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  1. Build.vNext - how to execute NUnit tests

    It's not clear how, or if possible, to run NUnit tests via a build agent in Build.vNext.

    I currently have a mixture of MSTest tests and NUnit tests (migrating all to NUnit). The NUnit tests don't get executed.

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    • Allow Scheduled Backups onto Local Disk

      The "Create Scheduled Backups" option in TFS Administration Console only allows backups to a network share, and not a local disk.
      I have a local folder that is replicated to other computers and want to use this for the backup.

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      • Improve performance of inspecting slow functions and properties while debugging

        Sometimes a property or function can take a long time to evaluate when debugging. Visual Studio should stay responsive when this happens

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          0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Improve Visual Studio Call Stack walking performance

          Walking the call stack can sometimes be a slower operation when debugging. Do not slow down debug operations such as stepping when walking the call stack takes a long time

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            1 comment  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add a raw stack view to native debugging (a la OllyDbg)

            VS has the Call Stack window which displays a nice view of the call stack, which is useful, but is of limited utility when you want to debug a corrupted stack or looking into different calling-conventions, I'm sure there are plenty of other scenarios where you would want to see the raw data of the stack.

            You can use the Memory window with it set to the base address of a thread's stack, but this is just the raw bytes, it isn't annotated to identify return addresses and arguments/parameters (if they're values or pointers, etc).

            Other debugging tools such as…

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              0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Stop forcing unneeded modules and SDKs

              My company (and customers) use Windows 7. Why do I have the options of Window Store Apps, Windows Phone 8.1, Lightswitch, SQL, etc.

              Please stop installing updates and downloading SDKs for technology that I will never use. Give me the option to say NO to these updates.

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                0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Live xaml editor - Color picker

                Please add a color picker and maybe an eyedropper to the XAML editor and the live property editor

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                  0 comments  ·  XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Live xaml editor - Enable value stepping

                  In the new Live visual tree and property editor, please enable stepping values using the arrow keys. this is very useful for tweaking the UI and something web developers take for granted

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                    0 comments  ·  XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Deployment Item Support for windows Phone.

                    Currently there is now way to Deploy item/files to the windows phone test directory with Test binaries. In Desktop version we can define DeploymentItem Attribute for each test but for the windows phone we can not do it. This limit the testing. I.e currently we are not able to write the test cases where we can read data from the files.

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                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Support browse for folder using OpenFileDialog

                      There is no replacement for the outdated SHBrowseForFolder used in Windows Forms.

                      This function is no longer recommended by MSDN anyway and the WindowsAPICodePack that provided the solution is no longer available either.

                      This shouldn't be that difficult to implement given that there only needs to be a property introduced that sets the FOS.PICKFOLDERS flag on the dialog options.

                      (Closed as low priority on Connect https://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/Feedback/Details/1015420 even though there are various longstanding requests for that feature over the web.)

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                        0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Improve shared projects with global view

                        Shared projects are very useful, not only for universal apps development but also to share code between different apps/platforms, for example : Xamarin projects, code sharing between windows 8.1 and windows 10 projects or between to similar apps (6tag and 6sec for example), etc...

                        But we can perhaps improve it, with a new way to show all files from a project, including files from shared project. See my illustration

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                          2 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Bring RelativePanel to WPF vNext

                          On MWC 2015 Microsoft unveiled new WinRT control RelativePanel that allows simple relative placing of controls next to each other using attached property rules.
                          It would be really useful to have the same RelativePanel available in classic WPF as well.

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                            0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                              0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Illustrator ? - Blend Visual Studio 2015

                              I have designed vector graphics on adobe illustrator and import in the blend? - Blend Visual Studio 2015, how? Please bring it back!

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                                0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Unary assignment operator ~ for plug to assign a variable to that same variable

                                Example:

                                ~TextBox1.Enabled

                                Instead of:

                                TextBox1.Enabled = Not TextBox1.Enabled

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                                  0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • TFS Default Settings for Backlog and Sprint View. Kanban or List?

                                  I would like to have a setting that would set the default view to Board or Backlog (right now, it defaults to backlog). As a Kanban team, I want the default view to be at the board.

                                  Same applies for the sprint backlog. I just want to see the board as my default view.

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                                  • dynamically load DLL

                                    I think the windows desktop program do well, can be dynamically loaded DLL user-defined, but windows store app does not. a lot of APP need dynamically load DLL when they need, if can not dynamically loaded DLL, will greatly reduce the number of windows store app. it will also be very frustrating thing.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Support pull requests from different repositories

                                      So, our company is split. Product development and projects. Recently the product team wanted to deploy the new TFS git features to use a PR based workflow. We cannot.

                                      Short version: Please allow pull requests from other repositories/forks.

                                      This solves a number of issues:

                                      - Right now write access would be needed to the target repo [2] [3]
                                      - Right now there are no security limitations. "Can send a PR" means "can change our code"

                                      So far, PRs are 'incomplete' as far as I can tell, so [1] is really merely half the support/part of the plumbing.

                                      1: http://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio/suggestions/3891599-tfservice-git-pull-requests

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                                      • About PeerFinder.Role: A Host app can connect to up to five Client apps. I think five is too little

                                        PeerFinder.Role: A Host app can connect to up to five Client apps. I think five is too little,if the maximum is 22, develop a football game app will become easier.

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                                        • Add API support for querying iteration dates, user capacity and holidays

                                          The only way (as far as I can find out) to query iteration dates, user capacities and days off from a 3rd party application (e.g. our dashboard) is to get down and dirty with undocumented, unsupported SQL or JSON queries and/or grotty parsing of undocumented XML. This is a horrible thing to have to do, and has the potential to break as new versions of TFS are released.

                                          (e.g. see here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13990421/tfs-11-2012-api-questions-query-capacity-and-days-off )

                                          Please can you add something to the TFS API to query these things directly, easy, and simply?

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