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Why Monitors are Counterproductive for Coders

I quit using an external monitor a year ago and have no remorse whatsoever. On contrary, I feel that I am more flexible and independent in choosing my own working environment than ever.

Many engineers including me in the past think that external monitors increase productivity. I saw many pictures of developers using not one, not two, but three external monitors and I know all advantages of it. But! More monitors don’t mean more work can be done. Especially, if you’re a software engineer and I’ll elaborate.



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Dmytro Khainas

Software Engineer / Solution Architect - Інженер програмного забезпечення