Is there a VM available for quickly and painlessly getting started with CiviCRM extension development (Wordpress) on Windows? Something that has buildkit installed. I just want to be able to get into learning extension development, on an existing environment that is read-to-go.

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There's docker, there's vagrant but there isn't a pre-built VM setup.

I can probably knock something up next week if there's a demand for it (we have a local Ubuntu 18.04 BuildKit VM which we have templated for re-use.


We're also continually testing BuildKit on Windows Subsystem for Linux and this is so close to working with one issue remaining on the WSL platform which is preventing full functionality.

  • is it at all possible for you "knock something up" and share it with myself and the community? This would be so so so much appreciated! Please let me know?
    – Sudesh
    Commented Oct 17, 2018 at 8:01

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