10 things about OneGet that are completely different than you think.

  Howdy y’all, I’ve found myself answering the same questions over-and-over, so rather than continue to do this piecemeal, I figured it’s about time to just post this stuff once. Hopefully you’ll find it enlightening, or at least entertaining 🙂 1. OneGet is not a package manager. Ah, off with a bang, eh? Ok, so…

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8 Laws of Software Installation

Establishing an Ecosystem That Works Together   (this is a repost of a page I wrote a couple years back at the dawn of the OneGet project) I started thinking about how all of this fits together and how we (as an ecosystem) need to be able to work together, and — more importantly —…

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Trust Me: this is the most important thing you can read today.

(crossposted from http://fearthecowboy.com/post/AbG5p4gKsRjGEkov9Z-JyQ ) I’d like to have a moment of silence. Yesterday afternoon, at 2:33PM my beloved work disk passed away. He is survived by his younger brother, the SSD boot disk, who, like our whole family of components is experiencing shock and grief in the passing of our deeply loved friend. Moments after committing…

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OneGet and Chocolatey – What’s the connection?

Howdy! With all the writing about OneGet that everyone’s been doing lately, I thought it might be a good time to explain exactly what OneGet and Chocolatey’s relationship is. When we built the OneGet prototype that first shipped with the WMF 5.0 preview last April, the only provider that was even around was the hastily-written…

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OneGet (it’s in the Windows 10 Preview!)

Howdy! With a useful build of OneGet making an appearance in the Windows 10 Technical Preview (build 9926+) I thought it was a good time to stop and catch y’all up on what the heck is goin’ on. Before we get into all this, I would like to remind y’all that  OneGet is a work-in-progress…

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