First week developing on a Mac

Anecdotal writing about my experience switching from Windows XP to OSX

The following is a whining session about developing on OSX. It’s not all bad. I had been using an old (2004) DELL machine at work with Windows XP. Needless to say, the machine was pagefaulting and had a bunch of problems with its RAM. So they finally got me a new computer to work on — a 24″ iMac with an i3 processor. Not exactly a beast, but it’s a big upgrade. I was using Notepad++ on my PC and I am ridiculously fast on it. Maybe it’s a sad thing, but I’ve never seen anyone move lines and…