Setting up a development environment for WMC

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Setting up a development environment for WMC

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Post by jachin99 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:05 pm

I need advice making a choice. I want to setup a machine for the purpose exploring application development for WMC. Given my budget and time constraints, I have to choose between setting up a Win 7 machine with MS VS 2010 in a VM on a new HP laptop running windows 10, or installing MS VS 2010 on my server, and developing applications on that. The server does not get constant use but i consider it important that if someone wants to media from the server, they should have that available to them. I am thinking that developing on the win7 server would be easier for me because it would run quicker, and i get the resources of the entire machine. Developing in a VM would mean I don't disrupt anyone else but i'm not sure exactly what I could or could not do inside of a VM. I'm looking for thoughts or advice from anyone who would have experience in either one of these two areas.

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