Easy Linux Question

I’ve been writing python code using VSCode for a while now but only on my local windows platform.

If I want to learn about writing code on Linux is this a good starting point?

I’ve had a LAMP-Ubuntu droplet with digital ocean for a few years now but so far its only been used for web hosting. Now I’d like to explore the possibilities.

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    Bobby Iliev
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    February 13, 2024


    Absolutely, the guide you mentioned is an excellent starting point for diving into writing code on Linux, especially if you’re already familiar with VSCode on Windows.

    Remote development using VSCode’s Remote SSH plugin is a great feature that can significantly help your development workflow, particularly when transitioning between different environments like Windows and Linux.

    I personally use this all the time! Though I still make sure to use git and make regular commits as well.

    Good luck with your project.



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    February 12, 2024

    Heya @fingers,

    If you want to deploy your Python code on your Linux Droplet directly or just want to write Python code on your Droplet rather than your local environment using the listed article would help with that indeed.

    As for writing code on Linux, can you give an example of what you want to achieve? For example, writing Python code on either Linux or Windows would be the same.

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