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Discussion on: Learning programming on a Chromebook?

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I run a Pixelbook i7 as my on-the-go machine and it's been working so far. Some tasks are horrible slow when compared to my other machines, but for straight programming and running some low-end tests here and there my Pixelbook can handle it while providing my usual VSCode setup.

I started out using Cloud9 (when it was free) with a 200$ Chromebook, and feel like I should re-check out some of the alternatives you provided above. I never got rid of the feeling that Chromebooks have the potential of being the new age version of dumb terminals, which provides excellent accessibility and security by leveraging the web.