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The Microsoft author-signing certificate will be updated as soon as August 14th, 2023

Action required: If you validate that packages are author-signed by Microsoft using a NuGet client policy or the command, please follow these steps by August 14th, 2023 to avoid potential disruptions when installing new Microsoft packages. If you are unsure, we have outlined steps to check if you will be impacted. Microsoft uses an X.509 ...

Write a high-quality README for NuGet packages

Based on our recent customer interviews and surveys, one of the top problems that package consumers face is insufficient package documentation, such as README, changelog, examples, and API reference. On the other hand, package authors may struggle with best practices for creating a clear and concise README. Our goal is to improve the overall ...

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: (image) You will now have a new "Frameworks" tab on any package details page. (image) ...