If you use Windows and a large monitor WinSplit Revolution
is a handy tool. It easily allows tiling of windows using the ctrl + alt + number cobination. It uses the fact the number pad is of somewhat similar shape to a screen. You can find more at the programs website
. This reminds me of using nvidia grid lines but it is far more user friendly. It is not as powerful as some tile based X11 window managers such as wmii
. Then again it is not a window manager.