CHAPTER 1

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Getting Started

NuGet, in essence, is a Visual Studio extension that comes bundled with Visual Studio 2012 or newer. A lot of value comes from NuGet’s integration with Visual Studio or the Visual Studio Express editions. Taking advantage of this integration offers you a seamless development workflow and enables you to work with NuGet right from within your Visual Studio installation; you’ll even have a nice user interface to work with.

Dedicating an entire chapter to installing NuGet is probably overkill since NuGet already comes bundled with recent editions of Visual Studio. In short, all you need to have is Visual Studio 2012 (any ...

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