- You can strong name your assemblies, but you'll get a runtime exception if you do it the way you're used to, in the AssemblyInfo file. Instead you must use a linker switch.
- Visual Studio won't automatically rename and copy an app.config file for you. You have to write a custom build event.
- IntelliSense is brittle and feeble, like C# was in VS 2002. It's comforting that the C++ Team plans to re-architect this feature in the next big release.
Perhaps my hordes of readers would like to post their own favorite glitches.
C++ fans are fond of sports car metaphores, and it's certainly not always built for comfort!