Going Faster Tip #6

Use tools for other purposes than they are intended for. For example operating on large number of files can be a challenge is C#. Tools like Ant, NAnt, Rake are designed for this purpose.

Going Faster Tip #3

In Windows, type the first part of the previous command and then hit F8. The shell will perform a backward search through previous commands that match the first part of what you’ve just typed.