Hex vs Homebrew: What are the differences?
What is Hex? Package manager for the Erlang ecosystem. Hex is package manager for the Erlang VM. This project currently provides tasks that integrate with Mix, Elixir's build tool.
What is Homebrew? The Missing Package Manager for macOS. 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.
Hex and Homebrew can be categorized as "Package Managers" tools.
Hex and Homebrew are both open source tools. Homebrew with 18.2K GitHub stars and 4.08K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Hex with 564 GitHub stars and 117 GitHub forks.