Get to grips with the NuGet Package Manager using Packt's new Book and eBook

December 2013 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Nuget 2 Essentials, a concise and practical guide to everything that NuGet has to offer to both consumers and publishers. Through many hands-on examples, this book demonstrates all of NuGet's features and teaches readers how to use them in everyday development in a .NET Framework. This book is now available in all the popular formats, eBook, Kindle, and selected library formats. The book is 116 pages long and is priced at $29.99, while the eBook is priced at $15.29.

About the authors:

Damir Arh
has been working with the .NET Framework since it was first released when he was still in university. He has a lot of experience in desktop-based applications, be it Windows Forms or WPF. He likes to share his knowledge with other developers through his blog at http://www.damirscorner.com, by answering questions at Stack Overflow, and by speaking at local user group meetings and technical conferences. He has been awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for the second year in a row.

Dejan Dakić has been working with the .NET Framework for over five years. He has the most experience with ASP.NET but has also done a lot of work in Windows Forms and WPF. He has been active in mobile development since Windows Mobile, and now he has progressed to Windows RT. Lately, he has been spending time in the Windows Azure environment, focusing on web development, both client- and server-side.

NuGet is a free and open source package manager for the .NET Framework.

Starting out by using NuGet for consuming third-party libraries, NuGet 2 Essentials continues with a detailed look at creating packages, and ends by showing readers how to set up their own internal server. Through practical examples, the book features techniques on how to manage versions of installed libraries on all development, and build machines. Readers will learn how to create packages for their own libraries so they can be easily consumed, no matter how much configuration they require.

The following topics are covered in this book:

Chapter 1: Using a Package Manager in Visual Studio
Chapter 2: Package Management
Chapter 3: Creating and Publishing a Package
Chapter 4: Adding Features to a NuGet Package
Chapter 5: Hosting an Internal NuGet Server

This book is aimed at .NET developers who want to learn more about NuGet.


NuGet 2 Essentials
Take advantage of the NuGet Package Manager, both as a consumer and a publisher of .NET class libraries

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