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Microsoft has tweaked the Word web app it offers with its SkyDrive cloud storage service, adding developer-friendly tools and the ability to work with JavaScript, CSS and HTML and other code files. The Word web app is an in-browser version of Microsoft's famous word processor and has been a feature of the service since early …

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" Microsoft's at pains to point out the enhanced web app is not going to cut it for serious development chores, but does deem it suitable for personal projects... "

Microsoft: We built an Empire on "Eh, good enough."

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Except VS is one of the best development tools out there. It sure makes Eclipse look embarrassing.

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Does it come with indistinguishable open and save icons too?

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With or without..

Colours?

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Don't forget THE POINTLESSLY SHOUTY MENUS.

Actually I found you can switch that off. For Visual Studio 2012, go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\11.0\General in Regedit and add a new DWORD value called SuppressUppercaseConversion with a value of 1. In VS 2013 it should be at HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\12.0\General. Or there's a few all caps menu option extensions you can install. Once it's been tamed a bit I find VS 2012 is actually quite good.

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Re: With or without..

Someone get this person a beer....no wait...TWO beers! And not the tiny ones either! Make em REEEEEAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLY big!

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