CHAPTER 10

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NuGet as a Protocol

So far, you’ve seen how to consume and create NuGet packages and how to host your own feed containing packages. Using NuGet, we’ve managed to set up a means of continuous package delivery and extended the NuGet command line and Package Manager Console.

The concepts and techniques demonstrated in the previous chapters focused on using NuGet as a means of managing dependencies when developing software using Visual Studio. We’ve looked at NuGet as a package manager. How about we change our perspective and look at NuGet as a protocol for distributing packages?

You’ve already seen that complete deployments can be shipped ...

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