If you are on 64 bit Windows the best bet is to install WSL. Windows subsystem for Linux. It's in the Windows shop app.
This gives you an Ubuntu shell window without needing to install Linux in a virtual machine.
Once you are in the shell - do the
apt-get to install the build tools as per the Linux instructions. Then you can just a
make and build the Linux version of espruino, which you can then run with
In your ide, you can then connect to
localhost:2323 to connect to this install running in Linux on top of Windows.