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Questions tagged [development]

For questions about devices used for development. This tag is VERY broad; DO NOT use as the only tag on your post.

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Cortex R microcontroller with 32 bit EMIF

Is ther a Mircontroller circuit with an ARM Cortex R processor (5f or above) that has a 32 bit EMIF? If this is not the correct subforum, please redirect me.
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New laptop: when to buy to get spectre and meltdown fixes [closed]

I'm thinking about getting a new laptop. I'd like to know if anyone knows when we can expect mainstream laptops to contain mitigation for spectre and meltdown vulnerabilities. From what I've read on ...
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24 or 27" UHD/4K monitor for developer. Dell U2718Q?

I'm looking for an external monitor to attach to my laptop in portrait mode (known as "pivot"). I use it for coding, reading web pages, and reading/editing documents. Not gaming. GPU is Nvidia ...
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which laptop suites heavy programming?

I am going to do heavy computing and processing like programming. I am looking for a compatible laptop which has a fast GPU-enabled laptop. CUDA enabled on an NVIDIA GPU. Also, it must have SSD. ...
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Laptop for coding (XPS 15 vs ZenBook Pro)

I am currently looking for a laptop to use for university next year. I will be studying Computer Sciences and I am still debating which laptop I should get. These where the laptops I had in mind: ...
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MacBook for web development

I am a developer in the Linux ecosystem and I need to build an application in the Apple ecosystem but I am unfamiliar with Apple products. What is the cheapest MacBook Pro that I can purchase to ...
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What are options for a Windows laptop with a screen less then 12 inches for basic programming?

What are options for a laptop with a screen less then 12 inches that runs Windows 10? I'm looking for something ultra portable to do basic programming using a text editor and WSL. I'm hoping for at ...
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Programming laptop ('18)

I am thinking about replacing my old Samsung 700T (Intel Core i5 3317U 1700MHz / 4Gb RAM / 3G / touchscreen) laptop. Is there something on the market which is close to it in terms of usability, just ...
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School laptop (non-gaming)

I'm going to begin an additional 3 years of school in September, and I was thinking about buying a laptop i could use for the next 3 years or more if possible. My budget is 600€. The point is that I ...
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Opinions/alternatives on dell inspiron 15 5570-2890

I'm looking for a new laptop mainly for programming work. I don't have much knowledge about hardware but what is most important to me is just for the laptop to be fast while starting up and running ...
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Macbook pro 13 vs 15

Have to choose between: 13, mid 2013 i5/8gb $800 15, mid 2014 i7/16gb (lower model) $1200 I plan to use it for android studio, some web programming, js. Let's presume both models are in a good ...
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Advice on laptop for software development around 1300$

I am studying software development and I need a laptop which can survive around 4 / 5 hours or more of coding(using internet,stackoverflow,codeblocks/visual studio etc).I also consider learning the ...
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Notebook for developer (Android Studio)

I want to buy notebook for programming. I am Android developer and work in Android Studio. So now I choose between to models Lenovo. Lenovo IdeaPad 520-15IKB (80YL00LXRA) 15.6" IPS (1920x1080) Full ...
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Choosing PC for Programming. Fastests C++ app build

I am choosing hardware to build a PC. The ways I want to use it: Programming C++, Qt, Compiling, deploying Streaming how I am coding (not games) Virtualization. Running many instances of VMs or ...
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Recommended notebook for coding and music production

I'm searching for a notebook to code on and make music. I really like the Lenovo X1 carbon however it is a bit expensive without a Blackfriday sale ;) so maybe there is a similar one. What I want: ...
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Audio DSP that can capture and output on the ultrasonic range

I'm looking for a software programmable DSP embedded platform that is relatively cheap, and can be used for capturing and driving speakers at least on the 60-70 kHz frequency. Any suggestions?
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Buying a Windows laptop, then install Linux on it?

I'm looking for a new laptop, mainly for fullstack software development. What (I think) I need: Linux (Debian-based, probably Ubuntu or a fork) Core i7+ 16GB+ SSD 256GB+ 14"/15" What I don't really ...
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VM server for testing purposes

I have a question similar to Picking VM server hardware for development. I am trying to choose a machine that will run several (up to 4?) windows/linux VMs to be used for testing and development. A "...
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MacBook for iOS development

Which is a good Mac laptop for development: the MacBook Pro MD101HN/A or the MacBook Air MMGF2HN/A. In 2017, is it worth buying a MacBook Pro(MD101HN/A)? The MacBook Pro MD101HN/A (Late 2012 Model) ...
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GPU and CPU support for Fedora Linux? [closed]

I have three specific questions: AMD vs Nvidia: Which company has the most painless graphics drivers? I would prefer to avoid compiling drivers, but if that's required, I will do it. Is a GPU ...
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Laptop for developer

can you advice me some good laptops for back end development? Primary I need good procesor for running servers like, Geoserver, IIS, and so on (i7 ?) and a lot of RAM (12-16GB or more). I do not know ...
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Laptop recommendation for 2 monitors at home, drawing, programming and occasionally gaming

Lately I have been running in problem with my recent laptop and i have decided to buy a new one. I have been looking for a laptop to answer the following things: Powerful CPU (Kaby Lake i7 with Dual ...
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Laptop for light video editing, programming etc

I need a laptop that will cope with light video editing, software development, and maybe a bit of gaming if I have time. I regularly have 30+ tabs open in Chrome, with multiple Word / Excel / Outlook ...
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What's an ideal center monitor in a ~23" triple monitor setup for 90+/10-% productivity/gaming?

I currently have a triple monitor setup with three 1080 23" monitors. The side monitors have IPS panels and the center one has a TN panel. The monitors were purchased in 2011 for a budget price ($100-...
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Handheld device for programming

I know a handheld might not be the perfect device for programming, but for me it would be useful for working in short periods of time, for example while traveling, so please don't make it a debate ...
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4K Monitor for programming [closed]

I'm a software developer looking for more real estate on my desktop. I play occasional games, but not as much as I'd like. My budget is at or around 1k. I'm worried that if I get one that's too ...
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Small and cheap mini-PC to install Linux (no desktop environment) and a development LAMP webserver [duplicate]

I manage a LAMP website, which I develop at home, and then I upload the changes to the production public server. I am trying to find a small and cheap fanless PC to install Linux and my development ...
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Looking for a powerful 14" laptop that is not marked as gaming (as it should be used in office)

I am a PhD student at a university (at a computer science department). Luckily our department got some money for new hardware, and as an alternative two some suggestions by our universities IT-center ...
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Laptop for developers (2017)

Im looking for a laptop as a mostly backend developer. i did some research but there is a few gaps in my knowledge. Specs: price €1000 - 1500 Super fast processor, needs to run console applications +...
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Scale USB / Wireless / Bluetooth Connected

I am looking for a scale to use for a project. I have scoured and found some options that are mostly for weighing humans and small items as well as some fully integrated systems for inventory ...
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What's the fastest SSD for Front-End Development?

Front-end dev generally involves high read-write throughput and compiling hundreds or thousands of small files regularly. I'm trying to figure out which SSDs are fastest at that sort of workload (it'...
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Computer for Home Business

I am looking at purchasing a new computer within the next few months, for use in work applications. I am an IT project manager (read groupie for programmers/DBAs/engineers), and have multiple clients ...
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Need a new laptop that meets the following requirements

I'm looking to buy a new laptop used mainly for heavy programming and needs to be able to play HD videos without trouble. As far as I was able to find (and I'm open to better suggestions), I have the ...
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2016 mid-range graphic card for game development

I am taking a speacialist course about game developing with Unity 3D and thinking about replacing my (good???) old GTX 650 by any of the new GTX 1000 series or RX 400 series graphics card. The goal is ...
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Pre-built mid-range gaming system under £600

I'm looking to upgrade my system from the laptop I'm currently working on to a high-powered PC. I'll be using it for a lot of programming, though not that much compiling some gaming (I imagine the ...
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Looking for an application development laptop

I'm looking for a laptop to do application development with (Java, C, Virtual Machines ect), but I'd rather not be throwing money at a big graphics card too. I have narrowed down some of my specs to ...
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Looking for a convertible laptop with some requirements that aren't that typical of a convertible

I'm looking for a laptop. I plan on using it for watching videos and possibly some graphical design. This is why I'd like it to be a convertible. It's pretty inconvenient to do those things with a big ...
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New work laptop for firmware development

My company is going to buy a work laptop for me (since I've been using my own for a while), and they are going to let me select it. I don't know exactly what my price-range is, since they wouldn't ...
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ARM Tablet 9“-13” totally free/open-source from bootloader up capable of running standard Debian Linux [duplicate]

I am looking for a tablet that can run a standard mainline blob-free Linux kernel, and has open firmwares/drivers for the at least the DMA-capable built-in peripherals. The bootloader must be open-...
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Vibration sensors for Virtual Reality [closed]

I'am looking for very basic vibration sensors which I could use in a virtual reality environment. I have an HTC Vive and the idea would be to put some basic sensors (preferably wireless) all over the ...
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need programming video card [closed]

I just got a Dell 8900 and would like to get a graphics card. The card would have to be able to drive two monitors (2 x 2k) or one 4K monitor. I never play games - just do development work using ...
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14" Notebook, 32GB RAM (DDR4), trackpoint and matte display

As developer (.NET), I require fast and reliable hardware. I do not care about thickness nor weight (I use such wonderful invention called table to hold my notebook while working!), what I value most ...
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First time PC Desktop build for budding designer/developer [closed]

I'm looking to self-build a PC that will last at least 4-5 years without needing upgrading. I will be looking to dual-boot Windows and Linux, run Adobe CS programs from Photoshop through to After ...
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High-end developer laptop

I'm looking to replace my existing development laptop (java, .net, android apps, etc). I usually run a number of virtuals (some windows and some linux) so at least 32GB RAM is a must. Here is what I ...
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Laptop without builtin webcam?

And no builtin microphone. ...Or at least with a webcam + mic which can be easily removed by someone with the right screwdriver and a dream. Other requirements include: price point is < $1,500 ...
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The cheapest Samsung Smart TV running Tizen with at least firmware version 1400

I need to locate a Tizen TV running at least version 1400 for work purposes. It needs to be Tizen because I intend to write Apps for Tizen. It needs to be at least version 1400 because that is where ...
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Office/Business notebook for C# development

I'm going to get me a new Hardware/Software-system for my development. The project I'm currently in has about 60 sub-projects which are of type WPF, Server/Client, WCF, Rest-API and simple class-...
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Picking VM server hardware for development

I am an experienced programmer with very little hardware experience, and completely overwhelmed with the unlimited number of choices available. Since technology changes so rapidly, it's very ...
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First time smartphone buyer: Looking for a good phone for occasional use and testing Android Apps

I've never had a smartphone before, but since I started Android development I thought it would be beneficial to have a physical device -- the emulator has some limitations. I do plan to make this ...
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AMD Quad-Core A10-8700P vs Intel Core i7 5500U

I didn't use any AMD processor before, so things getting confusing for me. Someone is going to gift me a laptop. It has an AMD A10 processor here is the full specification I am a developer, I have ...