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For my .net c# work, I use a PC. I was lucky to get a cheap refurb Dell (Quad Core i7 w/ 2 threads per core, Windows10 Pro, 16gb ram, and 256GB ssd), which is more than adequate to run Visual Studio.

For everything else from Java to JavaScript I use a Mac Mini M1. My IDE's are Visual Studio Code, IntelliJ IDEA, and IntelliJ PyCharm CE.
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1 month ago
I like all computers (Windows, Linux, and Mac), but I personally use an M1 Macbook Air, and I have a custom built gaming PC. I also like to use the iPad Pro, and use it whenever I can. It's not that great for coding, but it's great if you're practicing and just want to get a feel for it. I also pair it with a Raspberry Pi 4 so if I really want to code on the go, and not bring my Macbook then I'll bring my iPad Pro with my Raspberry Pi, it's so good.
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7 months ago
E) None of the above.

I have a Linux box. Why do you ask? Are you considering to purchase a computer?
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5 months ago
A Mac a day will keep the PC viruses away ๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ป (no oneโ€™s got time for manual transmissions๐Ÿš— and DIY PCs ๐Ÿ› lol)
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3 months ago
Desktop PC
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PC. I've seen 2 bootcamps say that coding on macs is easier
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3 months ago
LINUX: Pop Os
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J
5 months ago
pc
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5 months ago
I was granted a laptop from Career Karma and Nucamp's Reskill America scholarship!
I cannot say thank you enough!
I would not have been able to take the course otherwise. The laptop I received was set up with Linux Ubuntu. I would have loved to use it, but I did install Windows for the Nucamp fundamentals course. You are allowed to use Linux but they can not guarantee support for it. They support both Mac and PC. I was glad I didn't try and learn Ubuntu and the course work...actually I did try and it quickly became apparent that this was not the time to learn both! The class was more than enough and required my full attention. It was brilliantly packed with relevant learning material.
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L
3 months ago
pc
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A
3 months ago
MacBook
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J
3 months ago
Both
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L
5 months ago
Mac!
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Mac. I use a MacBook Pro from 2013, 2019, and I use an iMac for audio and video editing, and I use an iPad for drawing and other design type things. Itโ€™s the least terrible OS - with the best hardware - and it makes me feel happy knowing I have the best. Even if I preferred Windows, Iโ€™d still use a Mac part of the time - because you have to test for user gestures that most PCs just donโ€™t have. Also the battery life is much better. And if I ran Linux, Iโ€™d still use a Mac too, because itโ€™s just nicer to touch - and thatโ€™s what I do: type and look at a screen.
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3 months ago
Both
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