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fpm vs Packagist: 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 Packagist? A default Composer package repository. It is the main Composer repository. It aggregates public PHP packages installable with Composer. It lets you find packages and lets Composer know where to get the code from. You can use Composer to manage your project or libraries' dependencies.

fpm and Packagist can be categorized as "Hosted Package Repository" tools.

fpm and Packagist are both open source tools. It seems that fpm with 9.23K GitHub stars and 927 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Packagist with 1.29K GitHub stars and 392 GitHub forks.

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    What is fpm?

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

    What is Packagist?

    It is the main Composer repository. It aggregates public PHP packages installable with Composer. It lets you find packages and lets Composer know where to get the code from. You can use Composer to manage your project or libraries' dependencies

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    What are some alternatives to fpm and Packagist?
    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.
    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.
    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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