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I'll second the suggestion to use WSL - I do cross-platform (Linux/Windows) C++ development & use a Windows 10 laptop with a WSL Ubuntu 18.04 installation, and I wouldn't want to work any other way. I use Ubuntu bash as my main shell. I can invoke both Windows and Linux executables from that shell. I use Visual Studio Code as my editor, and can either interact with Windows tools, or Linux ones if I use the Remote-WSL extension.
If you use WSL1, you're using the Windows kernel through a translation layer, while WSL2 uses a lightweight VM with a Linux kernel - oh, and you can switch between WSL1 and 2 at will... In either case, your userspace experience should be pretty much the same...
Java, Basic, who cares - it's all a bunch of tree-hugging hippy cr*p
Ugh! I will keep your suggestion on the back burner, but quite frankly, I will lie if I tell you I understood every word you wrote. Note: The problem is my comprehension, not your suggestion! I just have to read your posting a few more times.
And: I have already downloaded the iso for Ubuntu (version 19 something). So I am ready to go the Ubuntu route if needed.
Try to take a look at this book "Assembly Language for x86 Processors", http://kipirvine.com/asm/ that is Windows and Visual Studio based textbook. Although it titled as x86 (32-bit) because of its history reason, it actually gives 64-bit assembly description almost at each chapter end. You also can find author's x64 libraries and practice 64-bit programming with VS. I am teaching ASM with this book for years and think it really a nice learning environment there.
I started a long time ago with 8048, 8080, TMS9900 and even DSP assembler.
Few years ago, I was doing signal processing for telecommunications. To optimize a major function I used assembly langage with SSE instructions.
My tools were :
- PellesC IDE (C, assembly)
- the Intel documentation
That was for x86 (32-bits) ; the C code could include assembly instructions.
The debugger can step through C or assembly code with access to the internal registers.
For AMD64, the assembly code must be handled separately ; that is a good choice.