Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL 2) Tips, Tricks, and Techniques:Maximise productivity of your Windows 10 development machine with custom workflows and configurations
pages 页数：246 pages
Product Dimensions:19.05 x 1.42 x 23.5 cm
Publisher Finelybook 出版社：Packt Publishing (23 Oct. 2020)
A hands-on guide that will help you bridge the gap between Windows and Linux to develop apps that leverage the best features across both the ecosystems with seamless interoperability
Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) allows you to run native Linux tools alongside traditional Windows applications. Whether you’re developing applications across multiple operating systems or just want to bring more tools into your Windows environment, WSL offers endless possibilities and seamless interoperability. This book will help you learn about the Windows Subsystem for Linux and how to use it effectively through a hands-on approach.
WSL 2 is the latest update to Windows Subsystem for Linux that takes compatibility and performance to a whole new level, and this book will help you make the most of it for developing robust applications. You’ll learn how to install and configure Windows Subsystem for Linux, explore various Linux distros, and work across both Windows and Linux environments. As you advance, you’ll understand how to install and customize the Windows Terminal. Later, the book will show you how to work with code in WSL using Visual Studio Code. In addition to this, you’ll discover how to work with containerized development environments.
By the end of this book, you’ll be able to configure Windows Subsystem for Linux and Windows Terminal to suit your preferences and use Microsoft Visual Studio Code for developing performant applications with WSL.
What you will learn
Install and configure Windows Subsystem for Linux and Linux distros
Access web applications running in Linux from Windows
Invoke Windows applications, file systems, and environment variables from bash in WSL
Customize the appearance and behavior of the Windows Terminal to suit your preferences and workflows
Explore various tips for enhancing the Visual Studio Code (VS Code) experience with WSL
Install and work with Docker and Kubernetes within Windows Subsystem for Linux
Discover various productivity tips for working with Command-line tools in WSL