Saturday 3 August 2019

The Terrible Visual Studio 2019 New Project Dialog

Gahhhh! Why do Microsoft make changes that nobody asks for and nobody wants? A couple of years ago they suddenly put all the Visual Studio menus in capital letters (they undid that change after mass protests). Now in Visual Studio 2019, they've replaced a perfectly neat and functional New Project dialog with a sprawling, disorderly mess. I hope, oh how I hope, that this dialog will soon go the way of the capital-letter menus. In the meantime, if you can't work your way around it, I've just written this short guide on the Bitwise Books web site: