Automating Software Installations with Boxstarter and Chocolatey

Automating Software Installations with Boxstarter and Chocolatey

If there's something I really dislike in my software development routines, it's installing the actual software I use to develop. You know what I mean - you don't want to install Visual Studio and wait for that only to realize that as soon as it's done you have to launch the next thing and wait for it. During the last few years I've actually used PowerShell to automate much of my installation processes, but as new releases of software comes out I've had to update them accordingly and test them. I now use Chocolatey and Boxstarter in these scenarios: Re-installing…

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