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Chocolatey NuGet Essentials for Automation Pros

by Darwin Sanoy

Build automation packages for software deployment much more efficiently with Chocolatey NuGet. This course will teach you about the many functions of Chocolatey, how it works with PowerShell 5, the packages available on, and more.

What you'll learn

Instead of building them multiple times, Chocolatey NuGet enables you to build software deployment automation packages only once; you can then run them under any automation orchestration system, even when you've got more than one. In this course, Chocolatey NuGet Essentials for Automation Pros, you'll learn how it works and how to integrate it with your current tool chains. First, you'll start by learning about the architecture of NuGet, afterwards moving on to the additional functionality that Chocolatey gives NuGet when it comes to automating software installers. Next, you'll learn about how PowerShell 5 supports Chocolatey and its package provider. Finally, you'll cover all the community packages available on and how you can use them in your professional setting. By the end of this course, you'll have a deeper understanding of Chocolatey NuGet and an easier way to build automation packages for software installation.

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About the author

Darwin is a Senior Cloud Architect and DevOps Tooling Team Lead at Infor where he crafts DevOps automation to ensure Windows is running smoothly in the cloud. Darwin has been working with large scale systems automation for over 25 years and shares his knowledge through blogging, book authoring, training, conference speaking and open source contributions.

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