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> it was mostly a standard setup consisting of a terminal, web browser, and editor

That's because anything that matters in software development can be accessed through a terminal, through a browser (docs, mailing lists) or through your preferred editor.

It says little about what you're actually using.

Also, software development is fucking hard anyway, and by using too many tools you're passing this threshold where any productivity gains are lost in the learning process associated with picking up new technology.

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