VS Minimalism

I’ve been trying to become more and more minimalist with my use of panels and toolbars lately. I realized I do almost everything with the keyboard and the few things I can’t do are in the main menu somewhere anyway. I never use those toolbars and they just add a lot of clutter. There’s also a host of other panels I never use (especially the TFS panels, which I hate). I do have an Expression Dark theme applied but I’m still decided whether or not I like it.


  • No toolbars
  • No main menu
  • No Solution Explorer (Solution Navigator instead)
  • No Toolbox or Document Outline
  • No left panels
  • TestDriven.NET
  • No Resharper



Author: justinmchase

I'm a Software Developer from Minnesota.

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