@AndyC: The solution would be to allow users to create folder tiles in the Start Screen, as they are convenient, but do not provide an API that installers can use.
wkempf beat me to it.
Loading User Information from Channel 9
Something went wrong getting user information from Channel 9
Loading User Information from MSDN
Something went wrong getting user information from MSDN
Loading Visual Studio Achievements
Something went wrong getting the Visual Studio Achievements
@Richard.Hein: It did look good. Not as good as "m", which was minimalism at its finest, but good nonetheless. And the meta-meta-arg-arg macros were just awesome.
My point was that everybody I know - me included - just hated moving to a Windows based editor in the VC++ era; the most recurring comments were that "toolbars are for wimps" and "how do I turn it blue?"
History repeats itself, which is why I'm not paying attention. Much as I might dislike the new UI I know that it will eventually just blend in the background as I focus on what pays my bills.