Value added features with Paket


In the final post of this mini-series on Paket, I want to wrap up by discussion some of the cool features in Paket that aren't available in the standard NuGet client. They address many areas that can be a real pain when trying to create automated, CI / CD solutions as well as simply some … Continue reading Value added features with Paket

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Migrating Complex NuGet solutions to Paket


In the previous post of this series, we looked at migrating a simple, single-project solution over to Paket. In this post, we'll look at a more complex solution that has multiple projects with shared dependencies, and see some of the issues that Paket picks up that might not have been previously identified. Most of this … Continue reading Migrating Complex NuGet solutions to Paket

Migration basics from NuGet to Paket


Introduction This is part 2 of a short series of blog posts on Paket. In the first part, I presented the overall value proposition behind Paket and some (but not all!) of the features it provides. In this post, we'll look at performing a migration of a simple NuGet-ified project over to Paket. In a … Continue reading Migration basics from NuGet to Paket

Getting Started with Paket – Part 1


Introduction to this series Given the recent discussions happening around Paket, I’ve been asked (or seen questions asked) recently regarding getting up and running with Paket. So, I thought I'd do a short series of posts that covers the "what" and "why" of Paket, followed by the "how" (the "when" is easy - always 😉 … Continue reading Getting Started with Paket – Part 1

What on earth has happened to NuGet?


After several months away from NuGet, I had to use it again recently in VS2015. I'm completely and utterly gobsmacked at how poor the current experience is. It's confusing, inconsistent and hard to use. Worse than that, it enables workflows that should never, ever be permitted within a package management system. First experiences with the … Continue reading What on earth has happened to NuGet?