homebrew casks are a friendly homebrew-style CLI workflow for the administration of Mac applications distributed as binaries. Something I always needed, hoped to get with the app store, frowned when openoffice or vlc were absent, and here they are!
see my list of casks I currently use (it is also a script to install them)
preparing by forking the
cd $(brew --prefix)/Library/Taps/phinze-cask github_user='meduz' echo $github_user git remote add $github_user https://github.com/$github_user/homebrew-cask