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NuGet ContentFiles Demystified

Updated - Feb 26, 2015: Thanks to Jared Barneck for some suggested edits to add some steps to the sample NuGet creation process In NuGet 3.3, the contentFiles feature was introduced to support project.json managed projects and packages that are indirectly referenced in a project. This was an important change because it brings the ability to ...

NuGet Targets for Project.Json now open source

A question that comes up from time to time is: how does Visual Studio 2015 add references when using project.json files in conjunction with a csproj without modifying the csproj file? This is a good question and demonstrates some of our strategy to help make NuGet easier to integrate into project systems without having to teach NuGet how to ...

Accelerate your NuGet.Server

Since its inception, NuGet supports setting up custom package sources. There's the default NuGet Gallery, there's third-party NuGet hosting (see the NuGet Ecosystem), we can use local directories on our hard drive or a network UNC share (like \yourserver\nuget) and there's the NuGet.Server package that we can use to create our own NuGet ...

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