Windows Console Replacements, Part 6 – Take Command and ConEmu

Today we're looking at ConEmu (aka ConEmu-Maximus5), the last of the Windows console replacements that I've been able to find). ConEmu is an open source [...]

Windows Console Replacements, Part 5 – Take Command and ColorConsole

After the last post, I found two more Windows console replacements: ColorConsole and ConEmu. So before I go on to the Linux consoles, let's see if [...]

Window Console Replacements Part 4- Take Command and PowerCmd

Today we're looking at PowerCmd, another Windows console replacement. It is available at The most recent version is from May [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Take Command Web Help

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

Windows command line, tabbed windows, and JP Software (part IV)

In my last post I talked about the some of the strategies I tried for displaying console windows in a GUI window during the Take Command 9 design and [...]