Developer Windows System Environment Setup

By 5th January 2018How to, Tutourial & Tips

When setting up your environment for development it is important to have all your tools and dependencies set up correctly. As a web developer, I have the following packages installed on my computer environment.

Below are the Program Files that I use for my web development

  • WinSCP
  • Putty
  • cmder (download)
  • XAMPP (with PHP 7+)
  • FileZilla
  • Sublime Text Editor* (download) // or your choice of text editor*

How to access Windows System Environment (Windows 10)

Right-click This PC > Properties > Advanced system settings (left sidebar) > Environment Variables…

User Variables

Variable Value
Path C:\Python27\
C:\Python27\Scripts\
C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\npm
SUBLIME C:\Program Files\Sublime Text 3\subl.exe (optional, allows subl . execution)
NODE_PATH %AppData%\npm\node_modules

System Variables

Variable Value
Path %AppData%\npm
C:\Program Files\Git\cmd
C:\Program Files\Sublime Text 3\
C:\Program Files\nodejs\
C:\Python27\