does just that for ...