Windows

Introduction

As a web developer, you often set your JavaScript files to open with a text editor instead of being executed. As a result, such files open for code reading and editing do not pose any security threat.

However, the operating system still thinks that JavaScript files are run when double clicked and tries to protect you from...


Steps

Having colored text in the command line is a great help for spotting error or success messages. Unfortunately, those of us developing under Windows do not have this feature by default. Here’s how to enable it.

  1. Download ANSICON from: https://github.com/adoxa/ansicon
  2. Extract the proper files (Depending on if you have a 32 or 64...