Starting new on Win 11 with or without WSL? Follow
I'm getting started on a new Win 11 Pro machine with WSL2 installed.
I'd like to setup an AMP stack and wondering if I should use my XLD and snap on WSL2 (pointer to directions?) or just install an AMP package (recommendation on which one)?
I think it would be cool to do dev w/ WSL2, so that's my preference, but don't want to go down that path if the setup will be difficult and maintaining and running will be cumbersome.
Thanks in advance.
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We can't advise one over another for any objective reasons. It goes down to personal preferences.
Thanks Dmitry Tronin I guess I'm just asking what's the easiest and there might be instructions for somewhere on the Jetbrains site/forums (that I've not been able to find).
I see now, thanks for the clarification. Going with an AMP package is IMO easier since you don't have to deal with a layer of virtualization & cross-OS specifics, f.e. getting your host IP address seen by WSL: https://www.jetbrains.com/help/phpstorm/configuring-xdebug.html#configure-xdebug-wsl
Also, we don't have a guide for WSL2, but we have one for AMP packages: https://www.jetbrains.com/help/phpstorm/installing-an-amp-package.html