It’s been great. I’ve been able to use vi, ssh (without putty!) run Python & Ruby scripts sanely and of course, I’ve been able to have fun with piping.
I’ve had my MacBook for a bit over a year now and have only just got round to making a boot USB which works. I tried a few months ago but gave up after booting to BusyBox…
I decided to install Kali as it’s full of fun and useful programs (I’ve been asked a few times to reset passwords on laptops by forgetful friends and family). That being said this should work for most Linux distros.
I used sails.js to build my website and think it’s worth checking out if you’re looking for a decent, production ready web framework sitting on top of node.js (and express).
I’m not going to go into the details of why I think it’s good or how it differs from alternatives out there; there are many posts doing this already. Instead I’m going to talk about something I don’t really like - the default server side templating engine ejs.