JavaScript development on a Mac with C-Mac on Real Talk Javascript #79

john_papa profile image John Papa ・3 min read

Who knows the state of developer life on macOS better than Christina Warren?

Listen to Christina as she shares with John Papa, Craig Shoemaker, and Ward Bell about what it's like to develop on a Mac, why you might choose a Mac over a Windows PC, what Homebrew is and why you should consider using it, thoughts on macOS Catalina, and what a dot file is.

Real Talk JavaScript ep 79

const podcast = { 
  episode: 79,
  title: 'JavaScript development on a Mac with C-Mac',
  topics: [ 
    'mac', 'javascript', 'deploying javascript',
  guest: 'Christina Warren',
  hosts: [
    'Craig Shoemaker', 'John Papa', 'Ward Bell' 

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Final Thoughts


  • 01:19 Guest introduction
  • 05:33 What's it like to develop on a Mac?
  • 11:18 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 12:23 What's a compelling reason to use Mac over Windows?
  • 18:40 What do you use Homebrew for?
  • 28:13 Sponsor: IdeaBlade
  • 29:17 What's your take on Catalina?
  • 40:03 What's a dot file?
  • 48:38 Final thoughts

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Husband, father, & Catholic enjoying life with my family. Working @ Microsoft. Disney fanatic, web and mobile developer


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