Chocolatey: easier software installation for Windows. Scott Hanselman posted an article about Chocolatey. Chocolatey is a bootstrapper that uses PowerShell scripts and the NuGet packaging format to install apps for you.
Chocolatey lets you install Windows applications quickly from the command line via a central catalog of installation scripts. You could install Git, 7Zip or even Microsoft Office (given a key.) The idea is seamless and quiet installations using a well-known key.
For example, once installed you can do this from and command line:
That’s basically it.
Read on for more on Chocolatey on Scott Hanselman’s blog: http://www.hanselman.com/blog/IsTheWindowsUserReadyForAptget.aspx