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: Why...
by Soulbender on Mon 10th Sep 2012 08:05 UTC in reply to "Why..."
Soulbender
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2005-08-18

I'm guessing it's because a lot of Ruby stuff is based on cli and the Windows console is, well, less than good.
I don't think stuff like RVM (which is the only sane way of using ruby/rails) and Capistrano even run on Windows.

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