Inside the New Windows Terminal  

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Microsoft released a new command-line tool called Windows Terminal. Microsoft says the application is “modern, fast, efficient, powerful, and productive”. The new application gives you the option for tabbed terminal interfaces to bring together a variety of command-line tools and shells such as PowerShell, PowerShell Core, Command Prompt, and the Windows subsystem for Linux distribution (Kali, Ubuntu, ect.). Here are some more features: 

The new terminal can now display your emojis. Windows Terminal also features a faster GPU accelerated text rendering engine that is DirectWrite/DirectX-based. This engine allows the terminal to display text characters, glyphs, and symbols present within fonts on your PCThis means it can display emojis, powerline symbols, icons, CJK ideograms, programming ligatures and more.   Here is a brief overview of the terminal:

So how do you deploy the Windows Terminal? ITProTV Edutainer, Adam Gordon, breaks down deployment in the terminal into 8 steps. Plus, Adam gives you all the information you need from GitHub for the deployment.  

Adam’s 8 steps for deployment in Windows Terminal: 

  1. Clone repo from Github Master  
  2. Git submodule init |  git submodule update  
  3. Modify your build configuration settings
  4. Nuget restore  
  5. Clean
  6. Build
  7. Deploy
  8. Customize profiles.json

 Here is a full demo with Adam: