Something I've only just discovered the usefulness of is code templates in Netbeans. I always used to have autocomplete set up in Outlook for common phrases like "if you have any queries, please get in touch", and saved a lot of typing.
3 Aug 2011
There are so many useful shortcuts in most pieces of software, and you can usually customise them as well. When developing, I use Netbeans IDE, and it has a lot of good stuff, that I wish I'd known about a lot earlier. Here are some that I use all the time: