Story of package managers

Story of package managers

Packages are everywhere in software development. Every ecosystem, every operating system, every programming language brings in a 'new way of managing dependent libraries and packages. What are they? Are they that much different? Why can't we have a universal package manager? Should you create yet another package manager? This presentation is based on the experience of strugling through managing dependencies in different ecosystems and gives some interesting findings.



June 09, 2015