Reviews of M1 Macs for Development

So far, the key interest for me have been the potential drastic improvement in battery life. I’m almost willing to sacrifice a bit of short term productivity to get there. I don’t know that the experiences sound any worse that trying to get my favorite development environments productive on Windows or a non-Debian flavor of Linux:

JetBrains and Xcode-centric perspective (11/23/2020):

Rubyist perspective (11/25/2020):

macOS 11 Big Sur compatibility on Apple Silicon · Issue #7857 · Homebrew/brew · GitHub (closed as of 12/26/2020):

TypeScript/JavaScript/Rust (12/3/2020):

Rails’ DHH’s own experience (12/28/2020):

DriftingRuby tweet: