NVM is really useful for the developer as it allows you to run both the LTS and latest node but be able to switch from either or depending on the project.
There is a lot diff with both OSes but have to say they are good. Windows 10 with WSL helped developers all over the world.
Building Web Apps on windows has changed a lot in the last 4 years. Now you can run a full Ubuntu command line on top of your windows 10 install.
Even though Wordpress does not get uses anymore for developers there is still a reason for using it depending on what is needed.
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