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NuGet 2 Essentials by Dejan Dakić, Damir Arh

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Chapter 2. Package Management

In the previous chapter we have learned how to use NuGet to simplify adding references to third-party libraries from our projects. Now it's time to take a step further and see how else NuGet can make our lives easier during everyday development in Visual Studio. We will take a closer look at most of the supported features and show how they can be used to our advantage. At the end of the chapter, we will have a much deeper understanding of the working of the NuGet Package Manager and the problems it solves.

Updating referenced third-party libraries

It is painful to manually reference third-party libraries from our projects, as we have seen in the Manually adding third-party library references section of Chapter 1,

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