“ For those who are married to Visual Studio Code, Atom, or another desktop IDE, and don’t want to use developer mode, switching to a Chromebook is probably not for you.”
RATS, was hoping there might be a decent option with the Pixelbook yet. I’ve been a Mac user for a long time but between the disappointment in Apple products you mention above and the situation with Pixelbook I’m started smell the roses on the PC side of the fence.
In particular the HP Spectre 360 13" is looking good. Still can not believe I’m considering this but I want a 2-in-1 convertible that has some balls.