re: Is linux good enough for everyday programming? VIEW POST

re: I totally agree (except for a couple of exceptions of developers I respect and use Mac). This is probably the same case discussed in other posts ab...

In my experience, it's usually because of the (genuine) reputation of Macs being reliable, fast and pretty, the (false) reputation of Linux being unreliable or technically confusing, and the (false) reputation of them being somehow "better" for graphics or design.
The last isn't usually relevant to programming, but phrases like "web design" have muddied the water in recent years. They're also a status symbol in places like the US because of their price.

Most people who've used them would agree MacOS is a better general-purpose programming environment than Windows, but the trek to MacOS is daunting for someone used to Windows (and vice-versa). The switch to Linux is seen as daunting by both camps. Almost nobody starts off on Linux.

I agree.
My question is: If MacOs fits your development requirements, why Linux shouldn't?

If you are developing for MacOS, then you'll need MacOS to do it on. That's all I can think of.

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