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Laptop for coding

Since, you're starting out with coding I wouldn't expect you to be using heavy Integrated Developer Environments, like Visual Studio + Resharper which can weigh heavily on the performance of your cpu ...
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Purchasing a Mac Book Pro 16 inch, trying to figure out how much RAM I will need

There is always a use for more RAM. I always suggest getting the most possible. All depends on the budget. As for the bare minimum I'd recommend: 16GB of RAM Xcode Studio: 8GB recommended Android ...
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Chromebook or laptop for programming

A Lenovo T420s if you like the old IBM keyboards (like model M), or T430s or above if you like the island-type keyboards. They can all fit extra batteries, larger batteries, and are easy to upgrade ...
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Barcode POS terminal

The Motorola MC40N0 provides an android-based barcode scanner system which can access web applications via the android browser wirelessly. It includes a barcode scanner, laser scanner, camera, and ...
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Advice on building a gaming/web development rig

Gaming generally benefits from faster single core but VM benefits from multiple cores. If you are planning to run less than 4 ish VMs then the i5 6500K will be a better choice (of course you will have ...
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Chromebook or laptop for programming

I'd say a laptop is the best choice. Here's why: A laptop can be used to develop on several platforms A Chromebook has been made specifically to surf the web, hence a laptop can be expected to give a ...
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Chromebook or laptop for programming

You probably want to check the ChromeOS subreddit for VictoryGoth's bi-weekly buying advice. Chromebooks $300 or Less Acer Chromebook C740 Acer Chromebook C771 (Intel Celeron. COMING SOON w/ Touch &...
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Processor type for web development (webpack dev server, jest tests, node, docker building) - High clock speed vs multiple cores?

On a laptop, I would recommend an i7 8th gen for your use case. These CPUs are 4 cores for the U (low power), and 6 cores for the H (high performance) series. They have decent single thread ...
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Can Anyone Recommend a Windows Development Laptop?

If there is no budget/region limitations the Framework 12th gen DIY laptop is probably best. It's repairable, stirdy and if you tell them to include Windows they will, but if you are gonna go work in ...
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Is i7 8565U, with 16 gb RAM, 512 SSD with intel uhd 620, only integrated good enough for Android studio?

That should be good enough. I have a slightly worse laptop (aside from GPU) and it can run more intensive things like a Windows virtual machine or Unity game engine without a problem, so you should be ...
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Good desktop screen for a web designer / developer

Answering my own question (it was solved by Bennett Yeo in the comments to my question) First I tried the iiyama ProLite XUB2395WSU-B1 as I was happy with iiyama before. I didn't keep it for long as: ...
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Programming laptop ('18)

Have you considered the Dell Latitude 7490? For 1700 or 1800 USD, you can get a 14.1 inch screen, 16 GB of DDR4, an Intel i7-8650U (supposedly up to 4.2 GHz), and a 512 GB SSD. It also seems to have ...
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Barcode Scanner that communicates via RESTful API

Have you looked at the Zebra MT2000? (emphasis added by me) Combines advanced 1D/2D barcode, DPM and image capture with the ability to key in and view data - plus 802.11a/b/g and Bluetooth ...
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