- The best presentation on Nix package manager by Arian Van Putten I’ve read; Aug 2018.
- Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Nix (But Were Afraid To Ask) – Youtube talk by Edward Amsden.
- Nix, the PhD Thesis presentation by Philip Potter.
- You Are Most Likely Misusing Docker – you could be using Nix instead.
- What is Nix and Why you should try it!
- Nix, the purely functional build system by Alexei Bornoine. This is a pretty good introduction to set up nix and do a “Hello world!” app build. Pay special attention to the case study of HSLuv, a website that is built and deployed entirely using Nix. What makes this a good example to study is that the website uses multiple, disparate software systems (JDK, Haxe, Node.js etc.,).
- NixOS: A lasting impression | Jeaye’s Blog Anders’ Blog - The NixOS Landscape - Nix, nixpkgs, NixOS – what the different words mean.
- Nix by example, Part 1: The Nix expression language – This is quite good; Oct 24 2019.
- Intro with python virtualenv/buildout examples.
- Nix Cookbook by Susan Potter.
- Control your packages with Nix created profiles! [Jan 2014]
- zalora has developed quite a nix packages and use it Production
- setting up development environments with nix is a good, hands-on intro.
- NixOS + Hydra + Nginx – setting up your own Hydra build server.
- Sander van der Burg’s blog: Setting up a Hydra build cluster for continuous integration and testing (part 1)
- Sander van der Burg’s blog: Setting up a Hydra build cluster for continuous integration and testing (part 2)
- NixOS and stateless deployment. good discussion on challenges with downgrade, packaging non-ELF binaries etc.,
- Nix adoption at Rhodecode [Aug 2015]
- A tour of nix – practice nix expressions in the browser [Nov 2015]
- Stack + Nix = portable reproducible builds [Dec 2015]
- Tinco.nl; discussion
- How to setup your own hydra server (video). Source code.
- Fully setting up a custom nix repository
- A historical perspective on Disnix
- nixfmt – Automatic code formatter for the Nix programming language.
- From Vagrant to NixOps - Mayflower Blog 2017
- NixOS Weekly
- nh2/nix-binary-cache-proxy: An NGINX caching proxy to serve the cache.nixos.org binary cache from your local network, ready-to-deploy with nixops
- Nix under the hood by Gabriel439 [Dec 2017].
Deploy software easily and securely using nix-deploy [Dec 2017]. nixos configs to study:
- Is there good explanation anywhere of the syntax of those files? I tried getting… | Hacker News
- Learn nix in Y Minutes
- A Gentle Introduction to the Nix Family
- Nix Language Primer | binary.phile
- Learning Nix by Example: Building FFmpeg 4.0 - Nedtes
- shajra/example-nix: a way to develop software with Nix
- Testing Nix Packages in Docker
- https://cachix.org/ tied to my github account.
- Integration woes with docker containers and NixOS
- NixOS on prgmr and Failing to Learn Nix | push.cx .. and comments
- Static Nix: a command-line swiss army knife.. looks promising to use even on systems where creeating
/nixis not an option. Can run
nixas an unprivileged user.