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I recently declared that NuGet is "Broken By Design." Now, that was hyperbolic; I don't really think NuGet is broken. In fact, I'm very pleased with NuGet (and proud of it). But I wanted to make the point that NuGet's approach both earned it success but also came at a cost. NuGet can't presently offer some expected package management features
On January 13, 2011, NuGet 1.0 was released with ASP.NET MVC 3. On June 19, 2012, NuGet 2.0 shipped in the box with all editions of Visual Studio 2012 (including the free ones). That was a little over 2 years ago, and NuGet's adoption has been steadily increasing since then. Here are some interesting figures for recent NuGet usage from nuget.
With the NuGet 1.8 release, we found a breaking change that caused NuGet to fail on Windows XP machines. Earlier today, we released a hotfix to NuGet 1.8 that addresses this. We apologize for any inconvenience this issue may have caused. If you have further issues, please report them on CodePlex. For more information, there is a CodePlex dis
We're happy to announce that we released NuGet 1.8 on 5/23/2012. This release includes support for localized satellite assemblies, nuget.exe performance improvements, and 34 bug fixes. Details are in the NuGet 1.8 Release Notes. Known issue on Windows XP We would like to call out that shortly after NuGet 1.8 was released, we learned that a c
We're happy to announce that we released NuGet 1.7 today. This release includes several new features as well as over 75 bug fixes. Details are in the NuGet 1.7 Release Notes.
The NuGet Gallery was unavailable on March 9th from approximately midnight until 7:52 A.M., nearly eight hours. During this time all HTTP requests to the gallery website failed. In addition to affecting website users, the outage affected all NuGet client programs (such as the Visual Studio extension and nuget.exe) and other software that relie
For the last few months, the NuGet team has been considering starting a proper, official blog. This is that blog. How do we plan to use this blog? Here are a few ways we know we'll use it (and I'm sure we'll think of others as we go along): Feel free to leave us a comment, letting us know what else you'd like to see here.