Why Do Developers Run Macs?

I spoke at Fluent conference in San Francisco in March of 2015. I looked out in the crowd as I was setting up and saw this:

See all those glowing Apples? Nearly every machine at Fluent Conference is a MacBook Pro

See all those glowing Apples? Nearly every machine at Fluent Conference is a MacBook Pro

At every front-end oriented conference I attend, it’s a sea of glowing Apple logos. Can you spot a single PC in that room?! After taking this photo, I literally hid my Windows machine behind the lectern because I was concerned I wouldn’t be taken seriously in a room of JavaScript developers who were running 99% Macs.

Up until this point, I considered Macs to be a silly waste of money. But after this experience, I decided to purchase my first Mac to understand what, if anything, I was missing.

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