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Chocolatey vs NuGet: What are the differences?

Chocolatey: A command line application installer for Windows *. 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; *NuGet:** The package manager for .NET. A free and open-source package manager designed for the Microsoft development platform. It is also distributed as a Visual Studio extension.

Chocolatey and NuGet can be primarily classified as "Package Managers" tools.

According to the StackShare community, NuGet has a broader approval, being mentioned in 20 company stacks & 43 developers stacks; compared to Chocolatey, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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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.

    What is NuGet?

    A free and open-source package manager designed for the Microsoft development platform. It is also distributed as a Visual Studio extension.

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    What are some alternatives to Chocolatey and NuGet?
    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.
    Anaconda
    A free and open-source distribution of the Python and R programming languages for scientific computing, that aims to simplify package management and deployment. Package versions are managed by the package management system conda.
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