Using NuGet with Visual Studio Express

A quick “tip”. Currently Visual Studio C# 2010 Express cannot install the NuGet extension. To workaround the problem you must have Visual Studio Web Developer Express. The NuGet extensions has been signed to work with VWD. Then to install a NuGet package for your VCE project do the following (it’s not nice);
1. Create your project in VCE, save and close
2. Open the project in VWD, it will probably complain but just ignore it
3. Run your NuGet command, e.g. Install-Package
4. Save and close VWD
5. Reopen VCE, add reference and browse to the packages folder that is now in your solution.
There, it’s not nice but it does work

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