6. Install cURL for Windows


cURL for Windows is a command line tool and library for transferring data and downloading software using URL syntax.

This tool will be used to download the Vagrant script file that you will use to install the bulk of the edX environment.

The homepage for Confused by Code is here: http://www.confusedbycode.com/

We will use version curl-7.40.0-win64.

You can find the curl version you need for 64-bit Windows here:

Installing cURL

  1. Run the downloaded installer.
  2. Follow the prompts.
  3. Once installed, reboot your computer.