Making Homebrew

The Genesis and Growth of One of the World’s Most Popular Open Source Projects

When the tools you use aren’t up to scratch, you can make do…or you can make new. In this session, Max Howell shares his experiences building the Homebrew package manager and its unexpected, explosive success. Homebrew is free and open source; in 2013 it had the most contributors of any project on GitHub. It continues to be used by developers all over the world.


Max Howell

Co-founder & Lead Developer @ Codebase

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