Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 9th Sep 2012 22:58 UTC
Mac OS X "A little more than an year ago I wrote my rant post The Linux Desktop Experience is Killing Linux on the Desktop and for the first time in 8 years I wasn't a desktop Linux user anymore. I spent about a month wrestling with Windows 7, but let's face it - Windows is ill suited for professional Ruby programmers like me (and it's ill suited for most programmers, except maybe Java & .Net I guess). Anyways, it was never my intention to stick with Windows - I was just doing my Mac due diligence. Now with 1+ year of OSX usage I'd like to share a few things about my experience thus far with you."
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RE[3]: Windows is ill suited...
by Neolander on Tue 11th Sep 2012 08:59 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Windows is ill suited..."
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OSX also has developer-friendly package managers (fink, homebrew...), though they are not officially supported. And if you want to nitpick, pretty much any BSD has them too.

Thus, I tend to agree with the OP that Windows is indeed weak on this front as compared to competition.

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