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Package Manager Dialog vs. Package Manager Console, some differences!

One common misconception we see among NuGet users is that NuGet could only install/ update to the latest version of a package in VS. This is due to the fact that through 'NuGet Package Manager Dialog' we only show that latest (stable or prerelease) version of any package. But, NuGet provides the ability to install/ update to any specific ...

Play with Packages, programmatically!

One of the many often seen requests, from developers using NuGet, is examples on our NuGet core APIs. The requests range from finding meta-data for the packages to installing the package programmatically. In this blog post, I will provide a few examples of using NuGet Core APIs. Getting Started To use NuGet Core APIs, install NuGet.Core ...

Where else is NuGet used in Visual Studio?

All NuGet users are probably familiar with both the Manage NuGet Packages dialog and the Package Manager Console. These are the main user interfaces for installing and managing packages. However, NuGet is also used in a couple of more subtle places. Below are a few of them that I am aware of. With the exception of the New Project dialog, ...

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