Friday, May 16, 2014

What is NuGet and how to install it on Visual Studio 2013

NuGet is the package manager for the Microsoft development platform including .NET. The NuGet client tools provide the ability to produce and consume packages. The NuGet Gallery is the central package repository used by all package authors and consumers.

How to install NuGet using Visual Studio Extension Manager :
  • Open Visual Studio, Click Tools and then Extension Manager.
  • Navigate to Online, Find NuGet Manager Extension and click Download
  • In the Installer dialog box, click Install.
  • When installation is complete, close and re-open Visual Studio.

NuGet is now ready to use.