fpm vs packagecloud.io: What are the differences?
What is fpm? 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.
What is packagecloud.io? apt, yum, and rubygems repositories with powerful tooling, security and automation. Install packages with apt-get install, yum install or gem install exactly like you do now. No additional software required. Track, analyze and control access to your packages. Programmatically issue and revoke credentials with our API.
fpm and packagecloud.io can be primarily classified 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.