Enough Macbook pro 13 8GB RAM for the Frontend?

In fact the ESSENCE of the question is desirable for the owners of these devices. There will be enough for Mac 8GB of RAM for front-end, or to splurge +20K for 16GB version?? Anywhere more or less clear answer to this question can not be found.

Bonzhyur, gentlemen. All my life I sat on the win, but it often hurts my ears heard the praise in the direction of the front of the poppies.
I say just start stepping on rakes Joon-front-end. My wind-toaster is not strongly relevant, and there is a question about buying a new machine for work. As said, had heard, and I want to try mac, its amenities, which are so praised.

prices adrealine. So the choice fell on MBP 13 pro. But they by default all have 8GB of RAM, only 16 to order from off site custom to do it if I do. with US, much cheaper. But even in this situation there price is creeping up to 120K(with 8GB - 98-100k)
April 4th 20 at 13:51
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April 4th 20 at 13:53
The fact that the work with the front on the Mac is better is wrong! The same tools available for both Mac OS and Windows. Buying a poppy will not give you any advantage in this regard.
As for memory - in your case 8 GB is probably enough for a couple of years so precisely. As for me the lack of Ram have nothing but people with great experience, where delay in fractions of a second play a big role because it seems that the car behind you doesn't keep up, and probably depends more on speed work. Mac OS itself works fine with any amount of RAM, the maximum discomfort that it can deliver is from time to time to observe the work of swap, but to start noticing will need years, and maybe you are one of those who is not going to strain (don't try, you never know). Probably not going to notice because they do not know better) Everything is relative.
The fact that the work with the front on the Mac is better is wrong!
how deeply you are mistaken) But I note, is really quite enough tools and windows for proper operation. When it is more or less back on my feet, you can think about "wishlist". But otherwise I agree, 2 years ago, worked on win with 6 GB was enough for a few open browsers with lots of tabs, photoshop, webstorm. Now on the mac is not consumed more than 8GB of RAM even though the amount of work and tools has become more. - arnaldo.Fahey commented on April 4th 20 at 13:56
However, it is no misconception that unix systems are more convenient for web dev, but the Makos just a special case. But again, to each his own, maybe someone likes to set the server with the most Pochepa(exaggerated). - Alvina.Rohan commented on April 4th 20 at 13:59
@arnaldo.Fahey, I, I 10 years working on Macs and it's all on personal experience ;) Having a great experience I can confidently say that the operating system on the quality of the code does not affect at all, especially for the front (I would also argue if it was the back-end, there is already the advantage of unix systems). - Baron_Stiedemann commented on April 4th 20 at 14:02
@Alvina.Rohan, Yes, but this is mostly for Beck... But my surprise that MAMP PRO is already so long there are under Windows) were Previously only Denver and I remember how taught the Junes and it was difficult for them, now as for me tools same available.
As a whole is certainly undoubtedly that buying a Mac you get all the top (quality materials, which is nice and the eye and the fingers (tactile sensation) and the screen (which who would not say, that I tried, anyway back to Macs largely because of the screen, because even LG does not do so efficiently your monitor as it is able Apple on their matrices)).
But I bought a Mac and it gave you a tool (not publicly available), well this is not already (if not to take into account the convenience of unix server configuration, but I'm still blown away at how people are bullied and up servers on a Mac using virtuallock Linux xD) - Baron_Stiedemann commented on April 4th 20 at 14:05
@Baron_Stiedemann, there are a couple of points advantage. Sketch of course and comfortable developing for safari, and even a full-fledged ios, while also not losing the opportunity to work with ie 10 - 11. I at least this bought mac customers came with problems in safari really could not explain, and the services for testing only mildly patted nerves. - arnaldo.Fahey commented on April 4th 20 at 14:08
@arnaldo.Fahey, One I've forgotten the bolt on IE, nobody asked support about 3 years exactly) Well, at the expense of glitches in Safari I believe, of Windows Safari does not always reproduce the same... But it is not critical, there is a new path. Just like you have on the Mac to keep dev to test problems in Windows browsers) Sketch the exception rather the rule, models very rarely come across... In my life I was persohnal familiar layouts from a sketch only 2 times (tape coders who had a job with the layouts in the sketch, but poppy was not). He did not comply with any order of the layout in the sketch, but a couple of times to appreciate... But for a sketch I would not have bought a Mac, especially now with the existence of pigmy... - Baron_Stiedemann commented on April 4th 20 at 14:11
The fact that the work with the front on the Mac is better is wrong!

Yes Yes!
not mastered setting the environment under Windows (node, Docker, grant, webpak, phpcs, xdebug and integration with ide, and the rest of the stuff). though like 20+ years, every experience in IT, from programming to administration of LAN and repair of iron.
I bought a Mac, started up with a pink floor. Now 7 years on the Mac, go not plan.

If you need to buy and that it worked by far the best Mac. If you buy and play the Linux or Windows - alford_Corw commented on April 4th 20 at 14:14
@alford_Corw, not able to overpower the setting of the environment is better not to take up programming. - brant15 commented on April 4th 20 at 14:17
@brant15, OK, gets better, is not mastered in a reasonable time. You could spend more and tweaking.
But as for me, let "capable of setting" spend their time in the setting. I'd rather spend on orders.

Freelance per hour charge from $50, cheaper to buy a good tool and immediately start working - alford_Corw commented on April 4th 20 at 14:20
@alford_Corw, I have also been on the Mac, but the monitor in Windows. 7 years ago, of course it was harder, now the same tools +- the same. - Baron_Stiedemann commented on April 4th 20 at 14:23
April 4th 20 at 13:55
RAM is never too much. If possible, then take stock.
April 4th 20 at 13:57
I miss getting 8 GB of operatives on a Mac.
It is connected primarily with the fact that we have to start locally-many node servers, to write tests for which a puppeteer and in parallel to run multiple browsers.
At first, when the project was not very large(about a year), I 8 GB is more than enough.
April 4th 20 at 13:59
the more the better, BUT if a reasonable approach, the most practical is just to build CI/CD using producen servers, and they carry most of the load, and the laptop used as a terminal/text editor code. Then especially does not matter what the laptop performance, powerful server will still be faster than any laptop to collect, test, analyze, code, etc.
April 4th 20 at 14:01
Take your current device, run the typical tasks and measure the consumption. On the Mac it will not be much different, if we exclude the OS itself.

Likely be enough, but it will be uncomfortable.
April 4th 20 at 14:03
If the monitor is connected, it is enough.
The monitor will spot RAMки? - Alvina.Rohan commented on April 4th 20 at 14:06
@Alvina.Rohan, the monitor will allow to work normally. Instead of squinting at a small screen, even with a good resolution. - Rhea84 commented on April 4th 20 at 14:09
@Rhea84you tried? I use the big zoom and even WHILE squinting. - Alvina.Rohan commented on April 4th 20 at 14:12
@Alvina.Rohan, every vision, I too, no second monitor is not comfortable to work a small problem with vision. So in such matters
I use the big zoom and even WHILE squinting.
all your opinions do not care) - arnaldo.Fahey commented on April 4th 20 at 14:15
@arnaldo.Fahey, I'm not arguing that, I'm just curious. - Alvina.Rohan commented on April 4th 20 at 14:18
@Alvina.Rohan,
worked of course. When the fine print, you involuntarily tense up. This quickly tired. Monitor for continuous operation is very important. - Rhea84 commented on April 4th 20 at 14:21
April 4th 20 at 14:05
RAM is always the more the better.
The choice in this question is not obvious: you don't ukazali that on the scales.
Side price k = 100 / 120 = 0.83
From the use – it is not clear what you lose in the option But with 8 GB.

Will I have to work in Photoshop with heavy layouts in high resolution, simultaneously opening the Figma, VSC, three different browsers and two messenger.
What version of OS X will supply, and how it behaves on 8Gb compared to 16.

Consider a purchase option with 8 and upgrade on the spot to 16. Don't know where the config come with 8Gb: still have spare slots or are all busy. Most likely it will be more expensive since 8 "discarded" and replaced by other modules.

And it is an option to take b/not the newest, but the full config beech.
OMG, in makbukah 7 years already operational is soldered to the motherboard, the upgrade is almost not more possible after purchase. - Baron_Stiedemann commented on April 4th 20 at 14:08
@Baron_Stiedemann, oppanki. Didn't know - kavon_Armstrong commented on April 4th 20 at 14:11
@kavon_Armstrong, unfortunately, Yes... ( - jefferey37 commented on April 4th 20 at 14:14
April 4th 20 at 14:07
Today 16 GB is not enough...
Laptop with HHD, 64GB operatives + 4 or 8GB video card much better than any Mac book.
Iron on Macs backward for 3-4 years from release. They are expensive. So the choice is quite logical.
And Yes, if I try to take only the 64 GB and in Duo mode (sync) in the BIOS are put.
Well, being on PC it's cool. And when needed thin compact laptop, that's different. I had a predator Helios 300... And easy games regarding 18 years. But I still carry it with you is currently - jefferey37 commented on April 4th 20 at 14:10

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