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Pro NuGet by Xavier Decoster, Maarten Balliauw

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Why Extend NuGet?

The enthusiast software developer in you may answer the question of why one should extend NuGet with an energetic “because I can!” While that is a valid reason (and also the reason why Xavier and Maarten started looking into extending NuGet), there are some better reasons to do so as well.

If you’ve heard about git, a distributed version control system (DVCS) that gained enormous popularity in the open-source world thanks to GitHub.com, you may be aware that git offers various extensions. In fact, the git source control system is fairly easy and does not contain a lot of commands at its core. The real value of git as a source control system comes from its easy-to-create extensions, of which a lot are available.

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