Take Command

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Take Command / TCC scripting language lexer for Scintilla

We have been using the Scintilla editor in Take Command and TCC for several years (for the IDE / batch debugger edit window, the Take Command Command Input [...]

Does VIEW spell the end for LIST?

In my last post I talked about the need to replace LIST in Take Command v13. (So that I could implement even a fraction of the new feature requests that had [...]

It’s the end of TCC file viewing as we know it …

The JP Software command line interpreters have had a text / hex file viewer all the way back to the early days of 4DOS. The internal LIST command was [...]

You don’t always want what you get!

Back in the early 1990's, JP Software was selling 4DOS (a replacement for the DOS & Windows 3.1 command processor COMMAND.COM), 4OS2 (a replacement for the [...]

Take Command Web Help

JP Software has just launched a completely revamped web help (an Internet-based help system at https://jpsoft.com/help/ that is accessed from your browser). [...]