When will DeploymentPackager.exe become available?

swinghouseswinghouse Posts: 120 Bronze 2
edited October 15, 2012 1:10AM in Deployment Manager
At http://www.red-gate.com/delivery/deployment-manager you mention that DeploymentPackager.exe will be available "soon".

My question is: How soon is "soon"?

/Mattias

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  • Brian DonahueBrian Donahue Posts: 6,590 New member
    You may be interested in the Red Gate roadmap page - it says Deployment Manager is scheduled for Q4.
    http://www.red-gate.com/our-company/about/news/
  • Hi Mattias,

    We're hoping to make package creation easier this year. This will likely involve a command line tool, such as the DeploymentPackager.exe described.

    Can I ask what problems you have when creating packages using the NuGet command line? Or what areas you see that can be simplified?

    Thanks,

    Justin
    Justin Caldicott
    Developer
    Redgate Software Ltd
  • swinghouseswinghouse Posts: 120 Bronze 2
    Justin,

    Thanks for the feedback.

    My main reasons for inquiring about DeploymentPackager was:
      a) to get as full a picture of Deployment Manager as is possible at this stage b) that I'm very keen on - perhaps too keen? - on integrated development tools that offer a complete set of functionality.
    I'm (slowly) realizing that the latter point is a result of me being "spoon-fed" by Visual Studio all these years and that even Microsoft is moving away from those "software monoliths" I'm accustomed to.

    That being said, I'll get back to you if and when I have specific suggestions about ways your product could improve upon what NuGet offers.
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