Inspired by Wictor Wilén yearly blog series I try to summarize my year – last year I wanted to write one but I did not gather enough stuff to fill a page – lets try it again: Wow, 2013 was an interesting year and the time has come for my annual blog post to sum up the year that soon has passed us and looking a bit into the crystal ball for the next one.
Almost weekly there is a new tool that you can install with the very awesome chocolatey. In the case you have not heard about chocolatey, its a package manager for Windows similar to apt-get for linux – in other words: You can install tools/software with 1 line of Powershell.
I mentioned Chocolatey and Powershell quite often in the last time, today I created two little helpers and uploaded them to the chocolatey gallery. The two super-awesome (and simple) packages called SharePoint.HiveShortcut.Desktop and SharePoint.HiveShortCut.Explorer – and the name indicates it, they create shortcuts to the hive folder. I could just upload the two lines of powershell on this blog, but I totally like the Chocolatey approach – makes it easy for everyone.