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Version 2.15 for Windows released

Version 2.15 of the Windows version of Zero Install has been released. Changes since 2.13 include: Dependency solver improvements Support <executable-in-*> in <command>s Treat network problems as warnings instead of critical errors Find more solutions using dependency order permutation and

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Version 2.13 for Windows released

Version 2.13 of the Windows version of Zero Install has been released. Changes since 2.12 include: Added support for new <copy-from> recipe step Fixed support for extracting .tar.xz archives Added support for detecting .NET Framework 4.6.1 and 4.6.2 as <package-implementation>s

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.NET backward compatibility – Part 4

Building NuGet packages that target multiple .NET Framework versions.

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.NET backward compatibility – Part 3

how library versioning and dependency management works in the .NET world

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.NET backward compatibility – Part 2

Different versions of the .NET Framework are considered in-place upgrades of each other. The async feature depends on specific BCL classes and uses compiler “magic” for the rest.

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.NET backward compatibility – Part 1

the history of .NET versioning: runtime (CLR), base libraries (BCL) and the C# and VB languages

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Zero Install Bootstrapper – Part 2

how the Bootstrapper manages to be a GUI app and a command-line tool at the same time

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Zero Install Bootstrapper – Part 1

using Zero Install without having to install it

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Version 2.11 for Windows released

Version 2.11 of the Windows version of Zero Install has been released. Changes since 2.10 include: Replaced installer with a new Bootstrap executable Added support for .tar.xz archives Fixed newline format of 0install digest –manifest Tweaked design of “My applications”

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Version 2.10 for Windows released

Version 2.10 of the Windows version of Zero Install has been released. Changes since 2.9 include: New commands: 0install store add-dir / remove-dir / export 0install store remove: Improved performance, fixed wrong argument count limit Detect .NET Framework 4.6 as

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