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Windows Terminal Preview 1909

Welcome back to another release of the Windows Terminal! We have switched to the Windows version syntax, so this is the September 2019 release (1909). As always, you can download the latest release of the Terminal from the Microsoft Store or from the GitHub releases page. Cascadia Code Cascadia Code is finally here! Cascadia Code is the new ...

Cascadia Code

Cascadia Code is finally here! You can install it directly from the GitHub repository's releases page or automatically receive it in the next update of Windows Terminal. Wait, what's Cascadia Code? Cascadia Code was announced this past May at Microsoft's Build event. It is the latest monospaced font shipped from Microsoft and provides a ...

Windows Terminal Preview v0.4 Release

The time has come for another update to the Windows Terminal! Windows Terminal Preview v0.4 is now available in the Microsoft Store and on GitHub! And for those interested in more detail, please review the Terminal v0.4 release notes. Settings Updates Profiles.json is Now in LocalState The profiles.json file has been moved from the ...

Windows Terminal Preview v0.3 Release

Windows Terminal Preview v0.3 has been published to the Microsoft Store! If you have previously installed the Terminal from the Store, you will receive this update automatically. If you've not yet installed Terminal from the Microsoft Store, now would be a great time because it contains some MAJOR improvements and updates! ⭐ If you are ...

An In Depth Tutorial on Linux Development on Windows with WSL and Visual Studio Code

In an earlier blog post, Take your Linux development experience in Windows to the next level with the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) and Visual Studio Code Remote, we introduced an overview of the VS Code Remote - WSL extension, which simplifies Linux development on Windows Subsystem on Linux (WSL). Put on your SCUBA gear, because in this ...

Windows Terminal Build 2019 FAQ

Last week, Microsoft held its Build 2019 conference at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. Build is a large event with several thousand people from around the world attending to learn all about the current, newest, and future developer-oriented tech coming from Microsoft. We had the pleasure of meeting so many of you at our ...

WSL 2 Post BUILD FAQ

After announcing WSL 2 last week, we have had an amazing response from the community and received many great questions about the details surrounding this new architecture. We love answering your questions and want to make sure these answers reach as many WSL users as possible. In this Q&A styled post we’ve gathered some of the most ...

Introducing Windows Terminal

We are beyond excited to announce Windows Terminal! Windows Terminal is a new, modern, fast, efficient, powerful, and productive terminal application for users of command-line tools and shells like Command Prompt, PowerShell, and WSL. https://aka.ms/terminal-video Windows Terminal will be delivered via the Microsoft Store in Windows 10 and ...

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