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The best tools for developers are on Windows

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Windows Subsystem for Linux

Run your favorite Linux distribution seamlessly integrated with Windows. Now with Linux GUI apps, Docker Desktop, GPU acceleration, and built-in audio.

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Windows Terminal

Use your favorite command line tools - including PowerShell, Azure CLI, Ubuntu, and a secure SSH connection - from the fully customizable Windows Terminal.

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Code as you are

Use Windows to write code in Python, Rust, JavaScript, Java, as well as C#, C++ or whatever you prefer. We’ll help you set up your development environment.

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Tabs vs Spaces

This episode of our Tabs vs Spaces show highlights updates from the PMs who support developer tools on Windows, including WSL, Terminal, Package Manager, PowerToys, and Performance benchmarking.

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VS Code Remote Development

Use a container, remote machine, or the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) as a developer environment.

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PowerToys

Constantly improving tools for power users, including color picker, window layout manager, and much more.

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Windows Package Manager

Find, install, configure, upgrade, and remove Windows applications directly from the command line or submit your own packages.

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Mac Transition Guide

Get help mapping differences between keyboard shortcuts, trackpad shortcuts, terminal, and shell tools.

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