Development

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    Solved! Small Form Factor PC for VR Development?

    Hello, I am trying to choose parts for a small form factor PC I want to make. It needs to be somewhat portable, but I will have a lot of peripherals. I am unsure what CPU to go with, how much wattage I need from PSU, and how to sort out airflow in a small case. RAM: 2x16gb DDR4 GPU: Asus GTX...
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    Buying used laptop for development environment

    EDIT: I live in Chile Hi, I'm looking for a cheap used laptop that can run reasonably well a develpment environment (IntelliJ, VS Code, Docker, Tomcat and Node). I've found out that people with Intel C2Duo were able to run those kinds of programs, so I think an i3-5005U would be just fine. What...
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    Help with a new laptop for game development/gaming.

    Hi! Since my old computer isn't enough I plan to buy a new laptop for my hobbies and University work. I am from Mexico so I don't have a great budget and I can only afford to buy the laptop in one specific store. Also I can't afford any upgrades in the near future. Which after visiting the...
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    Solved! Advice needed on upgrade

    Hi, I am currently learning android development. I have a Lenovo Z51-70 Laptop (Model 80k600w0in).  Specifications - i5 5200U 2C/4T 8 GB Memory 1600 MHz 1 TB WD HDD Ever since I started android development I saw that my laptop freezes/lags many times during creating a new project or...
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    Help for Gaming Laptop for £1000

    So, I've got my 21st birthday coming up in a month and have asked for gaming laptop to help with my uni course, Gaming Development. I am looking for: Quad-Core CPU 2.5 GHz or higher GTX 470 or higher GPU 8GB RAM Thanks
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    Fire TV Development vs Android TV Development

    Fire TV and Android TV are both based on the Android platform. However, there are fundamental differences between the two even in broad perspectives. They are curated to the specific kind of hardware that runs them. Programming apps and content for both these systems are therefore quite...
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    How to Setup our Development Environment on Fire

    This article will teach you how to set up development environment on your Fire TV Stick or Fire TV. If you are a developer of Android apps, you will find it easy to work with Fire TV platform as it will be familiar. It uses the same AP’s and tools you use in Android development. For a...
  8. Graybush

    Is VR Dying?

    With Microsoft's announcement that they'll be pulling away on VR development for the Xbox and instead concentrating on PC platforms, you have to wonder if Virtual Reality is going to be a realized genre for the gaming world. Others will argue that VR definitely has a place and that some...
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    What do programmers learn during the career?

    I'm trying to learn computer programming so I can get a job in the industry when I'm older. I was looking at Java's version history, and so many thing have changed over the years. Do programmers have to relearn stuff everytime a new version comes out? Could you have to relearn a language...
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    How much of a language do professional programmers/ software devs use?

    How much do programmers remember and use of their primary language? Basically what I'm trying to ask is, is it expected for a professional to know everything about a language or development tool? Or do pros also use references and the internet to look stuff up?
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    HP 250 G6 vs Lenovo IdeaPad 320-15IKBN

    Hello guys! I am studying software development and I am going to buy a new laptop (only for coding/studying purposes). After some browsing I ended up between: 1) HP 250 G6 (i5-7200U/8GB/256GB/FHD/No OS) 2) Lenovo IdeaPad 320-15IKBN (i5-7200U/8GB/256GB/FHD/No OS) They both cover my needs...
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    Budget laptop for software engineer/student

    Hello guys! I am currently studying software development in my computer science university and I am looking for a budget laptop that will endure for sometime (let's say 5 years). Needs: -A good/relaxing screen since I am will be spending a lot of time per day. Propably a 15'. -Portabillity...
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    Need help in buying a Good Laptop

    Warm Greeting..I want to buy a new laptop THe budget is from 50k to 80k rupees (INR) I want the laptop for Web Development,Android game development,Casual gaming,Fullstack development Features expected: 1.An i5 or an i7(else anything which is the best processor) 2.Atleast 8 gigs of RAM,if more...
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    Minimum gpu for VR Development -archviz in UE4- 1060 6g or 1070??

    Hi, I plan to buy a gpu for my ryzen 5 1600 and 16gb Ram PC. It will be for VR development in architecture visualization and then play with oculus rift CV1 (or CV2) Is 1060 6g enough? or minimum i have to buy the 1070? What are your advices? Thanks in advance.
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    3D glasses for those with monocular vision

    Are there any 3D glasses in production or under development for those with single eye (monocular) vision? I am thinking particularly of glasses that could be worn for non-contact sporting activities such as tennis or cycling.
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    Help! Cheap Laptop for Graphic Design and Game Development

    So my old laptop has decided to kick the bucket so I'm looking for a new one. My budget at the moment is $1000 The programs I plan on using are: Paint Tool Sai, Aseprite, Illustrator, Photoshop, Game Maker, and OBS. A friend of mine suggested this one...
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    App development cost

    Hi, I am in the process of wanting to start my own business and just had a few questions on app development. I got a potential client that wants an app for her dance school where people can go on and book for classes and also share news and information to her students. So my questions are: 1...
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    Is Asus K556ur good for Android app developing?

    Hi I want to learn Android development and want to buy a laptop with i5 7200u ram ddr4 8Gb and 930mx 2gb Is this good hardware??? And please don't suggest buying a pc because i want to be able to take it to work and back
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    Should I buy Macbook Air 2017 or Macbook Pro 2017 for 2D game development?

    Is the MacBook Air 2017 ok for developing 2D games or I should go for a MacBook Pro 2017? I need a laptop because I can't carry a desktop from my dad's house to my mum's etc. Also, I want an OSX computer because windows started to disappoint me and I find it more user friendly from any Linux...
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    Laptop for software programmer/developer + mild gaming

    1. What is your budget? ~1600 EUR 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 15.6'' 3. What screen resolution do you want? Best suited for reading text. 4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? Desktop replacement laptop 5. How much battery life do you...
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    good laptop for development and gaming

    Hello, I was looking for a laptop can run most games on atleast high settings, (so gtx 1050ti, 1060?), but can also handle in development games, and one that I can code/program on, I am not planning to spend more than $1400 on this, and preferably an Intel processor
  22. AllMightySean

    Need Second Opinions for a University Programming Laptop

    I'm a student going into University fall 2017 for Computer Science/ Game Development. I need a laptop to work alongside my beefier tower computer. I've got a list of possible laptops and I just want feedback about what laptop you would choose and why. Here's what I'm looking to use it for...
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    Best Laptop for Development and Gaming

    Hello, So I am heading into my sophomore year in college as a Computer Science major, and can no longer deal with the tediousness of having to do all my work on the lab machines. I need a laptop that can deal with development, imaging, and other CPU intensive projects. Because of this, I would...
  24. Graybush

    Apple Speculation Thread: Will they really drop Intel?

    This week several sites like Cult of Mac and Trusted Reviews have published about a rumor going on that Apple may be dropping Intel for ARM-based process in iOS development. Do you think the rumors hold any water? Are there any other rumors I'm missing from the mill? Let's find out together.
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    Should I buy macbook air or any other windows pc in that price range?

    I am a student and i want to do android development in my laptop will macbook air be able to run it smoothly or not ?
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    How to center align all elements inside a jframe to center in java?

    Im making a ATM enter PIN screen using java.i have written the code to make it appear full screen when i run it but all the other elements such as the jtextfield,labels and buttons are still at the top left corner of the screen.How can i get them all to the center of my screen? .
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    Thoughts on a Used MacBook Pro 2014?

    Want to buy a MacBook Pro for app development, school use, portability and some coding but I dont want to spend more than $850. My main look is on used MacBooks as they run just as good as new ones and I want to get a 13'' 2015 MacBook Pro but they cost to much so i was thinking about getting a...
  28. A

    briefly describes the development of intel processors from core duo to i7

    Looking for the function of the processors
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    Check history of app development

    Hi guys! I am new at developing apps and want to know more about this. I am finding a source which shows me the development history of mobile apps on google play ( or I tune is fine) Does any one know ? give me any suggestion. Thanks a lot!
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    Best Laptop for School and Other Tasks?

    Basically, I need a laptop that I can take to my classes, although it won't be on for the entire 7-ish hours. Probably, about 3 or 4 hours, but maximum 5 hours. This isn't for stuff like hours and hours of note-taking, BUT I WILL NOT BE PLAYING ANY GAMES ON IT EITHER. (But I will develop and...
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    Need help with app development

    I have an app I want to make, I don't know where to start. Been using google for the past couple of hours and haven't really found answers to my questions. How much would it cost me? Is it worth using a website service that connects you to app developers across the globe? If so which website...
  32. santy74

    Performance of an expensive laptops without dedicated graphics.

    Greetings everyone, I am confused which laptop to purchase. We hear so much of dell xps 13, macbook 13 inch air, lenovo yoga convertable series but most of these laptops don't offer a dedicated gpu. Reasons i want to purcase a laptop for: 1)working on softwares like eclipse ,CAD-CAM softwares...
  33. PachiiAxe

    Help with Envy Server!

    Ok.. so im pretty new to this app development thing and my head is about to explode for this little problem that I got now atm. Im having problems with mp3. files on Envy server. For some reason I cant seem to reproduce the music files but i can add them on the folder.. Please help!
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    Hi All, I need suugestn on bying a laptop for programming/devlopment

    Hi All, I researching to buy an high perfomane laptop to do some programming/devlopment in big data. I want my laptop to be a single node cluster.Where i can run my haddop code. Or else if it is not possible will use cloud via oracle VM to run my hadoop code. I would be instaling hadoop &...
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    Help choose a laptop among them

    I am planning to buy a laptop under 35K INR. I am not planning to play games on my laptop (I have a gaming desktop for that). Use Purpose: Bluestacks (Just Asphalt 8), Application Development (Programming), Unity 3D Development, Netbeans, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator and all other...
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    Ugrading Toshiba Sattelite Pro C850 1H8 laptop

    I have a Toshiba Sattelite Pro C850 1H8 laptop for 3 years now which I use for development. Lately I have been noticing the laptop is very slow when using heavy programs like Visual Studio / Android Studio. Will the speed of my laptop significantly improve when I upgrade my laptop with a SSD...
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    Laptop for Android Development / multi tasking

    Hello, I do android apps / games development using eclipse ide + Adobe illustrator CC , Adobe Photoshop CC usage is at the same time. do you think these laptops can handle my work load - I want to purchase one - please tell me which is better from the list below: 1...
  38. L

    Where to learn Java for android game development

    Hello i'm 16 years old, and i want to start developing 2D games for android, but i don't know where should i start learning Java. Can somebody suggest me where should i learn Java. Luke
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    Can a complete beginner to game developing easily learn how to use CryEngine 5?

    I'm new to game developing, although I have a reasonable amount of C++ knowledge. I decided to ditch programming for a while and see if I could develop a game. I want to jump right into CryEngine because it seems to be very powerful and there are no royalties unlike Unreal Engine 4. Will I...
  40. C

    Does CryEngine's "Pay what you want" system actually work?

    I noticed on their website, https://www.cryengine.com/get-cryengine that CryEngine was offering a "pay what you want" system. I need a free game engine to develop something in my spare time and was looking at Unity 5 and Unreal Engine 4. Then, I found out that CryEngine will let me choose to pay...
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    Can you program in just C#?

    I was wondering can you program in just c# or does it have to be c# wpf, C# consol, etc.
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    Laptop for software development

    Hello, and thank you for helping me. 1. What is your budget? Around 800 USD. Preferably under 750. 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 15.6" Full HD. I don't want a touch screen laptop. 3. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? It's to replace my old...
  43. L

    960M vs 970M (Worth an extra 400$?)

    I'm looking for a good laptop for game development (Unreal Engine 4) and ended up with these two options after couple hours of research: Asus ROG GL752 17,3" (~ $1100) CPU: Intel Core i7 6700HQ / 2.6 GHz RAM: 8 GB DDR4 RAM (2133 MHz) GPU: GTX 960M (2 GB GDDR5 SDRAM) Storage: 1TB HDD + 126GB SSD...
  44. R

    Help choose a high end laptop for development

    Hello all, I need some advice on finding a good high end laptop for development work. Most I find seem to be either gaming focused or media workstations with expensive graphics cards which I have no need for. I need something as fast as possible, quad core i7 or Xeon with 16GB ram and a decent...
  45. A

    Replacing Laptop for future software development/ DJing

    Hopefully i will be attending college for computer systems courses, specifically software development in about a year from now but i'm looking to replace my current gaming laptop now. Would like a laptop that would suite development needs. But i also like to DJ/ play with Ableton for fun on my...
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    AMD 8750M Crashing

    I have reinstalled Windows 8.1 in my laptop since I reformatted my laptop to Ubuntu for development purposes. Then, after reinstalling the OS, I reinstalled all the drivers that are needed, especially the graphics drivers. Now, I am able to play CS GO and the Witcher 2. The problem is that...
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    m4600 vs 8560w vs w520 vs others / Laptop for development and photoshop

    Looking for recommendations on an affordable laptop w/ a decent display (1920 would be nice, but not totally essential - can always hook it up to an external monitor/tv). I mainly need this while I am away from my desktop and needs to be something that can handle decent multitasking and...
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    Budget Laptop for Development?

    1. What is your budget? $1000 - This is flexible, but I would like to stick to this if possible. Also, if there's cheaper options that can handle my tasks with ease that'd be awesome. 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 15.6" or larger 3. What screen resolution do...
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    Keep an application the "primary" selected application and on front of screen even if other application prompts you?

    So i have a unique problem and wondering if there is a solution. I play world of tanks, and i also play online poker. I have two monitors, and on one i play tanks while the other i play poker when it prompts me. Because of this I run in windowed mode in world of tanks(sometimes with an app...
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    Laptop For Android Development

    Hi everyone, I wanted to by a laptop for my android development. I would also ocassionally play games like call of duty, nfs, etc. (Playing Games Are Not Compulsory Since I Have A Powerful Desktop). I have shortlisted some laptops:-...
  51. Pink Jazz

    Wrapping software into a suite of unlockable sub-applications via product keys

    Not sure if this is the site to ask this, however, I am a software developer for a company that is developing an Android app for our customers to use. Our app is pretty much feature-locked now, so what our company is proposing now is to wrap the application into a suite of three different...
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    Looking for laptop or desktop capable of handling Gaming & Development

    Hey guys, I'm in a bit of a tight spot here. I'm trying to get a Laptop or a Desktop that can handle Gaming and Game development. Now, I'm not trying to make The Elder Scrolls IIV here, I just want something that can do some 2D Platformers and simple 3D games. I'd like to be able to play Current...
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    Budget 2-in-1 for Game Development/Coding

    Hey everyone, I'm in the market for a 2-in-1 and hoping not to spend too much on this one, as my desktop is more than capable of handling itself and this is more for coding on the go/testing (and, if it doesn't add much to the cost, some light gaming (old MMOs), but I could take or leave that on...
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    need a laptop for IT major in software development

    Hello, I need a laptop for IT major in software development, starting next spring I will be a junior. 1. What is your budget? $500-$800 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 15" or 14" 3. What screen resolution do you want? Something decent 4. Do you need a...
  55. smasher164

    Looking for a fast development machine

    Hello! This is my first post onto Tom's Hardware. I'm looking a fast laptop for software development. The types of development I do are 1. OpenGL/DirectX (more computation than rendering) 2. Server-side connections (lots of ssh'ing and network transfers) 3. Assets Editing (photoshop...
  56. M

    Confused between Selection of laptop

    I am confused which one should i buy among the below models http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/lenovo/z-series/z50/?sb=:000001C9:00014EAD: http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/lenovo/z-series/z50/?sb=:000001C9:00014EAF...
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    Dell xps 13 vs dell inspiron 13?

    So I am choosing a laptop for my first year of game development in college. I need a laptop but won't be using it for game development at all. We aren't allowed to bring laptops into the game dev lab, and I have a gaming desktop. My issue is that the dell xps 13 and inspiron 13 are very...
  58. D

    Mac Mini For Android And iOS Development

    I' m planing to upgrade my computer for mobile application development purpose. The platforms I have targeted for now is Android. But in future I ll start iOS development too. So I have decided to buy mac mini with below specification. 2.6GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 8GB memory Intel Iris...
  59. S

    GTA 5 and Laptop

    I want to Upgrade - Change My Laptop, Is this laptop can Handle GTA 5 without lag? Lenovo G40-45...
  60. L

    Help deciding which notebook to buy for game development and gaming

    Hi guys, im trying to pick one of these models for gaming and game dev (unity mostly). Which one would you choose?, i have until 6/7 to choose These are the candidates, if you see something in these websites under U$S1100 feel free to suggest it.(Im actually looking at the first and second...