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Adrian B.G. Author

Hey, thanks for your reply!

For windows there are more ways to install a "bash", with the Windows Subsytem or with Emulators like the one from git for windows.

I recommend to have as close as possible to bash emulator otherwise it will be a bigger difference between the env in which you code and the production one, which will lead to subtle problems along the way. Also bash and unix tools are very powerful, you can get away with writing code inside your app for simple mondene tasks.