This afternoon I built a mini web page that I can turn to throughout the workday in solace.
Here’s the thing: I get it. Windows has better enterprise software, and it makes sense that corporate America prefers — nay, mandates — the use of Windows software over Apple software.
But it burdens my heart that WWDC is this upcoming Monday and
the only way I’ll be able to stream it from my skyscraper desk is via my iPhone, since Apple understandably restricts playback to its own devices. My Dell Latitude 7480 won’t be able to stream it. [Update: turns out this isn’t true. I was able to stream it from Edge on my Windows machine just fine. Apple’s restriction isn’t an arbitrary choice but rather having to do with whether your browser can support its video streaming requirements. Makes sense.] There are a finite number of months that one can go on in this condition. Using Windows for frontend web development is a losing strategy if you’re used to the finesse and vast superiority of macOS. Again, I quote Steve Jobs:
The problem with Microsoft is they just have no taste. They have absolutely no taste, and what that means is, and I don’t mean that in a small way, I mean that in a big way.