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DevExpress NuGet Packages - Now Available

Good news, we are now offering NuGet packages for several subscriptions.

NuGet is the package manager for the Microsoft development platform including .NET. -NuGet.org

Licensed customers can request access to the Beta version by writing to support@devexpress.com.

Setup

Add DevExpress NuGet Feed

Follow this excellent step-by-step guide to setup your Visual Studio instance for our NuGet packages:

DevExpress NuGet Packages: T466415

Required

The DevExpress NuGet feed requires the following:

  1. You must be a licensed customer
  2. Only certain development platforms like ASP.NET are currently available
  3. You should realize that this NuGet support is still only available as a 'beta', we are still working on the full implementation
  4. You should be using version 16.2, since that version is all we support
  5. Please read the section about "Limitations" before you switch to using NuGet packages

Limitations

The biggest limitation for NuGet packages is that by design they cannot affect the Visual Studio IDE. In other words, they are most convenient for development scenarios such as build servers.

What this means in practice is that we will not be providing DevExpress design-time assemblies via NuGet, and hence the DevExpress controls will not be available in the Visual Studio Toolbox if you use these new packages. You will still have to install the product via our installation program for those design-time experiences.

Packages

Please visit the knowledgebase article to see the complete list of available packages.

Feedback

What do you think about the new DevExpress NuGet packages? We'd love to hear your feedback. Please let us know by adding your feedback to this knowledgebase article.


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Comments

Birger Jansen

Great idea! I hope that in the future all packages can be made available so that we can build our (XAF) apps with MS Team Services!

January 19, 2017 2:34 AM

Scott Paist 1

This is great news! Are there any plans to release WPF and WinForms packages?

January 20, 2017 6:32 AM

Mehul Harry (DevExpress)

Scott,

For this initial beta, it's only ASP.NET. Once we are sure that everything is working as expected (e.g., the correct packages are provided based on a customer's subscriptions, the references are correct, available versions are calculated correctly, etc.), we will make the service public. Later, we will evaluate the requests and needs for other platforms. Thanks.

January 20, 2017 11:02 AM

Sundio Group Sundio

Amazing!!!!!! Great success!!!!

I'm waiting for the winforms ones!!

March 3, 2017 3:19 AM

Eric M Forden

According to the note above:

Update: With the v16.2.5 minor release, we've added our Dashboard packages to our NuGet feed.

But I'm missing the Dashboard in my NuGet feed in Visual Studio, does something need to be done on your end so I can get the Dashboard packages?

Thank you!

March 8, 2017 9:31 AM

Asbjørn Mikkelsen

can you publish the nuspec files and stuff to create the packages?

I'm running nexus locally and are in the process of finding out how to put the devexpress packages in our local installation.

But we are using WPF and Winform, no asp.net at the moment..

June 30, 2017 7:24 AM

Mehul Harry (DevExpress)

@Asbjørn,

The WinForms NuGet packages are now available and WPF will be coming in a future minor release.

June 30, 2017 10:27 AM

David Madaras

Amazing!

But is it possible download specific minor version?

Now I see 16.2.8 and 17.1.4, but I would like to download 16.2.6

July 4, 2017 3:51 AM

Roland Schumacher

Please give us the WPF NuGet's.

July 13, 2017 4:12 AM

Roland Harrison

When will a nuget package for the WPF components be released? I do not want to spend time creating my own.

August 19, 2017 12:31 AM

John Elliott

When will a nuget package for the WPF components be released?

September 12, 2017 6:53 PM

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