The Library Manager is a lightweight tool that makes it easy to acquire client-side libraries. Developers can retrieve libraries like jQuery, bootstrap, Vue.js and others from various supported CDNs or even the file system.
In this episode, Justin Clareburt (@justcla78) comes on to show us some demos of Library Manager, that is now generally available in Visual Studio 2017 v15.8.
- [00:46] – What’s the purpose of Library Manager?
- [01:34] – Using Library Manager from Visual Studio
- [05:57] – What providers does Library Manager support?
- [07:56] – How does Library Manager support versioning?
- [08:35] – Working with the manifest file
- [11:42] – Build time enhancements for Visual Studio
- [13:18] – Working with Library Manager via the command-line
- [19:27] – How does Library Manager compare to other client-slide library managers?
- [21:20] – Documentations and acquisition information
- Library Manager Released in 15.8
- Library Manager: Client-side content manager for web apps
- Use LibMan with ASP.NET Core in Visual Studio
- Use the LibMan command-line interface (CLI) with ASP.NET Core
- Library Manager on GitHub
Client-side package management with Library Manager | On .NET
Source: MSDN Channel 9