How to setup your mac for bioinformatics
You need to do a few things to actually download and run genomic data analysis software certain software on your Mac. Presumably this will be the same for the Linux Subsystem for Windows that is now offered with Windows 10 - but maybe not. Honestly I try to avoid Windows if at all possible.
Note that information preceded by # (hashtag) is not code - it is just information/documentation. The dollar sign ($) is simply the bash prompt that you see in the Terminal window - the stuff after the $ is the command you want to enter.