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Announcing NuGet 4.0 RC
Announcing NuGet 4.0 RC
NuGet 4.0 RC for Visual Studio 2017 is focused on adding support for .NET Core scenarios, addressing key customer feedback and improving performance in a variety of scenarios. This release brings several improvements like support for PackageReference, NuGet commands as MSBuild targets, background package restore, and more. This post gives an ...
Announcing NuGet 3.5 RTM
Announcing NuGet 3.5 RTM
NuGet 3.5 RTM for Visual Studio 2015 and nuget.exe provide quality improvements, performance improvements, features and new target frameworks like netstandard and netcoreapp. Downloads All NuGet downloads are available on https://nuget.org/downloads. NuGet.exe 3.5 RTM is not marked as the latest yet in the download page or uploaded as a ...
New experience for NuGet Documentation
New experience for NuGet Documentation
Last month, we launched a preview of the revamped Nuget docs experience. We made a number of improvements: We would like to thank you for trying out the preview and giving us valuable feedback. We have incorporated your feedback and ironed out some wrinkles we found along the way. Today, we are going live with the new experience on ...
Changes to Expiring API Keys
Changes to Expiring API Keys
In June, we published a blog post announcing Expiring API Keys. We received a lot of great feedback from the community about it. In retrospect, we did not do a great job explaining the motivation and reasoning for this security measure to the community. This post goes into more detail about why we introduced Expiring API Keys, the immediate ...
The path towards better documentation
The path towards better documentation
Update 9/20 (11:00 A.M PST): The revamped NuGet Docs experience is now live on docs.nuget.org. Read more about it here - New experience for NuGet Documentation docs.nuget.org is the authoritative guide on everything NuGet. It is used as reference by nearly 180k developers with over 500k page views a month. Summary of the most consistent ...
Announcing NuGet 3.5 RC
Announcing NuGet 3.5 RC
NuGet 3.5 Beta 2 for Visual Studio 2015, nuget.exe and NuGet 2.12 RTM for Visual Studio 2013 releases provide quality improvements, performance improvements, .NET Core CLI support, and new target frameworks like netstandard and netcoreapp for our users. Downloads All NuGet downloads are available on http://nuget.org/downloads. New...
NuGet API key expiration
NuGet API key expiration
Update 6/22 (2:15 P.M PST): We have a lot of feedback coming in from the community on this topic. This change will not have any impact for another 90 days at the minimum. We are reviewing your feedback and will discuss further how to achieve our goal of improved security of NuGet.org. We will have an update within the next 45 days. To continue...
Consolidated REST API deployed
Consolidated REST API deployed
A few weeks back, we deployed our consolidated REST API powering NuGet.org and the NuGet client experience in Visual Studio. An invisible change for our users, but a big change for the NuGet team. This consolidated REST API lays the foundation of our future work on the server side of NuGet. In this post, we want to expand a little on the ...
The 1st Billion
The 1st Billion
Today, NuGet.org reached one billion downloads. This is a momentous achievement for our users and the community of package authors who continue to use and build new libraries that is the cornerstone of .NET adoption. We want to take this opportunity to give a huge thank you to the millions of our users who made this milestone possible. With ...
Introducing The NuGet Beta Channel
Introducing The NuGet Beta Channel
Today, we would like to introduce you to the NuGet Beta Channel for the Visual Studio 2015 NuGet Package Manager. In the last 2 months, we have been focusing on improving the quality of the package management experience in Visual Studio 2015 and we have released over 3 consecutive versions of the package manager with added features, improved ...