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Hex

Package manager for the Erlang ecosystem
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What is Hex?

Hex is package manager for the Erlang VM. This project currently provides tasks that integrate with Mix, Elixir's build tool.
Hex is a tool in the Package Managers category of a tech stack.
Hex is an open source tool with 874 GitHub stars and 178 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Hex's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Hex?

Companies
6 companies reportedly use Hex in their tech stacks, including Hacker Experience, inkl, and Cinch Financial.

Developers
14 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Hex.

Hex Integrations

Hex Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Hex?
Composer
It is a tool for dependency management in PHP. It allows you to declare the libraries your project depends on and it will manage (install/update) them for you.
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.
NuGet
A free and open-source package manager designed for the Microsoft development platform. It is also distributed as a Visual Studio extension.
Nix
It makes package management reliable and reproducible. It provides atomic upgrades and rollbacks, side-by-side installation of multiple versions of a package, multi-user package management and easy setup of build environments.
pnpm
It uses hard links and symlinks to save one version of a module only ever once on a disk. When using npm or Yarn for example, if you have 100 projects using the same version of lodash, you will have 100 copies of lodash on disk. With pnpm, lodash will be saved in a single place on the disk and a hard link will put it into the node_modules where it should be installed.
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Hex's Followers
28 developers follow Hex to keep up with related blogs and decisions.