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Discussion on: Building a Rails app. Part 1: Installation, Setup and Deploy

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Drew Knab

Probably because they're the two most used desktop operating systems and perfectly fine for development. "Linux is the best dev platform" is a meme.

100% in agreement on your second point though.

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Thomas R. Koll

I prefer using the same system for development that I run my application in production. Linux in 100% of the cases.

Having said that, I wouldn't be surprised if Windows will switch to a Linux subsystem and kernel within the next two decades.