Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Nix

507
103
+ 1
0
NuGet

4.6K
163
+ 1
0
Add tool

Nix vs NuGet: What are the differences?

Nix: A package manager for Linux and other Unix systems *. 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; *NuGet:** The package manager for .NET. A free and open-source package manager designed for the Microsoft development platform. It is also distributed as a Visual Studio extension.

Nix and NuGet belong to "Package Managers" category of the tech stack.

Nix is an open source tool with 2.57K GitHub stars and 453 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Nix's open source repository on GitHub.

Hangfire, Nexosis, and Selligent Marketing Cloud are some of the popular companies that use NuGet, whereas Nix is used by RELEX Solutions, Grafted-In, and Chill Code. NuGet has a broader approval, being mentioned in 20 company stacks & 43 developers stacks; compared to Nix, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.

Get Advice from developers at your company using StackShare Enterprise. Sign up for StackShare Enterprise.
Learn More
Pros of Nix
Pros of NuGet
    Be the first to leave a pro
    • 0
      Best package (and maybe only 1) management for .NET

    Sign up to add or upvote prosMake informed product decisions

    - No public GitHub repository available -

    What is 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.

    What is NuGet?

    A free and open-source package manager designed for the Microsoft development platform. It is also distributed as a Visual Studio extension.

    Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

    What companies use Nix?
    What companies use NuGet?
    See which teams inside your own company are using Nix or NuGet.
    Sign up for StackShare EnterpriseLearn More

    Sign up to get full access to all the companiesMake informed product decisions

    What tools integrate with Nix?
    What tools integrate with NuGet?

    Sign up to get full access to all the tool integrationsMake informed product decisions

    What are some alternatives to Nix and NuGet?
    ZAP
    It is a free, open-source penetration testing tool. It is designed specifically for testing web applications and is both flexible and extensible.
    Docker
    The Docker Platform is the industry-leading container platform for continuous, high-velocity innovation, enabling organizations to seamlessly build and share any application — from legacy to what comes next — and securely run them anywhere
    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.
    Bazel
    Bazel is a build tool that builds code quickly and reliably. It is used to build the majority of Google's software, and thus it has been designed to handle build problems present in Google's development environment.
    JavaScript
    JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
    See all alternatives