Monthly Archives: September 2011

Dependency Management in .Net: install2

Inspired by Rob Reynolds’ awesome post on extending NuGet’s command line, I decided to create my own extension for facilitating application-level, build-time retrieval of external dependencies along with all transitive dependencies. I struggled a bit with what to call the … Continue reading 

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Dependency Management in .Net: Get

[Update: This article refers to a tool which will no longer be maintained. Until such time as NuGet is updated to naively support these capabilities, consider using the plug-in described here.] In my last article, I demonstrated how my team … Continue reading 

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Dependency Management in .Net: Using NuGet without Visual Studio

In my last article, I discussed some of my previous experiences with dependency management solutions and set forth some primary objectives I believe a dependency management tool should facilitate. In this article, I’ll show how I’m currently leveraging NuGet’s command … Continue reading 

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Dependency Management in .Net

I started my career as a programmer developing on Unix platforms, primarily writing applications in ANSI C and C++.  Due to a number of factors, including the platform dependency of C/C++ libraries, the low-level nature of the language and the … Continue reading 

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Effective Tests: Acceptance Tests

In the last installment of our series, we discussed the topic of Context Obscurity along with strategies for avoiding the creation of obscure tests. As the final topic of this series, we’ll take an introductory look at the practice of … Continue reading 

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