Getting Started On Windows
Since Windows 10, Anniversary Update 2018 (?), it is possible to install a
(near) full Linux system on Windows. Follow the following instructions to install Linux/bash on Windows 10:
Then follow the instructions for Linux to
get the things you need for participating in the development of
language technology tools. Note that if you only want to use the tools, you may instead just download the analysers, see the page on linguistic analysis
In order to participate in the development work, you need an
editor. jEdit should be fine (requires
Java, but that is already recommended for our infrastructure, and
should be in place when you have come this far.
Any other editor should be fine as well.
Deprecated:Windows setup for Windows 8 and older
You need Cygwin. To set it up and install most needed
software, follow these instructions.
When Cygwin is installed, continue within Cygwin as on Linux.
Be warned: Cygwin is slow, and it is not the optimal way of
working with our linguistic infrastructure. But it should