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Like yum or apt-get, but for Windows.

https://chocolatey.org/about

The Next Chapter

Six years ago I started working furiously on this little side project about package management for Windows. It started to grow and over time it became clear that it was going to be something important. A community flourished and there … Continue reading 

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Chocolatey For Business / Chocolatey Professional Coming May 2

This is a very exciting time for Chocolatey! Over the past 5 years, there have been some amazing points in Chocolatey’s history. Now we are less than 10 days from another historical moment for Chocolatey – when licensed editions become … Continue reading 

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Chocolatey Has a New Logo!!!

A designer started a conversation with us in December 2014 and we’ve recently come to a decision point on Chocolatey – a new logo (and soon a new website)! A special thanks goes out to Julian Krispel-Samsel!

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Bash on Windows–What it Means for Chocolatey

Microsoft announced the most amazing thing at //build/ yesterday, Bash on Windows 10. Not some sort of VM or container, but running native ELF binaries on Windows under an Ubuntu subsystem. Let me say that again slowly. Windows running native … Continue reading 

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Celebrating 5 Years With Chocolatey!

Chocolatey turned 5 years old recently! I committed the first lines of Chocolatey code on March 22, 2011. At that time I never imagined that Chocolatey would grow into a flourishing community and a tool that is widely used by … Continue reading 

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Chocolatey Community Feed Update!

Average approval time for moderated packages is currently under 10 hours! In my last post, I talked about things we were implementing or getting ready to implement to really help out with the process of moderation.  Those things are: The validator … Continue reading 

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Chocolatey Community Feed State of the Union

tl;dr: Everything on https://chocolatey.org/notice is coming to fruition! We’ve automatically tested over 6,500 packages, a validator service is coming up now to check quality and the unreviewed backlog has been reduced by 1,000 packages! We sincerely hope that the current … Continue reading 

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How Passion Saved Windows

“Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats.” – Howard H. Aiken Look around today. There is so much that you can do on Windows with respect … Continue reading 

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Herding Code On Chocolatey

Recently I talked to Herding Code about the kickstarter, package moderation, OneGet, and where we are going with Chocolatey. Listen now – http://herdingcode.com/herding-code-199-rob-reynolds-on-the-chocolatey-kickstarter-chocolatey-growth-and-oneget/

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Chocolatey Now has Package Moderation

Well just after three years of having https://chocolatey.org, we’ve finally implemented package moderation. It’s actually quite a huge step forward. This means that when packages are submitted, they will be reviewed and signed off by a moderator before they are … Continue reading 

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