Take Command and TCC v22 Tab Completion

Take Command and TCC introduced new tab completion syntax in version 22. Many of the internal TCC commands now have a default tab completion that automatically returns the appropriate arguments for the command name, preceding options, and position on the command line. In additional to filenames and directories, version 22 supports three new [...]

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Windows Console Replacements Part 2 – Take Command and Console (aka Console2)

Today we're looking at Console (sometimes called Console2), a Windows console replacement. Console is written by Marko Bozikovic, and the latest version (2.0) has been in [...]

Windows Console Replacements Part 0 – Take Command and the Windows Console

(I've received several emails over the past week pointing out that I neglected to start this console replacement series by comparing Take Command with the standard Windows [...]

Windows Console Replacements Part 1 – Take Command and Mintty

Windows runs command line applications (such as CMD, PowerShell, and TCC) in a character-mode window called the Windows Console. Unfortunately, the Windows console has always [...]

Windows 8 Consumer Preview, CMD, and Take Command

I downloaded and have been experimenting with the Windows 8 consumer preview for the last couple of days, and I'm glad (relieved?) to say I haven't found any problems with [...]

Take Command x64 (Don’t run 32-bit command processors in Windows x64!)

Take Command has been available in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions since Take Command v11.0. But we've noticed that a lot of you are still using the 32-bit version of Take [...]

New jpsoft.com website

If you have visited https://jpsoft.com in the last few days, you've probably noticed we've redone our web site. The previous version was all html+css, and it was getting [...]

The VIEW from the Other Side

(Today's guest blogger is Charles Prineas, the creater of The V File Viewer.) I started writing The V File Viewer in July 1996, and after several months of beta testing, it [...]

Return of the Script Kiddies

For the last few months, the JP Software web site (https://jpsoft.com) has been coming under increasing daily attack from a variety of inept hacker wannabes. Primarily [...]

Happy New Year!

The JP Software family would like to extend our best wishes for a great 2012 to all of our users! We've got some great things in the queue that we're planning to release [...]

JP Software Forums Updated to XenForo

This month, I've made some major changes to the JP Software support forums, the overall server perfomance (forums, web site, and blog), and the server security. I'll talk [...]