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  1. Generate Web Performance Test Result in readable format (word, text) that make the documentation easier.

    We can have an option to generate a test result/report of the web performance testing result or even load test result to a format that can be documented for example the text file, note, or even Microsoft's own Microsoft Words.

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      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add Check/IF Activity in Release Template

      It should be possible to check a condition before executing a release activity. For example to check if a website exits before removing a website or check for a folder before deleting the folder.

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        7 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Map Kanban board Pseudo-states to Work Item State AND Reason

        The Kanban board allows teams to map pseudo-states to work item states but sets reason to the default value. This defeats the purpose of having multiple reasons for a given state transition. The Kanban board should map to both work item state and reason since it is the combination of these 2 fields that describe the status of the work item.

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          1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Combine multiple checkins for Code Review

          Usually, my team do code review after a user story is completed. This may involve multiple checkins. Each checkin has new or updated file changes. It would be a lot easier if I can combine multiple checkins, and when user compare the file, it will pick the origin (before any checkin) and the latest (combined all of the checkin) when doing code comparison.

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            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Export test results with different configurations to an excel sheet in MTM 2013

            Exporting test results with multiple configuration to an excel sheet would be useful to view same test case result for different configuration

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              0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • C/C++ debugging: option - show values in decimal & hex

              The debugger currently displays values in either decimal or hex, I often find it convenient to see it both ways.

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                0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Find

                Can you please include context menu in the find dialog (copy, cut, paste etc).

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                  0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Make SqlBulkCopy.WriteToServer work off a minimal interface

                  The IDataReader is a huge interface to implement if you want to load data in a streaming fashion. We could do with a minimal interface that would feed SqlBulkCopy.WriteToServer the data it needs.

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                    0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Fix

                    The free version of visual studio for my Windows 8 computer will only work when I install it. Then when I try to open visual studio later it says it needs to repair something. After its done repairing itself, the same screen will pop up saying it needs to repair itself again! I did it six times in a row and I can't fix it.

                    Also, I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling it. That works, but only for that one time use. It takes several hours for it to download. So I'd really like it if it worked everytime I got…

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                      1 comment  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • CRC32 Helper Class

                      Many applications that communicate with low-powered hardware need a way to verify the received data. CRC32 is a well-known, lightweight check value which is better suite to verify short data.

                      .Net already has an implementation of this check value with (System.IO.Compression.Crc32Helper, System.IO.Compression, Version=4.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089) but this class has an internal ac cess modifier and can't be used by user code.

                      My proposition is to make the Crc32Helper class public.

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                        0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Checkboxes in acceptance criteria

                        It would be great if I could insert checkboxes in acceptance criteria (or in any rich text editor) of the user store. Similar to github: https://github.com/blog/1375%0A-task-lists-in-gfm-issues-pulls-comments

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                        • Add the notify keyword so with properties the compiler generates the property change code

                          Eg, imagine the following syntax

                          public notify int Prop { get; set; }

                          the notify keyword would enable the setter to raise the property changed event.

                          the compiler could also add the INofifyPropertyChanged and the PropertyChanged event if it wasn't already there. This would save tons of code and make auto properties even better.

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                            0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Use generics for DependencyProperties, Converters, and many other XAML-related objects

                            It annoys me a lot whether I have to cast values and check for null references all the time, and also makes the code less readable.

                            Using DependencyProperty<T> and Converter<T1, T2> would make XAML-friendly class constructions more efficient in performance, and comfortable to use in IntelliSense functions: For example, we should only be able to convert strings to ulongs by a class which implements Converter<string, ulong>.

                            For DependencyProperties, the GetValue() and SetValue() functions should also only accept arguments which the property specifies. Making DependencyProperties generic would also make the registered 'typeof(T)' argument useless.

                            15 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • FEATURE TO TURN OFF VIBRATION IN PREFERENCES NOW NOW NOW

                              FEATURE TO TURN OFF VIBRATION IN PREFERENCES NOW NOW NOW

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                              • enable 'Service Hooks' when pull request occurs

                                Presently, on Visual Studio Online git, I can create service hook settings, as a trigger when the pull request has passed. Nevertheless, the web hook doesn't fire. I think this feature isn't implemented currently.
                                I want to become available early, the service hook that by pull request, because it is very effective usage.

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                                • serializable expression

                                  Make expressions serializable.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Please support the D programming language

                                    Please support the D programming language in such a way that it can be used to create Windows applications

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                                      0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Improve the usability of Microsoft Test Manager by enabling a tree view of Requirements/Tasks/Test Cases in the plan.

                                      Improve the usability of Microsoft Test Manager by enabling a tree view of Requirements/Tasks/Test Cases in the plan and providing the ability to add/view test tasks rather than just test cases in the plan. There are many QA tasks outside of running test cases that should be part of the plan.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Enable steps to be added to a test case work item through the Visual Studio gui when the proper license is being used.

                                        Enabling the ability to add steps to a test case work item directly through the Visual Studio gui when the proper license is being used would be a great enhancement. It is frustrating to create a test case from VS and then have to edit it through MTM to enter the steps.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • AspNetCompiler does not stop on first error

                                          I uses AspNetCompiler task to verify syntax of ASPX and CSHTML files. The problem is that if there are many errors (e.g. due to refactoring) AspNetCompiler reports only errors from first invalid file and then does not continue. So, if I have errors in 100 files I have to 100 times build (takes long), open the ASPX file (takes long), fix the error, save, build again and again and again.
                                          It would be really helpful if AspNetCompiler reports all errors on first run (like C# or VB compilers do). So I can see all of the errors and fix all…

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