Category: tools

Using newer version of npm on Windows

Want to be able to use the newest version of npm instead of the version packaged with node.js¬†on Windows? First make sure you have node installed. As of this post v5.1.0 has been released and it comes with npm v3.3.12, but npm is up to v3.4.1 on pre-release. To get the bleeding edge features install […]


How to open Visual Studio Code from git bash in Windows

I wanted to be able to open Visual Studio Code from my current folder while in git bash on Windows. I tried a couple different methods which included calling Update.exe, which is what my VS Code shortcut calls. It looks like this

But I was having issues passing the options I wanted to this […]


Open Visual Studio solution from Git Bash

Update (2018/03/10) I’ve been using Visual Studio Preview¬†recently and my original solution no longer works with my workflow. Instead I’ve created another function and change from using the magic start command to the devenv.exe that comes with Visual Studio. Below is what I now have in my .bashrc.

For those not great at shell […]