Weaving code like a boss - part II

Weaving code like a boss - part II

Part I can be found here Options considered By now, you should already have an overall idea what I was expecting of my new devmachine. What models did I consider to fulfill these needs? I didn't consider MacBook Pro /w Retina for real, but I was using it as some kind of benchmark. Why not get it then? Apart of sheer price, I'm allergic to everything-Apple, so hell-no ;) X1 Carbon was absolutely stunning when it has initially appeared (1st gen), but its next generations were seriously lacking in terms of spec while being far too expensive. I didn't really consider…

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Weaving code like a boss - part I

Weaving code like a boss - part I

It's already over 3 months since I've swapped my primary code-crafting devmachine with Dell XPS 13 (2015) - sounds like the high time for first conclusions & bold statements ^_^ Before that, a brief clarification - I knew exactly what I was looking for. No more stout, heavy, highest-specced ~2.5 kg "suitcases": mobility over capacity comfort over features agility over raw power Lightweight is the new black During last 2 years I've drifted quite far from my previous .NET-only (or at least "mainly .NET") silo: I did plenty of front-end web development, Scala, Erlang, Elixir + various…

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