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Monthly Archives: December 2011

DOS HERE and opening a command prompt in Windows 7

In Windows XP, Microsoft released PowerToys with a DOSHERE tool that allowed you to open a command prompt in the current window you had open. In Windows 7, you can hold down the shift key while right clicking a folder to get the same functionality… Cool! Thanks to windows7hacker for the tip!

Productivity Power Tools by Microsoft

Microsoft has a plug-in for Visual Studio that adds a lot of nice little features that I never realized I needed… like triple clicking to select a whole line.

Cyclomatic Complexity

I was introduced to Cyclomatic Complexity at Eric Rimbley’s course at Construx; I was facinated with the topic and found a tool that works with Visual Studio 2010 that gathers this metric: