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by Michael E. Gerber The E-Myth (Revisited)

Archive for April, 2011

Visual Studio 2010: Obsidian Theme

Obsidian for Notepad++ is a great theme, no doubt. I normally use a custom theme based on this site’s colors, but for once I’m actually drawn away and into the world of Obsidian.

Here’s Obsidian at work in Notepad++ (well, with my typical font adjustment obviously):

I accidentally stumbled across a Visual Studio 2008 theme based on Obsidian and was immediately hooked. I downloaded and applied right away. I noticed, however, that really anything outside a standard code window looked awful and mostly unusable. So I rectified the situation – I adapted the Obsidian VS2008 port into a VS2010 theme!

This one is complete with syntax colorization through the web layers as well as the code. Here’s a quick shot:

Download the Obsidian theme for Visual Studio 2010

Goosh!

Wow… Just… wow! Check out the face of a killer command prompt looks like on the web.

Google is so much nicer in CLI mode!

http://www.goosh.org

Bonus: For an added treat, here are the commands for you to make your Goosh command prompt look awesome – Obsidian style!


set style.bg #293134
set style.fg #E0E2E4
set style.hl #EC7600
set style.sh #E8E2B7
set style.link #93C763
set style.vlink #678CB1

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