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Chocolatey Central Management

Announcing Central Management Deployments Scheduling, API and Support for Semi-Connected Environments

By Chocolatey Team | Monday, November 16, 2020

We are excited to release the latest version of Chocolatey Central Management Deployments which includes Deployment Schedulin...

Chocolatey Central Management

Announcing Central Management Deployments - Manage Simple or Complex Scenarios with Ease

By Chocolatey Team | Thursday, May 21, 2020

Deployments will allow you to manage your Windows endpoint machines simply, efficiently, and securely. Your simple and comple...

One Billion Installs!

By Rob Reynolds | Tuesday, May 19, 2020

The Chocolatey Community Repository has reached one billion installations thanks to our amazing community!

How to Deliver Work From Home in Unprecedented Times with Chocolatey Self-Service Anywhere

By Mukesh Sharma, COO & Co-Founder | Tuesday, May 5, 2020

The customer success team at Chocolatey is helping teams use Chocolatey Self-Service to deliver Remote Work during the COVID-...

Enable Remote Work Without Compromising Security / Quick Deployment Environment

By Rob Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2020

As part of the current pandemic, Chocolatey Software is responding in a number of ways. One of those ways is to enable organi...

Removing Support For Old TLS Versions On The Chocolatey Website

By Chocolatey Operations Team | Thursday, January 23, 2020

We will be removing support for TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 from the Chocolatey Website on 3 February 2020.

Chocolatey Community Repository - Service Interruptions

By The Chocolatey Team | Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Community Repository has had numerous disruptions last month. Let's talk about it

Infrastructure Changes Resulting In Unavailable Services on 26 October 2019

By Chocolatey Operations Team | Sunday, October 20, 2019

We will be upgrading part of our infrastructure which will result in services being unavailable on 26 October 2019 between 3a...

Chocolatey's Website Gets a Long Awaited Redesign!

By Chocolatey News Team | Friday, September 20, 2019

Chocolatey's website has all new features and improvements to help you get started or maintain your Chocolatey project!

Chocolatey Fest Will Return in 2020

By Chocolatey Events Team | Saturday, April 27, 2019

Chocolatey Fest returns in 2020. Find us at the following conferences this year.

Chocolatey Fest - A sweet conference focused on Windows automation (WinOps)! 08 October 2018, Park Central Hotel, San Francisco

Chocolatey Fest Less Than a Month to Go!

By Chocolatey Events Team | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Chocolatey Fest is less than a month away! Maybe you’re already convinced you should attend, but your manager may need some p...

Stephanie Burrows, Front-End Web Developer

Stephanie Burrows Joins Chocolatey as Front-End Web Developer

By Chocolatey Events Team | Monday, September 17, 2018

For immediate release: Stephanie Burrows joins Chocolatey as a full-time Front-End Web Developer.

Paul Broadwith, Senior Technical Engineer

Paul Broadwith Joins Chocolatey as Senior Technical Engineer

By Chocolatey News Team | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

For immediate release: Long time community member Paul Broadwith joins Chocolatey full time as Senior Technical Engineer.

Chocolatey Fest - A sweet conference focused on Windows automation (WinOps)! 08 October 2018, Park Central Hotel, San Francisco

Chocolatey Fest - Chocolatey's inaugural conference on Windows automation (WinOps) is coming this October!

By Chocolatey Events Team | Friday, June 15, 2018

For immediate release: Chocolatey announces inaugural conference focused on Windows Automation (WinOps).

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Boxstarter moves under Chocolatey GitHub Organization

By Chocolatey News Team | Thursday, June 7, 2018

For immediate release: The Boxstarter project has now moved under the Chocolatey GitHub Organization.

Gary Ewan Park, Senior Software Engineer

Gary Ewan Park Joins Chocolatey as Senior Software Engineer

By Chocolatey News Team | Sunday, February 11, 2018

For immediate release: Long time community member Gary Ewan Park joins Chocolatey full time as Senior Software Engineer.

Chocolatey Gui

Chocolatey GUI 0.15.0 has just been released!

By Gary Ewan Park | Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Chocolatey GUI 0.15.0, the graphical user interface for Chocolatey, has just been released. This is a major release of the a...

Chocolatey’s Package Synchronizer Adds Choco Sync Command - Supports Full System Synchronization!

By Rob Reynolds | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Chocolatey's most epic feature is now here! Synchronize a system to bring all software under Chocolatey management in under 9...

Chocolatey’s Package Builder Now With a UI and an Exciting New Feature!

By Rob Reynolds | Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Package Builder has a new UI and can generate software deployments as packages from Programs and Features!

Mukesh Sharma, COO of Chocolatey

Mukesh Sharma Joins Chocolatey as Chief Operating Officer

By Chocolatey News Team | Friday, October 14, 2016

For immediate release: Chocolatey names Mukesh Sharma as second executive.

Extending Chocolatey Packaging at Walmart

By Derek Robinson | Thursday, October 13, 2016

Your manager may chuckle when you say you’re going to use Chocolatey, but after a little scripting the only sound you’ll hear...

Hacktoberfest 2016

Chocolatey is Participating in Hacktoberfest!

By Rob Reynolds | Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Are you a developer? Want to win two free t-shirts?

Celebrating 50 Million Installs!

By Rob Reynolds | Saturday, September 17, 2016

Recently Chocolatey's community repository (this site in the packages section) surpassed 50 million package installs! 50 mill...

Internalizing Packages (Creating Recompiled Packages)

By Rob Reynolds | Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The community repository has quite a few packages out there that have great logic. Learn how to take advantage of them withou...

Chocolatey For Business / Chocolatey Professional Coming May 2

By Rob Reynolds | Friday, April 22, 2016

Chocolatey for Business and Chocolatey Professional availability is coming May 2, 2016.


Chocolatey Has a New Logo!

By Rob Reynolds | Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Chocolatey recently underwent a bit of a fancy facelift. We are excited to unveil what that looks like!

Chocolatey usage by downloads over the years 2013-2015

Celebrating 5 Years with Chocolatey!

By Rob Reynolds | Monday, March 28, 2016

The Chocolatey team remembers the last 5 years with Chocolatey. Did you know that Chocolatey derives its name from NuGet?

Create Your Own Chocolatey Packages

By Rob Reynolds | Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Creating Chocolatey packages can save you a lot of time. And Chocolatey has ways to make that process much smoother.

Hosting Your Own Chocolatey Package Server

By Rob Reynolds | Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Hosting your own server can be easy. Here's what you need to know.