Jon Douglas

Principal Program Manager, NuGet

Jon Douglas is a Principal Program Manager for NuGet at Microsoft. In his spare time he is most likely spending time with his family, performing comedy improv, or playing video games.

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Announcing NuGet.exe and NuGet Client SDK Packages Support Policy: Keeping You Informed and Secure

At NuGet, our commitment is to ensure that our users have access to the latest, most secure, and well-maintained versions of our tools and packages. With this in mind, we would like to announce the NuGet Support Policy, a set of guidelines designed to keep you informed about the status of NuGet.exe and NuGet Client SDK packages on nuget.org. ...

HTTPS Everywhere Update

Mistakes were made When we first published the plan for the effort of HTTPS everywhere, we wanted to get developer community feedback on the various HTTP and HTTPS scenarios that we don't have much everyday visibility of. After we published that blog, we heard you loud and clear that there was a gap. This plan needed a clear way to suppress ...

Announcing NuGet 6.7 – Keeping You Secure

NuGet 6.7 is included in Visual Studio 2022 and .NET 7.0 out of the box. You can also download NuGet 6.7 for Windows, macOS, and Linux as a standalone executable. Security is a chain; it's only as strong as its weakest link. That's why today, we are happy to announce that NuGet 6.7 brings a plethora of security features such as enhancements ...

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 ...

Introducing Search By Target Framework on NuGet.org

Last year, we brought a new feature to improve the way you assess target framework compatibility of a NuGet package through a new "Frameworks" tab. Today, we are announcing a new feature that will allow you to search by a target framework on NuGet.org. Here’s how it looks: (image) The first thing you might notice is that there is a new...

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 ...

Introducing Transitive Dependencies in Visual Studio

We heard from you that direct dependencies are easy to track, but that you struggle with tracking transitive dependencies. We want to make that easier for the day-to-day management of your NuGet packages in Visual Studio. To help you track transitive dependencies and remediate vulnerabilities quickly with SDK-style projects, we are ...

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 ...