Which Macbook is better for Ruby on Rails Development Services?

There are number of Macbook available for Ruby on Rails Development Services. Macbook Pro is good; otherwise it would depend on your budget. If money is no problem, get the latest Macbook Pro, this is what the latest these days.

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Macbook for Ruby on Rails Development Services

  1. By far the most important characteristic is RAM (below 8 GB is out of the question). Since they all come with a cool SSD HD second would probably be CPU. You can attach it to an external screen so you don’t have to get a huge screen and OS is not an issue since you can upgrade to the latest easily.
  2. Get the new Macbook Pro 15”. It has plenty of RAM that allows you to expand your dev environment with virtual machines.
  3. You can use Macbook Air 2014, HP 23-inch IPS LED Display, External Apple Keyboard and external mouse. And your work station is ready for the ROR development and any other stack as well.
  4. Any reasonable modern computer can run the Rails stack just fine. You could pick whichever the inexpensive or the one with the leading screen- screen space is always at a first-class. Biggest screen (Retina display if possible, the texts looks good), 4 to 8 GB RAM. Maybe a SSD and whichever macbooks fits will work great. Actually Rails will work great with most Mac Books.
  5. Though Macbooks makes a great laptop for web development, it really is not necessary. But still, if you would like to purchase, a preliminary model of a macbook pro would be more than enough for Ruby on Rails development as you barely use RAM eating software in Rails development. Memory will be necessary to be able to run multiple processes directly in memory.
  6. If price range is not an issue, you can go with Macbook Retina. Modern laptops. 2010 and up, will be ok to most Rails tasks. Retina will make an actual step up, with the flash disk and the incredible display. Try one at your neighboring mac shop or maybe with a friend. It is really a delight to write code on any editor of your and the disk speediness will be a huge difference in a lot of tasks, both dev and non-dev.For intensive tasks you need the i7 processor which in some cases you will encounter quite often.

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Window is undoubtedly not a fit platform to develop Ruby on Rails applications. It lacks too many features, so, even moving to an entry level Macbook is always better than a PC. If money is not at all an issue, get a Macbook Pro Retina with i7 processor and 16 GB of RAM because Retina doesn’t tire your eyes. You will notice the difference between any other standard screen and a retina one, after a while using a retina display you will notice that you won’t be as eager as before to attach an external monitor unless is a retina monitor.


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