Last month I created a post referring to Microsoft's new design changes for the next Visual Studio. The reaction from most people here, and a sentiment I also share, was that the ALL CAPS menus had to go.

Well Microsoft has thought it over and decided styling Visual Studio to in some ways fit in better with the metro look is more important than our opinions. Read more here:

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/visualstudio/archive/2012/06/05/a-design-with-all-caps.aspx

My take: Visual Studio should be a friggin' IDE meant for programming ease and comfort. But I guess Microsoft sees it differently. They use updates to Visual Studio is to herd developers in the direction Microsoft wants them to follow i.e. Metro apps on the Microsoft app store.