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Comment Re: He sounds like an idiot (Score 2) 332

<quote>Many programmers refuse to open the Pandora's box and they stick to a tool, paradigm or coding style they know even though its not the best thing to solve the problem at hand.</quote>

Precisely the OP's point.

That's a typical trait of a junior developer, or an experienced developer who has worked solo for most of they're career.

Comment Real World Usage (Score 1) 233

You should use an OS that can run most modern IDEs, specifically IDEs that are commonly used and (sometimes) mandated in the workplace. Ask some recruiters, I bet they'll have a pretty good idea.

FWIW, from my experience of 10+ years in the industry, most tech-focused places use OSX as their primary OS.

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