The Add Reference Dialog is the Wrong Scenario

There’s been complaints, in some for or another, about the Visual Studio Add Reference dialog since it’s creation.  Some are very well founded.  Defaulting to the .NET tab then spending many seconds high-jacking the UI while it loads the list is not a good experience.  VS 2010 takes a step forward and puts the work to enumerate the assemblies on a background thread and changes the default tab. But, there’s still complaints about the dialog and the .NET tab.  Some complain that assemblies aren’t added in alphabetical order so it’s difficult to do anything until the list is entirely loaded.  … Continue reading The Add Reference Dialog is the Wrong Scenario