Developing on Windows has always been a challenge when it comes to the command line. I know powershell can do a lot, but I honestly can’t be bothered with it, especially considering I don’t work with .NET, and the regular cmd line is lacking in features to say the least.
In my quest to find a decent alternative that is not full blown cygwin, deep within the bowels of Stack Overflow I found a link to a website called MobaXterm. Pretty crummy name , but I liked the features list, it has a tiny cygwin wrapper (16.5 MB instead of 2GB +) and it was free. Maybe it could do what I’ve been looking for in terms of terminal emulation, specifically features like: