Visual Studio / .NET Framework

TH17 Windows Package Management with NuGet and Chocolatey


3:00pm - 4:15pm

Level: Introductory

Walt Ritscher

Walt Ritscher

Staff Author at LinkedIn

Developing software often requires that you install collections of packages (aka libraries). Managing these packages can be a task in and of itself and usually requires a package manager. This session will examine some of the most popular tools for Windows package management: NuGet, Chocolatey, Boxstarter, and OneGet.

You will learn:

  • How to work with PowerShell and NuGet
  • How to use Package Restore
  • How to use the Chocolatey machine package manager to install applications and utilities
  • How to use Boxstarter to create installation packages