I'm a sucker for shortcuts - there I said it :) So what is more obvious then setup shortcuts to deploy and retract WSP package with in Visual Studio.
For setting shortcuts in Visual Studio
Go to Tools -> Options -> in the left menu select "Keyboard"
Write "Build.DeploySelection" in the "Show commands containing:"
In the "Press shortcut keys:" press the shortcuts you wish to use. I used Ctrl+Shitf+Alt+B and D - WSPBuilder style!
For retracting the WSP package: