Hope this is the right forum to post this, hard to tell with over 300+ forums to select from.
I've finally pinpointed what is seriously lacking in Microsoft's documentation including online MSDN resources:
1. It's "why". That question is never answered, "Why do I want to user this property or method?" Provide a meaningful context of why any particular property or method or class is used and/or available for use. Typical usage.
2. Context tree on sample code that would provide a means to narrow down or back up thru what the sample is trying to accomplish.
3. Understand my source context when I hit the F1 help key -- when I hit the F1 key in VS 2008 it knows I'm working on a Windows Forms project in VB using .NET 3.5, but I'll get endless listing of C#, Java, ASP.NET, etc. etc. after wading thru the junk I don't need I might get a hint of what I actually want.
4. Community Content is almost ALWAYS empty, yet I know I see many related posts on MSDN forums, why are this not linked in?
Often makes me wonder if Microsoft really does want to encourage software development for their OS/platforms.
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