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  1. Allow the HTTP header named Range to be used in class Microsoft.VisualStudio.TestTools.WebTesting.WebTestRequest

    When I try to use the HTTP header named Range in class Microsoft.VisualStudio.TestTools.WebTesting.WebTestRequest, the Visual Studio debugger output prints the following text:

    WebLoadTestAdapter: Disallowed request header ignored: Range

    How do I use Visual Studio's web/load testing framework to test web services that make use of HTTP Range headers?

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      1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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.

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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 →
                      • Enable Smart Unit Tests to generate tests for VB.NET projects

                        In VS2015 Preview, Smart Unit Tests does not support generating tests for VB.NET projects. Please extend this feature to enable generating tests for VB.NET projects.

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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

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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”

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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.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Provide integrated JavaScript debugging in Firefox and Google Chrome browsers

                                    Currently, integrated JavaScript debugging with Visual Studio is only possible with Internet Explorer. Even though you can do a bit of JavaScript debugging with external tools in Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, the experience for debugging is not nearly as good as the integrated JavaScript debugging experience available with Internet Explorer. However, JavaScript errors often cause the IE browser to crash, thus making it very difficult to provide a great JavaScript debugging experience with Visual Studio. Therefore, Microsoft should provide integrated Visual Studio debugging experiences with Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome as they are the most popular alternative browsers in…

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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

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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

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                                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Change Update Service Reference to a Background Process

                                          With large web services, updating the Service Reference sometimes takes 10-15 minutes. This would be perfect to complete in a background process, so one could continue working in the IDE.

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