Sunday, September 04, 2005

Extending the Windows shell to explore JAR files

I started using TortoiseCVS on the advice of a customer. TortoiseCVS extends the Windows UI shell to add CVS functionality as right mouse click menu options - really useful!

I have been looking for similar Windows shell extentions for adding explore Java JAR file options. The best that I have found is Raphaƫl Mounier's ICEOWS package. I used to change a JAR file's extension to .zip, explore, then change it back - a waste of time.

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