NuGet is an open-source Visual Studio extension that makes it easy to manage libraries, components and configuration files from within your Visual Studio project. As every developer knows, the more complex your application becomes the more chance there is of a dependency conflict arising within the resources upon which you depend. This situation - known as “dependency hell” - used to be an arduous task to unravel and rectify. NuGet changes this situation completely saving you untold time and stress.
As sponsors of the NuGet project Microsoft have lead the way in showing how NuGet can be used to great effect; showing how it is now virtually indispensable to anyone working with MVC andthe .NET Framework.
So don’t delay! Learn how to use NuGeteffectively today and thank yourself for the time and stress that this powerful free extensionwill save you.
What you’ll learn
- Understanding how NuGet fits into the big picture of your software development process to save you time and money.
- How to keep your team working when your project depends on an external resource (such as a web service or cloud) which suddenly becomes unavailable.
- Whether or not to auto-update NuGet packages within a continuous integration process for maximum reliability and speed.
- How to combine NuGet with PowerShell to create your own Cmdlets and extend the base toolset in an extremely powerful manner.
- Evaluate the pros-and-cons of hosting your own NuGet repository.
- How to incorporate NuGet seamlessly within your continuous integration process.
- Much much more!
Who this book is for
This book is perfect for anyone working with Visual Studio and .NET who needs to manage application dependencies of any kind. You should have a basic working knowledge of Visual Studio but all NuGet and PowerShell based techniques will be introduced from first principals.
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Page Count (est.): 384
Pub Date: 10/9/2013