Delivery and Deployment, Fast Focus

W12 Fast Focus: What is WSL and Why Do I Care?


2:00pm - 2:20pm

Level: Introductory to Intermediate

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 quick tour, Brian will take you from nothing to something and show you some wonderful things you can do to live a heterogeneous developer lifestyle at the command-line.

You will learn:

  • Why WSL
  • How to install WSL
  • Ways to use WSL