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Developing on Microsoft Windows With the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)

Published on May 14, 2021 · Updated on June 9, 2021
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By Mason Egger
Developer Advocate
Developing on Microsoft Windows With the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)


About the Talk

Wish you had a Linux command line experience on Windows? The Windows Subsystem for Linux can give you this! In this talk, we’ll install the WSL, go over how it works and how to use it, install the new Windows Command Line, and configure our IDEs and Docker to integrate with the WSL. Come learn about the WSL, how to install it and how to use it to develop your next idea.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to install the Windows Subsystem for Linux and new Windows Command Line
  • How to integrate Docker with WSL
  • How to integrate WSL with your IDEs

This Talk Is Designed For

Software engineers who want to program on Windows.


How To Install the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 on Microsoft Windows 10 [Tutorial]

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About the authors
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Developer Advocate

Mason is currently a Sr. Developer Advocate at DigitalOcean who specializes in cloud infrastructure, distributed systems, and Python.

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