As a Senior Software Engineer, I'm always looking for ways to refine my skills and optimize my workflow. This weekend, I experimented with integrating ChatGPT-4 into my developer toolkit alongside GitHub Copilot, which I've been using for several months. The goal? To see if these AI-powered tools could help me complete a side project more quickly.
As a developer, I often want to test my code on Windows, but don't have a Windows box handy. This tutorial demonstrates how to use Infrastructure as Code (IaC) to make provisioning Windows test instances easier. In this post, I also provide a working Packer template and Terraform configuration to deploy your own Windows test instance, as well as instructions for mounting a local folder over RDP.