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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 4.5K GitHub stars and 721 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Nix's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Nix?

Companies
34 companies reportedly use Nix in their tech stacks, including Target, CentralApp, and KeepTruckin.

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

Nix Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Nix?
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Docker
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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.
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.
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.
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Nix's Followers
43 developers follow Nix to keep up with related blogs and decisions.