The difficulty of getting a local development environment set up on an existing project (coming in as a new employee/contractor or as a contributor to something open source) is so extreme in most cases I see. This just can't be how things are done anymore.
Somebody needs to make an open source `stadia for software dev` before microsoft does and everybody inexplicably treats the closed source iteration of it as an open-source-friendly standard.
The following was posted on 5/7/2020 as a reply to the parent post:
Wish I wasn't right about this but here we goooooooooo 😔