Tag: wsl

Jetbrains Fleet & WSL: First impressions

It’s no secret that I develop using Windows and WSL. For the past few years, I have also primarily used VSCode as my go-to development environment. Between 2012 and 2018 I mainly used Jetbrains IntellijJ IDEA, but I found the speed of VSCode (launched in 2015), along with the modern design and vibrate plugin ecosystem,…

By addshore October 14, 2022 2

Installing Android Studio on WSL2 for Flutter

I’m trying to do some “modern” Android development and want to experiment with Flutter while running Windows, and WSL2 with Ubuntu. Flutter isn’t as easy to install as some programs, no simple apt-get etc, but instead a collection of binaries distributed by different organizations that all need to be tied together. To start with, you’ll…

By addshore January 4, 2022 5

Developing on Windows, the WSL life

The Windows developer experience has evolved quite allot in the last 5-10 years. I now spend most of my development life running Windows with WSL2 and using Windows Terminal and winget. So here are a few pointers from my experiences so far. WSL (WSL2) WSL2 is what you want! The first version of WSL was…

By addshore October 20, 2021 5