Thursday, November 14, 2013

Nuget packages for Boost 1.55 Source files and pre-compiled libraries for Visual Studio 2012 (vc110) and 2013 (vc120).

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Boost at

It's unofficial but it works For Visual Studio 2012, supported platforms: Win32 and x64.

It's huge 235Mb and takes about half an hour to install.

  1. Open your C++ project. Or create a new one.
  2. Open Tools | Library Package Manager | Manage NuGet Packages for Solution....
  3. Search for "boost" in Online | NuGet Official Package Source (Include Prerelease).
  4. Press the Install button.
  5. Wait for about 10 minutes.
  6. Select your C++ project and press Ok.
  7. Wait for another 10 minutes.
  8. Close the dialogs.
  9. Include some boost header files. For example: #include <boost/atomic.hpp>
  10. Build the project.


The updated boost package doesn't contain compiled libraries (.lib/.dll) any more. Now it's only 15Mb. I've created separate packages for the boost compiled libraries: