Mac Brew

Brew is the most used package manager for Mac (you can install Brew on Liux as well.

Brew greatly simplifies the installation of software on Macs & can install both command line tools such as kubectl (Kubernetes cli), language such as python & apps such as Visual Studio Code.

In addition, it also handles updating these software when a new version is released.


Brew instalation is very simple. You run this one line command in your terminal app:

/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL"


There are two types of Brew apps:

To update your packages / apps, run brew update (fetches the lateset Brew app lists / install scripts) & then run brew upgrade (updates packages / apps you have previously installed with Brew).