On Sunday, 6 August 2017 at 14:16:20 UTC, Moritz Maxeiner wrote:
A developer who mostly targets Windows wouldn't. But if you
look at the statistics  you'd see that in the category of
systems accessing the web mobile&tablet systems (and we are
excluding servers here, who are virtually all UNIX systems
anyway) have been steadily overtaking classic desktop systems
in market share, from which it can be reasonably argued that
it's only a matter of time until the amount of development for
Windows relative to overall development is declining
(regardless of how little it already has).
How sure are you even with statistics...
On my work half the developers are on Mac, the other half are on
Windows. There is not a single Linux system. From the windows
developers 2 use "bash" on Windows regularly.
Most firms i have been its always a mix of Windows and Macs. The
few Linux guy are die hard fresh from school guys, that are
insisted on there Linux system. What some may consider "Ultra
It all depends on how you define development. For web development
the target is Linux but the development environment is often
Windows. So what is the correct a statistical target?
The best view is to see what is going on around one self and its
mostly Windows/Mac with Linux deployment/testing for both
systems. Windows Bash making that task more easy for the Windows