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Pro NuGet by Xavier Decoster, Maarten Balliauw

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Using the Package Manager Console

You have now learned the basic operations of working with NuGet using the graphical user interface provided by the NuGet Visual Studio Extension. While working with a graphical user interface is easy, many developers using NuGet prefer working with the Package Manager Console that is also installed as part of the NuGet Visual Studio Extension.

The Package Manager Console is a new, interactive window you can dock in your Visual Studio IDE that allows you to interact with NuGet through commands or, in a broader sense, to automate Visual Studio. This window is special because its PowerShell enabled, and as such, you can run NuGet commands as well as PowerShell commands. In proper PowerShell terms, we speak about ...

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