From the first moment you open Visual Studio .NET, you'll be surprised at the vast number of changes from previous versions. This hour, you became familiar with some of these major new enhancements. With a completely redesigned user interface, you'll see how these changes will increase your ability to get the job done quicker than before. However, if you don't like these new changes, turning them off is a trivial matter. In addition to the regular application types present in older versions of Visual Studio, you learned about the new applications that are now possible by combining C++ with the .NET Framework. Microsoft has added several other features besides the ones discussed in this hour. You will find them as you continue to use the IDE. At this point, you should have a general idea of how the IDE is laid out and how to work with projects.