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Discussion on: Learning programming on a Chromebook?

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Periklis Gkolias

Serious server side example: Writing an API by leveraging well known tools and frameworks (jetbrains, vscode maybe django or spring), having a db server hosted locally and potentially leverage docker builds. All those running locally, not on a cloud environment

Are jetbrains products working without performance issues? Do they provide a lighter version or is it the pure linux one?

I suppose everything under 8GB Ram cannot be considered as a good choice for local dev, right? (As with "normal" laptops)

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Jack

I haven't tested it, but docker builds will probably be slow

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Jack

Jetbrains apps have a slower startup time, but they are fast after that. Normal Linux distro