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Invoking NuGet Services from inside Visual Studio

One of the best kept secrets of the NuGet extension is that besides the UI that everyone has become familiar with, it also exports some useful services, via MEF, which allow other components in VS to interact with NuGet. These include installing packages, uninstalling packages and querying for installed packages. Over the past year, the NuGet...

Recent Changes to Package Restore Consent

When we released NuGet 2.0, one of the changes included the addition of a privacy-related constraint to the package restore feature. More specifically, NuGet 2.0 required that you provide explicit consent, via either a checkbox in the package manager configuration dialog or an environment variable, before it would successfully download ...

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