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Itachicz says

Hi,

In 4 monts I’m going on a university where I will learn Java, C#, C++, .NET, Python, but I do WP developing and some Photoshop graphic too. So I need to buy a laptop. Do you think that macbook pro 15” is good choice or I should choose some other laptop? Btw… I’m casuall gamer too.

Thx for your suggestions :)

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urbanray says

Mac Book Pro does not write any code by itself for you. Any computer is as good as Mac Book for writing the code. You need only need basic editor to write code which you can do on all computers.

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Itachicz says

Mac Book Pro does not write any code by itself for you. Any computer is as good as Mac Book for writing the code. You need only need basic editor to write code which you can do on all computers.

Of course that no computer writes a line of code for you :) But there are differences in Software. For example Macox doesn’t have Visual Studio :)

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FinalDestiny says

You can install windows in dual boot, for java you have eclipse, on OS X you have XCode(I don’t use it, but it surely does its job).

Macbook Pro is special, it’s different from most other laptops(visually speaking and the quality of the materials), you can do your work from any other laptop, but in my case, I don’t regret any cent I gave on it(I have a 13’’ one and study computer science as well). It’s almost 2 years since I got it and it works like in day 1. :)

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digitalimpact says

Mac Book Pro does not write any code by itself for you. Any computer is as good as Mac Book for writing the code. You need only need basic editor to write code which you can do on all computers.

+1 LOL

To add to the discussion, the only thing that I personally feel Macs do better is the command line, if you need that. Putty doesn’t even come close to Terminal. The rest is just hardware and software quality, as FinalDestiny pointed out – for many of us, that’s a deal breaker ;)

And yeah… games… no, not really. I have the base MBP 15” Retina with 16GB RAM and just tried GTA4. Let’s say I was a little disappointed :)

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Itachicz says

You can install windows in dual boot, for java you have eclipse, on OS X you have XCode(I don’t use it, but it surely does its job). Macbook Pro is special, it’s different from most other laptops(visually speaking and the quality of the materials), you can do your work from any other laptop, but in my case, I don’t regret any cent I gave on it(I have a 13’’ one and study computer science as well). It’s almost 2 years since I got it and it works like in day 1. :)

Thx for your suggestion :) Btw… I really like your WP themes I’m your fan :)

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Itachicz says

And yeah… games… no, not really. I have the base MBP 15” Retina with 16GB RAM and just tried GTA4. Let’s say I was a little disappointed :)

Ok thx… I heard that Retina MB has little problems with games.

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Itachicz says

And yeah… games… no, not really. I have the base MBP 15” Retina with 16GB RAM and just tried GTA4. Let’s say I was a little disappointed :)

Ok thx… I heard that Retina MB has little problems with games.

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aGHasizadeh says

Mac Book Pro does not write any code by itself for you. Any computer is as good as Mac Book for writing the code.
+1 :D
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jk000jk says

you better a any cheap laptop, install linux, and save money for courses, it will help you more then a mac, also having a machine that can’t run games will help you too.

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