Cmder and Visual Studio 2013 (Developer Command Prompt)

I am a regular user of Cmder, a very nice command line emulator for Windows. Cmder is internally using ConEmu for the command prompt emulation and has a very beautiful Monokai color scheme.

Since Cmder uses ConEmu internally, we can setup custom Tasks (like loading PowerShell and Visual Studio developer command prompt) for adding additional functionality to the command shell. The below is the my Task setup for loading Visual Studio 2013 Developer command prompt from inside Cmder:

* > cmd.exe /k ""%VS120COMNTOOLS%VsDevCmd.bat"   & "%CMDER_ROOT%\vendor\init.bat"" -new_console:d:D:\

Or add the following entry in the ConEmu.xml (under config folder)

<key name="Task3" modified="2014-08-10 20:44:11" build="131215">
    <value name="Name" type="string" data="{VSCmd}"/>
        <!-- HotKey is Alt + Ctl + V -->
    <value name="Hotkey" type="dword" data="00111256"/>
    <value name="GuiArgs" type="string" data=""/>
    <value name="Cmd1" type="string" data="* > cmd.exe /k ""%VS120COMNTOOLS%VsDevCmd.bat"   & "%CMDER_ROOT%\vendor\init.bat"" -new_console:d:D:\"/>
    <value name="Active" type="dword" data="00000000"/>
    <value name="Count" type="dword" data="00000001"/>
</key>
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