What is Chocolatey?
It is based on a developer-centric package manager called NuGet. Unlike manual installations, It adds, updates, and uninstalls programs in the background requiring very little user interaction.
Chocolatey is a tool in the Package Managers category of a tech stack.
Who uses Chocolatey?
5 companies reportedly use Chocolatey in their tech stacks, including CompSquare Company Limited, Swift Capital, and Aspect.
5 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Chocolatey.
Why developers like Chocolatey?
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Chocolatey is used to assist in deploying software to servers and development workstations. Chocolatey
- works with all existing software installation technologies
- works with runtime binaries and zip archives
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