Windows Batch Debugging in Take Command / TCC v25

One of our primary aims in version 25 was to enhance the batch debugger / IDE. We implemented nearly all of the IDE feature requests in the Suggestions Forum, as well as many of our own ideas, including: The Command Expansion window will show the original command line, the command line after alias expansion, and the command line after variable [...]

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Windows Console Replacements Part 3 – Take Command and PromptPal

Today we're looking at PromptPal, another Windows console replacement. PromptPal is from Technology Lighthouse, and though PromptPal is still for sale at their website, it is [...]

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 [...]