NET Core and More

TH08 Get Your BASH on with WSL


9:30am - 10:45am

Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Brian A. Randell

Staff Developer Advocate


WSL or the Windows Subsystem for Linux brings a real bash shell to Windows 10 and Windows Server. In this session Brian will take you from nothing to something and show you all the wonderful things you can do to live a heterogeneous developer lifestyle accessing Azure, Docker, and Linux servers all from the warm, comfort of Windows 10. Come see how the command-line has changed and how you too can unleash the power as part of your modern, development workflow.

You will learn:

  • How to install and configure WSL
  • Ways to leverage command-line tools in your day-to-day development
  • Use WSL with Visual Studio Code to target Linux environments