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Each solution has it’s pros and cons, and available tools seems to be evolving. I had some issues with various solutions I tried, and could use some advice. Here are the tools I tried:

Bash on CMDER - My experience is that it is a bit slow. Powershell - Common recommended shell/bash commands don’t work (and the user has to find an alternative). Bash on Ubuntu on Windows - still in Beta, and can’t work with Windows programs. [Additional specific information: - I'm a relatively new programmer. - Already read about this issue, and tried the above tools. - I ran the same command ('create-react-app') on both Bash on CMDER and on Powershell, and found Powershell to complete execuation in about 25% less time. ]

  • What does choice of shell have to do with web development? – Mawg says reinstate Monica Jun 15 '17 at 10:04
  • It's a good question. I thought this might be relevant, but, as u say, it might not be. – Ben Carp Jun 15 '17 at 10:08
  • Don't you develop in an IDE and test in a browser? – Mawg says reinstate Monica Jun 15 '17 at 11:43
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    I use the shall to: run a local webserver for seving the site to the browser, to install libraries to the project directory, to commit files to Git, and then to Github. – Ben Carp Jun 16 '17 at 1:05
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    I honestly don't think that it matters which shell you use for those; and they are not operations that you are performing often. Just use what you are familair with. – Mawg says reinstate Monica Jun 16 '17 at 7:43

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