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Hritik Pawar
Hritik Pawar

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Setting up my Windows Coding Environment

So a few days back I whipped my Computer so that I can do all clean start with all the latest version software and apps. So while doing the process I noted down everything I downloaded, so that if I do it again I just have to run all these commands once and it's done.
It's a very effective method and time-saving I definitely recommend it to document everything you use.
Here are some basic software commands to quickstart your setup.

Also at the end are some tools I have listed that are very useful.

Run the commands mentioned to install everything

choco install : To Install

choco upgrade : To upgrade

choco uninstall : To uninstall

  • Install a package manager

    Chocolatey :

    > @"%SystemRoot%\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe" -NoProfile -InputFormat None -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command "[System.Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol = 3072; iex ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString(''))" && SET "PATH=%PATH%;%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\chocolatey\bin"
  • Install latest python

    > choco install python 
    #check python version after install
    > python --version
  • install latest Java

    > choco install jdk8
    #check Java version after install
    > java -version
  • Install Hyper ( Hyper is a good looking command-line tool similar to Command line or Powershell)

    > choco install  hyper
  • install Wox ( Wox is a quick search and launch tool similar to Alfred on Mac )

    > choco install wox
  • Install node.js

    > choco install nodejs.install
    #check version after install
    > node -v
    > npm -v
  • Install sticky notes

    > choco install simple-sticky-notes
  • Install VS code

    >choco install vscode.install
    #for specific version specify the version
    > choco install vscode.install --version=1.40.0
#VS-CODE Extensions

1. AutoComplete Tag - sporiley.css-auto-prefix
2. CSS-Auto-Prefix - sporiley.css-auto-prefix
3. Live Server - ritwickdey.liveserver
4. Material Icon Theme - pkief.material-icon-theme
5. Adrian Theme - adriantheme.adrian-theme
6. Bunch of Language Support Apps (For any Language you use)
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  • Install SublimeText3

    > choco install sublimetext3
  • Install Firefox

    > choco install firefox
    #Also install some extensions for firefox
    1. Privacy Badger
    2. HTTPS everywhere
    3. Ublock origin
    4. Grammarly
    5. Hotspot Shield

Other Tools I use.

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syaufy profile image

Wow, thanks for sharing!