As the IT manager for my team's school, I believe I can shed some light on this topic. Of the two choices mentioned, I would recommend using the Surface Pro, as it runs the full Windows desktop OS (I believe the current model runs Windows 10 Pro). The Surface Pro should be able to run the full-featured EV3 development environment, just like if you were using a Windows desktop or laptop. Hope this helps :-) Daniel Woodfin Lead Coach Team #24104 ("Riptides") Warwick River Christian School -- To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE your settings, please visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or leave the list". -- VADCFLL administrative announcements are sent via VADCFLL-ANNOUNCEMENTS-L. Visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-ANNOUNCEMENTS-l.html to subscribe.