My $169 development Chromebook

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Kenneth White excellent blog post exploring his experience with using Chromebook as his main development station after 2 weeks of usage.

Author fully appreciates Google’s Chrome OS design. The architecture benefited from a modern view of threat modeling and real-world attacks. Chromebook is also the daily driver for many of Google’s own senior developers and security engineers.

The point of this exercise was to retain the hardened posture of the platform and have a flexible, safe development environment without depending on the crutch of privileged access.

Author describes in depth:

  • What his motivation and goals were
  • Chromebook supported gear
  • Lists hardware
  • Authentication and security
  • Android apps used for daily development work

… and much much more. Great!

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