If you are a keyboard kinda person, you’ll probably prefer to use a shortcut key rather than always clicking on a menu item. Visual Studio has so many shortcut keys that sometimes they are difficult to remember.
The start page for Visual Studio 2005 shows only the last 8 projects by default. How that is supposed to make sense is beyond me. The Recent Files and Recent Projects list on the File menu are also extremely limited.
The start page for Visual Studio 2003 shows only the last 4 projects by default. How that is supposed to make sense is beyond me. The Recent Files and Recent Projects list on the File menu are also extremely limited.
Visual Studio 2005 includes a great feature that they call Incremental Search, but I like to call “find as you type”, because that’s really what it does.
Visual Studio 2005 has a new feature that lets you automatically save your projects and recover them when the IDE crashes. If you’ve done a lot of programming in Visual Studio, you’ll know that it tends to crash at just the wrong time.
The Ubuntu default desktop uses the Gnome window manager, which can be a difficult transition for Windows users. The KDE desktop would be a lot more familiar to Windows users, as KDE has something comparable to the start menu.
If you are a PocoMail user, you may be irritated by the blinking tray icon that shows up even when there are no new messages in your inbox.