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Wes Bos

Wes Bos

Full Stack JavaScript Developer. Creator of really good web development courses. BBQ enthusiast.

Scott Tolinski

Scott Tolinski

Web Developer, Creator of Level Up Tuts, Bboy, Robotops Crew and Youtuber

Playing: 205: Hasty Treat - The New MacBook Pro for Web Development



Dec 16th, 2019

Hasty Treat - The New MacBook Pro for Web Development

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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about the new 16" MacBook Pro and how it performs as a web development machine.

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Show Notes

2:24 - Why did the old ones suck?

4:43 - What did we get and why?

  • Wes

    • 32GB RAM
    • 2.3GHz 8-core i9
    • 1TB SSD
  • Scott

    • 64GB RAM
    • 2.4GHz 8-core i9
    • 8gb AMD Radeon Pro 5500M
    • 2TB SSD

9:40 - Is it still the best?

  • The MacBook Pro is the workhorse of developers
  • Keyboard is amazing
  • Screen is even bigger
  • Esc key is back
  • Touch ID is very fast
  • Heat is good
  • Speed is very fast. Great for video editing, recording, etc...
  • Trackpad feels great

15:18 - Still not good:

  • Webcam sucks
  • Ports

16:09 - Y NAWTS:

  • Why not Windows?
  • Why not Hackintosh?
  • Why not iMac?

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