Windows could be the best choice as a development environment because it can be used to develop for most popular platforms.
Visual Studio 2022 is 64-bit for improved performance and scalability, and it brings enhancements that could improve developer productivity.
Visual Studio 2022 will bring developers performance, scalability, usability, and productivity improvements, including more GitHub integration.
Visual Basic is essentially deprecated but is supported with .NET 5.0, and C# 9.0 and F# 5.0 are generally available.
The Visual Studio 2019 support policy gives customers more time to upgrade to minor updates.
Screen shot of Visual Studio 2019 integrated development environment.
Visual Studio 2019 and Visual Studio for Mac 2019 became generally available in Apr. 2019 bringing dozens of minor enhancements.
Visual Studio 2019 and Azure DevOps Server 2019 (formerly Team Foundation Server) are generally available