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  1. Not a foot back - continue development with managed code (WPF).

    I'm ASP.NET developer and have no problems with performance working in VS2010. C++ zealots are wrong - .NET developers want to have clean, elegant and extensible IDE.

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      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Provide ability to store UML Models in a centralized database

      Provide the ability to store all UML Models/Diagrams for a project in a central repository such as a SQL Server database in a manner similar to Rational Rose or Enterprise Architect so that you can easily gain insight into all the requirements of a project without having to individually look at each and every single Visual Studio project or solution to review a unified model of the system.

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        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add a component to visual studio to measure quality metrics of the project

        Quality measure like DDE (Defect Detection Efficiency) , DRE ( Defect Removal efficiency) , MQU ( Managing Quality Upstream), DL ( Defect Leakage) are fast becoming most prominently used metrics to measure the quality of the project and how it has fared. These metrics calculations are done manually making it very cumbersome. The idea is to develop a tool that report these metrics directly given a project and areapath.

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          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Provide a Way to Create View,Controller and other Methods at one click from Model

          My ideal is to provide a way to combine different features of MVC at one click
          Currently MVC have a View creator wizard,A Controller Creator wizard
          So do provide a wizard like view creator that can create controller as well and can access to database as well in a single click .
          The idea is to create a way which will help developer to do no coding.
          means all code regarding accessing of data from DB should also get created.means a view to DB flow should get created at single click
          example
          i want to Create student table so i…

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            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Perform Load/Performance Test in parallel with CodedUI Hand Written tests

            I had written a CodedUI hand script. When i run this codedUI test, i just want to perform load/performance tests too for all the requests in this scenario(using hand scripts).
            I mean in WebtestCoded itself i will call CodedUI test.
            Why don't i perform loadtest using my own scripts?

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              0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Export UML diagrams as PNG

              When working with UML diagrams in VS2010 Ultimate (class diagrams, sequence digrams, etc), it will be nice if there's an "Export as PNG" or "Export as PDF" so the diagrams can be easily shared outside of Visual Studio.

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                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add/Remove custom column in Pending Changes panel (in Team Foundation Server)

                It would be a very useful feature to customize the Pending Changes panel in TFS

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                  1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Globally Define Computers and Counter Sets to Monitor

                  I want this feature to added for Load testing in VS ultimate. In load test run settings we define web and DB servers to be monitored. As our environment change everytime, I wanted something managable way to define computers names, so we can modify them from single point. We don't have to go in each load test and modify computers name. I want to define somewhere in config or glabal file and access those values as property in Run settings.

                  7 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • set the r-clicked attachment as selected in TFS workitem

                    Have multiple attachments to the defect
                    Click on, say, the last attachment
                    Move the mouse pointer on the first one and r-click on it (still with the last attachment being the selected one)
                    Choose Save As Local Copy
                    Actual Results: The selected file gets saved.
                    Expected Results: The file on which the mouse was r-clicked needs to be selected and saved. See attachment for details.

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                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Increase the number of transactions automatically added to the transaction response time graph

                      Currently when running a load test with over 50 transactions, the graph "Transaction Response Time" only adds the first 50 transactions. This creates issues when running large tests, since you would need to manually add the additional transactions manually.

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                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add a search capability inside QuickWatch

                        I need to be able search inside the variables that inside the QuickWatch

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                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Make Dependency Matrix View available in Visual Studio 2013

                          In Visual Studio 2010 there was an option to switch from graph view to matrix view in an dependency graph. This feature has disappeared from 2013. Please make it back.

                          See http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee842620%28v=vs.100%29.aspx for details

                          7 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Visual Studio can have “Go Offline” option besides “Go Online”

                            TFS consumes a lot of memory usually. Therefore, using Visual Studio to connect to TFS makes CPU 100%. When I make it offline , everything is working properly. I hope Visual Studio can have “Go Offline” option besides “Go Online”

                            7 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • support SQL Server Extended Events in load tests

                              SQL Tracing has been marked for deprecation in a future release of SQL Server.

                              Extended Events is the replacement functionality for profiling in SQL Server (and has been available since SQL Server 2008) however load testing in Visual Studio Ultimate only integrates with SQL Tracing

                              It should integrate with Extended Events now so that the ability to capture SQL performance data within a load test is not lost when upgrading to a future version of SQL Server where SQL tracing has been deprecated.

                              7 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Allow a blank "default namespace", e.g., for unit test projects

                                It makes sense to force a default namespace for library projects, but not unit test projects.

                                Structuring unit tests is currently a developing area. There are already several approaches that are cleaner without namespaces, e.g.: http://haacked.com/archive/2012/01/02/structuring-unit-tests.aspx

                                7 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • It will be useful if Coded UI test can report system memory usage

                                  Hi there

                                  It will be very helpful if there is an option to monitor and report system memory usage using Coded UI test. At the moment it is not possible while testing a win 32 application

                                  Thanks

                                  7 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Update the Microsoft Visual Studio Learning Pack 2.0,because the function of "Visual Programming Flow Chart" is fairly useful in my job.

                                    Update the Microsoft Visual Studio Learning Pack 2.0,because the function of "Visual Programming Flow Chart" is fairly useful in our job.

                                    We really like this Add in. Thanks.

                                    ajian 2014.2.22

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                                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Bundle Load and Web performance testing as part of Test Professional

                                      Make load and web performance testing more available to the tester market

                                      7 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • HTML report for web performance test

                                        We use web performance scripts to create a automation test for HTTP URLs. We want to share the result with rest of the team who don't have Visual Studio installed. When the test is run the result is stored in trx file normally. Unless you open the trx file in Visual Studio, there is no way get a comprehensive report. The trx file only contains result overview when opened as xml.

                                        I would like to have a feature for exporting the entire test result to HTML or Excel where I should be able to find the HTTP requests passed/failed and…

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                                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add facility to update codemap manually and/or automatically following code changes and rebuilds.

                                          I use codemap quite heavily while I am refactoring legacy code. I frequently find myself wishing there was a way to keep a codemap that I've created up to date with the actual codebase as I progress. I know that there are valid reasons why one might want to be able to create codemaps as "snapshots" in time of a codebase. But I think it would also be valuable and convenient to be able to have the option to "resync" an existing codemap with the current state of the codebase as well.

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