Microsoft Package Management adds nuget.org upstream source
Until now, we’ve focused on making Package Management in Visual Studio Team Services and Team Foundation Server the best place to store your private NuGet and npm packages, but we haven’t focused as much on the packages you use from public sources like NuGet.org. We’ve had basic support for npmjs.com as an “upstream source”, but that’s about it.
As of Connect(); 2017, I’m happy to announce that we’re expanding the upstream sources feature to include guaranteed saving of the packages you use and more sources, starting with the public preview of the NuGet.org upstream source that’s available now.
Upstream sources consolidate your dependencies
Upstream sources enable you to use your VSTS feed as a single “product feed” that contains all of the packages you produce and all the packages you consume. Once you’ve connected a package client (like nuget.exe or npm), you can either publish packages or install any package from an upstream source, without needing to change sources or configure multiple sources on the client.
Upstreams provide a few key benefits:
Read the entire article here, Package Management adds nuget.org upstream source – Microsoft DevOps Blog
Via the fine folks at Microsoft