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I’ve had the displeasure of this experience many, many times.
Unfortunately, here come the fanboys to defend it
I also have some anecdotal experiences I'd like to share as general facts.
pleuph6944dThere is no such thing as a perfect IDE. I too have spent entire days damning VS to hell, but in daily use it does it's job well. And there is no getting around the fact that if you want to do serious business, you use .Net, and if you use .Net, you use Visual Studio.
So just embrace it.
Are you using VS 2013? 2019 is the Best IDE you can find.
Day 1, install Visual Studio
. . .
Day 27, install Visual Studio
Day 28, Code !
LuxARTS12424dI agree with you. Looks nice, clean interface, lot of tools and it has a big potential but make an IDE with Electron wasn't a wise choice from Microsoft.
Day 30, Update for Visual Studio comes out..
Day 31, Find workaround for update induced bug in Visual Studio..
Day 32, Windows update comes out, breaks Visual Studio..
Day 33, Fix Windows update issue..
Day 34, Hotfix for Visual Studio comes out, fixes bug, breaks something else..
Visual Studio sucks stinky donkey balls. VS Code, on the other hand...
PaperBag8824dMy friend woke up one day to find that basically everything in visual studio stopped working for him, including syntax highlighting and code completion.
And get this: even uninstalling and reinstalling didn't fix it. He tried deleting cache folders, got nothing. Could'nt find anything on Google either. The problem remains unsolved to this day.
Brolls36904dIt’s been mostly stable for ages now, but it still shits itself more than is proper, if you can justify the cost, JetBrains’ Rider is just pure love.
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