Hi! I’m up for a new work laptop, and not being impressed by Apple’s most recent hardware I am considering making the switch from OSX to Windows (I have my eye on a Surface Book 2).
I haven’t used Windows for development in a while, and I thought I’d find out if other Clojurists have opinions about it first.
For the most part my workflow involves JVM Clojure, usually from inside IntelliJ, but I also occasionally need to use shadow-cljs and other cljs stuff, and we’re experimenting with tools.deps. Beyond that a lot of my work involves docker containers.
Anyways, I’d love to hear from people who have made the same switch (or otherwise have general impressions of Windows-based Clojure development). Thanks!
[EDIT: I’m particularly interested in how useful the new Linux Subsystem stuff works in Windows, especially if I have JVM processes that needs to talk to stuff running in docker images, like my datomic transactor. From reading online, I get the impression that it’s a little painful interoperating with non-subsystem stuff.]