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Nix

A package manager for Linux and other Unix systems
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What is 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.
Nix is a tool in the Package Managers category of a tech stack.
Nix is an open source tool with 2.9K GitHub stars and 509 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Nix's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Nix?

Companies
29 companies reportedly use Nix in their tech stacks, including RELEX, CircuitHub, and TenX.

Developers
15 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Nix.

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Nix Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Nix?
ZAP
It is a free, open-source penetration testing tool. It is designed specifically for testing web applications and is both flexible and extensible.
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.
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.
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Nix's Followers
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