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Developers describe Chocolatey as "A command line application installer for Windows *". 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. On the other hand, *Hex** is detailed as "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.

Chocolatey and Hex can be categorized as "Package Managers" tools.

Hex is an open source tool with 567 GitHub stars and 118 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Hex's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Hex has a broader approval, being mentioned in 4 company stacks & 9 developers stacks; compared to Chocolatey, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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What is 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.

What is Hex?

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

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NuGet
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Scoop.sh
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npm
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