Use ADB and Fastboot commands with no extensive setup
I know plenty of us are hardcore phone hackers who actually enjoy installing the Android SDK and tinkering with the command console. I also know that there are even more people who just need to push a file or use Fastboot every now and then and don't want to mess with installing the SDK and monkeying around with the system PATH or files. If you're part of the latter group, you're going to love this.
AC forums Ambassador wizzrah has built an awesome little Windows (XP, 7, 8 or 8.1) app that does all the heavy lifting for you. Install the drivers for your phone, download and unzip the ADB Console by wizzrah app, and click the executable. Now you have a place to type all those ADB commands you see written everywhere, and a much better chance of things that "just work."
To make this even better, the entire kit is open-source and ready to embed into your Windows application. Huzzah!
What are you waiting for? Jump into the forums and have a look at this one!