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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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 ...

Introducing Compatible Packages on NuGet.org

As part of our ongoing commitment to improve the NuGet ecosystem, today we are excited to introduce a couple new features on NuGet.org to help you determine if a package is compatible with the target frameworks you know and love. This is how it looks: You will now have a new "Frameworks" tab on any package details page. This will give ...

Announcing NuGet 6.0 – Source Mapping, Package Vulnerabilities, Faster Solution Load, Oh My!

NuGet 6.0 - Source Mapping, Package Vulnerabilities, Faster Solution Load, Oh My! NuGet 6.0 is included in Visual Studio 2022 and .NET 6.0 out of the box. You can also download NuGet 6.0 for Windows, macOS, and Linux as a standalone executable. NuGet 6.0 is one of many releases in our .NET unification journey. Our NuGet tooling helps ...

.NET 5 NuGet Restore Failures on Linux distributions using NSS or ca-certificates

We will be releasing updated builds of NuGet this week to accommodate NuGet restore failures on Linux distributions. The failures are observed when updated versions of the NSS or ca-certificates packages are installed.

Performance and Polish with NuGet 5.9

NuGet 5.9 is a great release that brings a refined experience to everything package management. We’ve added a bunch of exciting quality of life improvements while also bringing you a more performant package management experience. We’re excited to see you use NuGet 5.9 & include it in your toolset to build amazing things with .NET.

Getting Started With NuGet 5.8

NuGet 5.8 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 package management easier during your daily development.

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