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Microsoft’s new Dev Home makes it easy for developers to reinstall Windows apps

A user types on the Surface Pro 8 from behind. The screen displays the Windows 11 Start menu on a white and blue background.
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Microsoft is making it easier for developers to set up and use Windows dev machines. A new Dev Home section of Windows 11 is available in preview today and includes the ability to set up development environments for machines that will link to GitHub and connect to relevant repos, install tools and packages, and much more.

“Life as a developer involves constantly juggling manual dev machine set up with too many clicks, multiple tool sign-ins, navigating sub-optimal filesystem performance and context switching, and we know that these disruptions can significantly impact your productivity,” admits Windows chief Panos Panay.

Dev Home utilizes Microsoft’s Windows Package Manager (winget) to generate a configuration file to install the apps,…

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