Bye Opam, Hello Nix

I’ve been writing OCaml since November 2023 and I enjoy the language; it’s fun to write and has some features I really appreciate. However, you may have noticed I only mentioned the “language” in the first sentence. That’s because I have issues with Opam, the package manager for OCaml. It has been a pain in my development workflow and I want to eliminate it. Not long ago, I was browsing Twitch and saw some content on Nix hosted by BlackGlasses (altf4stream), Metameeee and dmmulroy....

May 13 · 9 min · 1763 words