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  1. vNext build completion events in team room

    Team rooms can register events which are then automatically posted to the team room, a feature which our team uses with work items, push events and build completions.

    Recently we converted our xaml builds to the new vNext builds, and now we lost this feature.

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    • New Project template wizard should provide checkbox for adding sample files

      Many of the project templates provided by Microsoft come with a number of sample files.

      When opening a project type for the first time, these sample files may be helpful. But after having created a number of projects of the same type over and over again these sample files become redundant and it's annoying to manually delete them over and over again.

      I'd like to suggest to add a "Add sample files" checkbox to the New Project wizard dialog box.

      When this checkbox is checked, sample files should be added to the newly created project. If it's unchecked, no sample…

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        0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Enhance filtering on build alerts so I can alert on groups of builds of interest

        The current filter is far too rudimentary. If I have 7 or 8 builds pertaining to a single purpose and want to alert based on the failure of one of these builds I can't easily make a single alert for these builds. I can easily alert on a single build or on ALL builds but alerting just on a small set of builds is not so easy. Yes I can add 7 or 8 OR clauses to my filter but this is a nuisance.

        I could use a naming pattern and call all my builds "ABC-xxxxx" but when alerting I…

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          1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Support Spec Explorer in Visual Studio 2015

          Spec Explorer is a masterpiece for testing requirements:
          It is closest to the best general known way of defining requirements ( thanks to abstract state machines) in a language you master using a very rich object-object oriented architecture!
          Please make it work with Visual Studio 2015.

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            0 comments  ·  Extension  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • make it possible to "re-debug" when debugging a unit test without recompiling

            I suggest you make it possible to "re-debug" when debugging unit tests so that I don't have to recompile the test project and its dependencies if I missed something when stepping through it.

            Sometimes the code break somewhere unexpected and in this case it would be nice to start from the beginning without needing to stop, "debug unit test" and wait some seconds before being up and running again.

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              0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Command line console on VS Online web page

              Wouldn't it be nice if you could use command line console on VS Online web, like Kudu Console?
              If I can use git commands on the browser, I'm very happy.

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              • Allow dynamic field comparison in styling rules for work items

                Currently, you can set rules that change the background color of a task or story, but these don't work for dynamic fields.
                Maybe this is a bug, because it appears that you should be able to. You are allowed to use the fields in the query, the style is just not updated as expected.

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                • Add the ability to modify the name of the UITestActionLog.html file or the output folder

                  Add the ability to modify the name of the UITestActionLog.html file or the output folder name in the project solution. Currently a folder location name is automatically generated that does not correspond to the test name. This requires a user to open each of the output test folders or attachments in MTM test run to find the correct html file.

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                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Bring back Number Drag in Blend 2015

                    In Blend 2013 and previous, whenever editing a numeric value in the Properties Pane the values could be changed with the mouse alone. A Target cursor would appear and by holding down left mouse button + dragging to left or the right the number would increase or decrease. This was an invaluable feature when adjusting margin, padding and even grid rows/columns. It allowed for adjustments to be made without staring at the number, nor two hands on the keyboard.

                    IMHO, this was one of the killer features of Blend as a Visual Designer where the one hand is nearly always…

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                      0 comments  ·  Blend for Visual Studio  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add dev versioning for bundeling & minification

                      In the optimization pack bundeling and minification, when the minification is set for production the versioning occurs by design to bust the cache with "script.js?v=[somelongtoken]". There should be a way to bust the cache is a similar way for develpment where bundeling and minification is disabled. Right now there is no way to do this and it is bothersome to not know if you are testing against a cached version of the scripts. This should either be done automatically or a way to specify a bundle version for dev in the bundle definition.

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                        0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow label source upon succesful Build on Visual Studio Online

                        It would be great to have label the source upon successful build like XAML Build does.

                        Here is the screenshot of XAML one

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                        • Provide a refresh button for NuGet Package Manager

                          When working with a local NuGet Server using the Visual Studio NuGet Package manager window, there is no option to "refresh" the list of packages as is common with nearly every tool available from Microsoft!

                          This is a big miss on Microsoft's part because the only way to "refresh" the NuGet package list right now is to completely close the NuGet Package Manager window and re-open it!

                          Therefore, a Refresh button on the NuGet Package Manager window is sorely needed.

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                            0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Run a single test in multiple environments

                            In acceptance testing, there sometimes is a need to test items such as locking/concurrency. If an application can't run multiple instances at the same time on a single machine, there is a need to lock multiple machines together for a single test.

                            For example.
                            I want to write a test to ensure that proper locking occurs when one user is processing a record. Another user should not be able to modify the record but can view it.
                            I can write one test case to open the record and verify it didn't/did received the lock. That way the two instances can…

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                              0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • VSO - Test: "Run test" button on test case under "Queries"

                                When you are going to run a test case in VSO, you must be in the "Test" tab to run tests. Many of the testers uses "Queries" and "Assigne to me" field to find all the tests. On the test case it would be more efficient to have a button directly on the test case (Run test).

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                                • Add intellisense to TFS build definitions

                                  When editing build definitions in TFS 2015 it would be very useful to have intellisense when using build variables.

                                  In the example screenshot I would expect to see all the properties for the Build variable such as SourcesDirectory, StagingDirectory etc.

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                                  • --experimentalDecorators flag

                                    Add tag --experimentalDecorators to the Typescript compiler command.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                        1 comment  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Allow custom build tools to run in parallel

                                        We build a lot of project using the C++ Qt framework with Visual Studio. Header files having Qt signals/slots are run through a tool called the MetaObjectCompiler to generate a cpp file. This is a custom build tool that is not run parallel, though there is no reason why it shouldn't. This makes build awfully slow sometimes.
                                        I realize it might not be possible to run every custom build tool in parallel, but a per-file option "Can run in parallel" (false as default) might be a solution. The Qt-Addin for VS could set that option to true and you'd make…

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                                          0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • CustomFormat for DateTimeControl in TFS 2015 Web Access

                                          The TFS 2015 Web Access ignores the CustomFormat for the DateTimeControl, but in VS 2015 with TFS 2015 it works.

                                          Example:

                                          <Control FieldName="Microsoft.VSTS.Scheduling.FinishDate" Type="DateTimeControl" Label="Finish Date" LabelPosition="Left

                                          " Format="Custom" CustomFormat="dd.MM.yyyy" />

                                          View in the Browser: 02.09.2015 00:00:00

                                          View in VS 2015: 02.09.2015

                                          So please add this Feature for the TFS 2015 Web Access.

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