NuGet 1.0 was released on January 13th, 2011 – 10 years and 4 major version releases ago. Since then, NuGet.org has grown to host a large and vibrant package ecosystem with over 230 thousand unique packages.
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.
The current Microsoft author signing certificate will be updated as soon as November 1st, 2020. If you validate that packages are author signed by Microsoft, you will need to take steps to avoid disruptions when installing Microsoft packages.
We're excited to announce that you can now view dependent packages in the new Used By section on NuGet.org, yet another major improvement to the package evaluation experience!
We are excited to announce that NuGet.org now supports one of our top customer asks - advanced search! You can now use a multitude of sorting and filtering criteria to help find the best NuGet packages for your needs!
In this post, we will go into more details and a specific timeline for Stage 1 i.e. temporarily removing support for TLS 1.0/1.1 on NuGet.org. The goal is to help you identify systems that may be affected and will give you an opportunity to take action before we permanently remove support for TLS 1.0/1.1 in April 2020.