Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8
You need these or later versions of Windows because the tools require Powershell 3.0
Windows 8 - Installed by default
Windows 7 or Windows Vista - Install from http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34595
NuGet 2.5 or later
2.5 Release : https://nuget.codeplex.com/releases
Install the Visual Studio Integration component (VSIX)
CoApp PowerShell Tools
Stable 'beta' release : /files/CoApp.Tools.Powershell.msi
Installing the package
Installation is simple -- as long as you have PowerShell 3.0 installed, just download and run the CoApp PowerShell tools MSI installer.
Updating the tools to the latest version
Once you have the CoApp PowerShell tools installed, you can update to the latest stable version:
Or update to the latest beta version:
Update-CoAppTools -KillPowershells -Beta
Getting Started building C/C++ packages
When you need a bit more help...
Tim and I are nearly always hanging out during the day on IRC at irc://irc.freenode.net/#coapp
When stuff breaks, you can even file a bug.