This video looks at the Open Command Line extension. It's a simple tool that opens a command line at the solution, project or folder level in the Visual Studio Solution Explore. It supports many console types, like cmd.exe and PowerShell.
- [Instructor] You have to love…the extensibility of Visual Studio.…It's easy to write an extension…that plugs into the IDE.…There is a giant library of useful extensions…that enhance the features of Visual Studio.…I'll explore some of my favorite extensions…throughout this course.…In this movie, I'll look at the open command line extension.…Here's how to install it in your copy of Visual Studio.…Open the online section…of the extensions and updates dialog,…then search for open command.…
This is the extension that you want.…I have already installed it on my copy of Visual Studio.…If you don't have it installed,…click the download button,…follow the instructions,…restart Visual Studio.…It's a simple tool that opens a command line…at the root of our project, or elsewhere.…It supports all the console types,…like command, PowerShell and batch,…and it's simple to use.…Right click on a project, like this consoleapp.…Choose this new menu item, Open Command Line,…and you'll see I have three choices.…
Default,…Developer Command Prompt,…
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