I have used IswitchB for a number of years, but in version 24 of Emacs, it has been removed. My muscle memory is finding the transition to Icomplete or Ido difficult.
I know that it's possible, at least for now, to download
iswitchb separately and get it to work with Emacs 24. But before I do that: why was
iswitchb removed from Emacs? Will I be doing myself a disservice if I continue to use