Do Developers Prefer Mac to Linux?
Aug 10, 2011, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I've been hearing for years from multiple IDE and tools vendors
that Windows is the platform that developers continue to use as
their main development workstation. Personally I've always been
skeptical of that so-called 'fact.'
This week Evans Data put out a new study claiming that Apple Mac
has surpassed Linux in popularity as a development environment in
North America. According to Evans, over 80 percent of developers
use Windows, 7.9 percent use Mac OS and only 5.6 use Linux.