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Pro NuGet by Xavier Decoster, Maarten Balliauw

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Key Benefits of NuGet

NuGet brings you all the benefits of any package manager: it takes care of dependency chains and versioning conflicts at installation time, and it facilitates finding, installing, updating and uninstalling packages on application level. Besides these common must-have functionalities, NuGet has much more to offer.

NuGet is more than just a package manager. When changing perspectives, which we will assist you with in Chapter 11: NuGet Outside Visual Studio, you'll notice that you can leverage NuGet as a protocol for other means, due to its extensibility, its tooling, its integration and the fact that it is open source.

NuGet Is Open Source

Although NuGet has been developed by Microsoft, it has been made open source and contributed ...

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