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Chocolatey

A command line application installer for Windows
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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?

Companies
10 companies reportedly use Chocolatey in their tech stacks, including Backend, internet-of-things, and BörseGo AG.

Developers
36 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Chocolatey.

Chocolatey Integrations

Chocolatey's Features

  • works with all existing software installation technologies
  • works with runtime binaries and zip archives

Chocolatey Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Chocolatey?
NuGet
A free and open-source package manager designed for the Microsoft development platform. It is also distributed as a Visual Studio extension.
Bazel
Bazel is a build tool that builds code quickly and reliably. It is used to build the majority of Google's software, and thus it has been designed to handle build problems present in Google's development environment.
Scoop.sh
It installs programs to your home directory by default. So you don’t need admin permissions to install programs, and you won’t see UAC popups every time you need to add or remove a program.
npm
npm is the command-line interface to the npm ecosystem. It is battle-tested, surprisingly flexible, and used by hundreds of thousands of JavaScript developers every day.
Homebrew
Homebrew installs the stuff you need that Apple didn’t. Homebrew installs packages to their own directory and then symlinks their files into /usr/local.
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Chocolatey's Followers
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