The outbreak was affected by the change of WSLConf, co-hosted by Microsoft and Canonical, to live online

In the event of a new coronavirus outbreak, Canonical today announced that it is withdrawing from the WSLConf conference scheduled for this month and replacing it with live online. WSLConf is the first Linux-related conference hosted by Microsoft, and Canonical is a “special sponsor” of WSLConf, after all, Ubuntu is the oldest Linux distribution with Microsoft and is the most popular version of WSL.

The outbreak was affected by the change of WSLConf, co-hosted by Microsoft and Canonical, to live online

“Since switching to online activity, the number of registered attendees has more than doubled,” Canonical said. While this conversion is a shame, we are pleased to be able to open our first WSL meeting free of charge to a global audience free of charge. “

WSLConf is the first Linux-related conference hosted by Microsoft to discuss the latest developments in the platform and the integration of WSL with some IDEs such as Visual Studio and JetBrains.

WSLConf includes the following topics:

Build, test, and deploy with Kubernetes on WSL

Speed up IoT development with WSL

The latest news from the WSL and Windows Terminal teams

Demonstration of WSL integration with Visual Studio and JetBrains IDE

Technology for WSL2-based Docker desktopins

Question and answer with WSL chief developer Ben Hillis

How to secure WSL deployments in an enterprise environment

The use of WSL by UNIX system administrators