August, 2018

Cake v0.30.0 released

Published
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Category
Release Notes
Author
devlead

Version 0.30.0 of Cake has been released.

With this release we've got several improvements and bug fixes contributed from the community, so firstly big thanks to all for your continued support! In this post we would like to highlight a few of those.

Cake is now available as a global .NET CLI tool. This means you can easily install Cake and have it globally available in your environment using the dotnet tool command.

Once installed, you can launch cake from anywhere using the .NET CLI

Which means you can now easily bootstrap the installation of Cake, if you have .NET Core SDK version 2.1.400 or newer installed. Existing boostrappers will still work as we created a new NuGet package for the tool, which means we now have the following packages for Cake:

NuGet client assemblies have been updated to latest stable, this resolves issues with signed NuGet packages which could cause Cake to hang while acquiring tools and addins from NuGet.org.

Setting classes collection properties have been overhauled and refactored to enable initializer syntax. Might seem small, but it's really convenient, it makes

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Contributions were included from:

Full details of everything that was included in this release can be seen below.

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