Tag: VS Code

Microsoft, Salesforce

Salesforce Development with VS Code and WSL 2

Roughly a year ago, I wrote about using VS Code with the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) for Salesforce development. There have been some notable changes since then, including WSL 2, VS Code remote development and the Windows Terminal, which have significantly simplified the approach. Previously, project files were typically […]

Microsoft, Salesforce

Getting Started with the Zsh Shell

Many developers rave about Oh My Zsh, an open-source, community-driven framework built on top of the zsh shell and playing around with Oh My Zsh has been on my bucket list for some time. Starting with the Catalina update, zsh is the default shell on Macs and WSL 2 became […]


VS Code for Salesforce Development in Windows with WSL

VS Code is a great free IDE with an extension marketplace bringing additional functionality, including IntelliSense for Salesforce development, Apex debugging, tools for creating Lightning Web Components and much more. This post demonstrates how to set up VS Code in Windows and use the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) terminal […]


Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Productivity Tips

Add Aliases One of the first hacks I performed was to add an alias so that when I type “code” in the terminal VS Code opens. # Navigate to the home directory and open the .bashrc file cd ~ nano .bashrc # Scroll down to the bottom or a section […]