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I know the windows command prompt is legacy, but it really deserves an upgrade. In all cases I avoid it like the a plague and that is just a shame. Take a look at Hyper by Guillermo Rauch, it is configurable, supports multiple windows and minimalist.. It easily could do more, but suffice to say it works better than ComEMU (which I used for a long time but is too complex) and the standard console.

Consoles are for developers, so give them the tools they need. I run multiple consoles in development environments, running servers and logs while the others serve to compile or just sit in directories I am working in.

Guillermo is on the right track, implementing plug-ins and making it more fun with power prompts and theming.,

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    Alan Osman shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We’re a small team (3 devs) and are working full-time on improving the Console (terminal) UX, as well as Windows’ command-line plumbing itself.

    While we can’t ship UX improvements weekly, we do ship several improvements in each major Win10 release.

    We don’t have the luxury of building and shipping a terminal written in javascript – we have MUCH tighter performance, memory, disk, etc. footprint limitations to work within in order to satisfy our many customers.

    If Hyper works for you, use it with our blessing – we love Gillermo’s work. If Maximus5’s ConEmu works for you, please use it – we love Max’s work too!

    In the meantime, we’ll continue to work on overhauling this > 30 year old code-base and adding essential new features and capabilities.

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