Blog Redesign is LIVE!
What better way to announce upcoming website redesigns than by implementing that redesign on our blog? Earlier today, we deployed changes to http://blog.nuget.org that apply a new visual design that we expect to carry over to the docs and gallery sites too.
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Evolution of NuGet
At MonkeySpace 2013 last July, we revealed some of our thinking for the Evolution of NuGet. These were the ideas we had for what would become NuGet 3.x and they included the following areas:
Context-sensitive enumeration and search
Statistics and reports for package authors and consumers
Editable package metadata
Package discovery and sharing through social graphs
Package Trust / Incompatibility
Organizations or team accounts
Friendly license names and filters
Feeds for owners’
This blog post was planned to be published on April 2nd as the NuGet 2.8.1 release announcement. However, on that same day (also the first day of Build 2014), NuGet.org suffered a severe service interruption. It didn’t seem right to blog about the NuGet 2.8.1 release without also covering the interruption,
The NuGet team released an updated NuGet Package Manager extension for WebMatrix on March 26, 2014. This update can be installed from the WebMatrix Extension Gallery using the following steps:
Open WebMatrix 3
Click the Extensions icon in the Home ribbon
Select the Updates tab
Click to update NuGet Package Manager to 2.6.1
Close and restart WebMatrix 3
Here are the salient points from the release notes.
Starting September 3rd, some users started having issues uploading packages that contain portable libraries; on September 10th, we deployed a fix to address those issues.
Depending on how you were publishing your package, you would have experienced the errors in a few different ways.
After NuGet 2.7 was released with Automatic Package Restore and implicit consent, some users reported that they were still seeing build errors indicating that package restore consent had not been given. When we made the package restore changes in NuGet 2.7,
The NuGet team is excited to announce that NuGet 2.7 is now released in stable form. We published the release candidate on August 14th and we have not made any changes since then. For details about what’s in the release, the release notes are published on docs.nuget.org.
Twelve weeks ago, Microsoft’s Azure Applications Platform & Tools team welcomed three 2nd-year college students, Jaspreet Bagga, Jeremiah Jekich, and Melissa McNeill, and gave them an opportunity to contribute to NuGet.
Discovering NuGet packages can be a daunting process.
The NuGet 2.7 Release Candidate is now available, with an expected release before the end of August.
Download: Visual Studio Extensions and NuGet.exe Command-Line
All Work Items for the Release
Work Items Being Tested
If you encounter any problems with NuGet 2.7,
We are excited to announce that NuGet 2.6 has been released and it is included in the box with Visual Studio 2013 Preview. For details about what’s in the release, the release notes are published on docs.nuget.org.
NuGet 2.6 Features
Support for Visual Studio 2013
Tracking Direct Installs vs.