CHAPTER 2

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Consuming and Managing Packages in a Solution

The introduction of this book introduced you to the bigger picture: the general concept of package management and why it is so extremely powerful. We also introduced NuGet as a solution-wide package management tool and explained its key benefits. Chapter 1 showed you how to get your development environment ready to fully leverage NuGet on your machine. This chapter will build on that knowledge and show you how you can consume your first NuGet package in Visual Studio.

In our first simple scenario, a package will be added to an ASP.NET MVC project. Afterward, we’ll explore additional options ...

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