I don't know what JBoss is, but Eclipse runs fine on OSX. (see
MySQL and CVS are also no problem at all.
Uhm. Judgement call ;) I'm using my 1Ghz G4 powerbook for some
development stuff, and it's working fine. I don't use an IDE though; I'm
running an SQL server, apache2, CVS and perl; editing with vim.
I never had problems with that. I'm not sure what you want, but sharing
and stuff works fine with me, when i'm unfortunate enough to be on a
Get lots of memory ;) I went for the powerbook for the extra power, and
some stuff that was standard on the powerbook, and an addon on the
iBook. I also wanted dualhead configuration without hacking things, and
the (at the time) extra speed. Do some googling, and you'll find ample
comparisons ;) (if you had done that before posting, you'd also have the
answers to the questions you asked ;) )
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