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Getting setup for development (CentOS)

Getting setup for development (CentOS)

At work we’ll often do ‘group testing’ sessions or ‘internal hackathons’. What struck me about the last one was that setting up your development environment can surprisingly tricky, especailly if it’s for a style of development or langage you don’t generally use. TL;DR: gist of commands What are we developing for? The setup we are going for here, is a Node.js and Java environment using VSCode – with a view to using the IBM Blockchain Platform extension for writing applications…

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Windows, Virtual Box, and CentOS

Windows, Virtual Box, and CentOS

My personal preference for developing is to use Windows 10 as my laptops main OS, but then run VirtualBox with Linux. Succiently this is because I like to have office style applications available, and as a general ‘just do stuff’ Windows does the job well Should something go wrong developing, it’s quite easy to through the VM away and start again. Or if you want to test a certain machine configuration. To date I’ve used Ubuntu as the Linux OS;…

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