Upgrading to VS2010 from VS2005
Posted on 2010-11-21
Hi, I currently use VS2005 mostly for "Windows Forms" type development and have used some of the free 2008 tools like VB2008, etc. I'm looking at upgrading to the VS2010 "Standard" Suite ($299), because I don't need a 1 year, $300 membership to MSDN.
I know that VS2010 has huge improvements over VS2005, but one thing that lacked tremendously in VS2005 and in VS2008 was the Report Writer. Report Writer was as miserable of a tool as anyone could imagine. My question is simple: Has VS2010 improved Report Writer in any way?
If there is anything else that you'd like to add about improvements over prior versions that have really made your development experience more productive, please share?