Microsoft dropped the news at Build 2016. BASH will be finally arriving on windows.
"This is not a VM. This is not cross-compiled tools. This is native." -Microsoft's Kevin Gallo
I have seen many posts on this forum regarding which laptop to buy and most of the answers suggesting MAC. Considering how expensive mac systems are, this is great news for those who own a windows laptop and still be able to take advantage of powerful shell. Great news for developers overall !