Since you are reading a book titled Pro NuGet, you can imagine one of the required components to work your way through this book is NuGet itself.
NuGet is a collection of several tools, including the NuGet executable, a small
.exe file that you can use from the Windows command line, and the NuGet Visual Studio extension. Throughout this book, we’ll mostly be using the Visual Studio extension (both the graphical user interface and the PowerShell console). However, some sections will be using the command-line version of NuGet. This section covers finding and installing these two components.
Throughout this book, we will also use the NuGet Package Explorer tool. NuGet Package Explorer is not an official Microsoft product; it’s an ...