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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.

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    What is Hex?

    Hex is package manager for the Erlang VM. This project currently provides tasks that integrate with Mix, Elixir's build tool.

    What is 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.

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    What are some alternatives to Hex and Homebrew?
    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.
    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.
    fpm
    It helps you build packages quickly and easily (Packages like RPM and DEB formats).
    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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