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fpm vs Gemfury: What are the differences?

Developers describe fpm as "Effing package management! Build packages for multiple platforms (deb, rpm, etc) with great ease and sanity". It helps you build packages quickly and easily (Packages like RPM and DEB formats). FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE: IF FPM IS NOT HELPING YOU MAKE PACKAGES EASILY, THEN THERE IS A BUG IN FPM. On the other hand, Gemfury is detailed as "Private ruby gem hosting". Hosted service for your private and custom packages to simplify your deployment story. Once you upload your packages and enable your Gemfury repository, you can securely deploy any package to any host. Your private RubyGems, Python packages, and NPM modules will be safe and within reach on Gemfury. Install them to any machine in minutes without worrying about running and securing your own private repository.
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fpm and Gemfury can be categorized as "Hosted Package Repository" tools.

fpm is an open source tool with 9.19K GitHub stars and 917 GitHub forks. Here's a link to fpm's open source repository on GitHub.

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What is fpm?

It helps you build packages quickly and easily (Packages like RPM and DEB formats).

What is Gemfury?

Hosted service for your private and custom packages to simplify your deployment story. Once you upload your packages and enable your Gemfury repository, you can securely deploy any package to any host. Your private RubyGems, Python packages, and NPM modules will be safe and within reach on Gemfury. Install them to any machine in minutes without worrying about running and securing your own private repository.<br>

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