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Help Us Test CDN for NuGet.org
Help Us Test CDN for NuGet.org
Over the past few weeks, we’ve been investigating whether to turn on the content delivery network (CDN) feature of the Azure blob storage container for NuGet packages. In theory, this would make package downloads faster – especially if you’re located outside of the United States. We want your help to conduct an experiment to measure the...
NuGet 2.0 Released
NuGet 2.0 Released
We're happy to announce that we released NuGet 2.0 on 6/19/2012. This release includes support for grouping dependencies, tools and content by the target framework of the project. Additionally, we've dramatically improved the performance of tab completion in the package management console. Package restore consent is now active As described ...
NuGet 1.8 Hotfix Released
NuGet 1.8 Hotfix Released
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 ...
NuGet 1.8 Released
NuGet 1.8 Released
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 ...
Package Restore and Consent
Package Restore and Consent
A little while back, our team had the pleasure of talking about NuGet with some privacy experts. These are folks who are passionate about your privacy and laws that protect your privacy. As we were describing NuGet's package restore feature, the privacy experts became interested in the details surrounding the package restore workflow – ...
NuGet’s Sources Are Moving to Git
NuGet’s Sources Are Moving to Git
At the end of April, we'll be moving the NuGet sources hosted on CodePlex from a Mercurial repository to a Git repository. This won't impact or affect NuGet users, but NuGet contributors and those that follow NuGet's development might need to act before this move. Forks All of the current NuGet forks on CodePlex will be deleted as part of ...
NuGet 1.7 Released
NuGet 1.7 Released
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 Outage on March 9th
The NuGet Gallery Outage on March 9th
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 ...
Introducing the NuGet Team Blog
Introducing the NuGet Team Blog
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...