Tools required and the links to install, you can skip those tools that you have installed. The links below should work for windows, mac(m1 and x64), and Linux.
- visual studio code (text editor) and rust-analyzer (vscode plugin)
- git (version control tool)
- rust and cargo (programming language for Solana program (smart contract) )
- anchor (programming framework to simplify development of Solana program)
- GitHub desktop (optional) (GUI to use git and link with github)