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  1. allow build vNext/preview tasks to be conditionally enabled or disabled.

    I would like as much as possible to have a single build definition handle multiple different build scenarios. Something as simple as being able to disable or enable a task based on an expression evaluation would go a long way. For example only running a package push step when "$(Build.SourceBranch) in ('master','dev')" would allow me to restrict the push step while preserving all the others.

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    • Enable IntelliTest to run in the build pipeline

      Run IntellIiTest in the build pipeline to explore new code and generate/evolve unit tests.

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        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Make it easier to edit global elements

        When I installed Boost I had to add global include paths in "...user.props" xml file. Adding library paths or configurations is also a pain. I don't know why you deleted an option to do it just with VS. Please bring that back.

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          0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Better context-aware javascript code snippets support

          In the current code snippets infrastructure in Visual Studio are not context-aware, only Intellisense is context-aware.

          For exapmle in the AngularJS app, when I write a "angular.module" then press "Tab" that should have a code completion feature for Angular module creation.

          Also, when I type "angular.module('myApp').directive" then press "Tab" that should let us choose one of some useful code snippets for directive code template.

          If Visual Studio can support this kind of code snippet feature. That will be very awesome! :)

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            0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Allow naming of sln/proj files for Unity VS

            We have UnityVS* set in our p4ignore file to prevent users from checking in the UnityVS folder after installing as some people have problems with it, but we'd like to be able to check in the solution and project files which have the same naming convention...Would be nice to be able to set the name of the solution/project files.

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              0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Tools for Unity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Coded UI - switch datasource to TestMethods datasource if referred to by separate test method with own datasource

              The scenario I have is I want a Test Method which finds credentials from a credentials csv file as its datasource and assigns them to variables. It then calls a Login Test Method which uses the details to log in and then uses its own datasource to enter data into the application. This currently does not work as it retains the first datasource which is very inflexible!

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                0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Build.Preview - Allow to disable unit tests at queue build time.

                Using TFS 2015 RC new Build.Preview feature, it's not allowed to disable tests for a specific build at queue time. We need to edit the build definition by disabling the "Test Step" everytime and it fills up the build history for no reasons. Makes this history less usefull.

                Was nice to run build without tests sometimes, just like the old XAML build offered!

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                • Allow MTM Test Runner to set steps with other values rather than Pass or Fail

                  Currently MTM Test Runner allows setting single steps with Pass or Fail. Single or individual test steps can also be skipped, but in the case they have to be validated (there are expected results associated) the whole Test Case will fail.
                  It is very common to re-use a test suite or a test case to test different releases and sometimes not all the steps apply, the result obtained is uncertain or just the mentioned step is blocked for some reason; therefore MTM Test Runner should allow the user to set single steps with other values such as “Not applicable”, “Blocked”,…

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                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • support \n, \t, etc. in replace mode

                    When replacing strings with Ctrl+F it would be good to be able to add tabs, new lines, etc. with \t, \n, etc.

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                      1 comment  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Diğer veritabanı tanınmıyor, table eklemek bile sorunlu

                      Diğer veritabanı tanınmıyor, Diğer veritabanı eklenebilmeli. table eklemek bile sorunlu, kendi içinde veritabanına table eklemek bile sorunlu, bazılarını file tabeles', bazılarını tables'e ekliyor, önceki tabloları göstermiyor. Sağ tıklama düzenleme biçiminde aç komutu çıkmıyor. VB 6 kadar bile değilsiniz.

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                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Tools for Unity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Enable IntelliTest leverage existing unit tests

                        Enable IntelliTest to leverage existing unit tests in my test project so that it can focus on generating tests not already covered.

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                          1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • visual studio settings .vssSetting automatic backup in OneDrive

                          visual studio settings .vssSetting automatic backup in OneDrive

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                            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • C programming tutorial Migration from Windows to Unix based operating systems

                            with instructions on how to easily migrate from windows to apple computers, or unix based operating systems. If this idea is already available, I apologize.

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                              1 comment  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Add ftp, sftp, and ssh file transfer capability to Visual Code.

                              This would be helpful for working on web projects.

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                                0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add password handling for Visual Code's Git handler

                                When I try to do a git push it hangs because there is no prompt for a password.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                    1 comment  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Automatic identifier resolve

                                    interface IWalkable
                                    {
                                    void Walk();
                                    }

                                    class Human : IWalkable
                                    {
                                    void Walk( ... );
                                    }

                                    class Duck : IWalkable
                                    {
                                    void Walk( ... );
                                    }

                                    and so on..

                                    If I have to ensure those subclasses (Human, Duck, ...) implement other interfaces, I either make that classes inherit interfaces one by one, or make a abstract class named Animal and make it inherit those interfaces. Of course, if I have many subclasses, the latter would be much easier.

                                    public abstract class Animal : IWalkable, ISleepable
                                    {
                                    void Walk();
                                    void Sleep();
                                    }

                                    Then I have to add override identifer to all…

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                                      0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Allow us to write human queries in web portal (like in Power BI)

                                      Like in Power Bi, it could be great to ask some questions about how user use our app.

                                      The graphs are interesting but it could take time to generate a specific graph with the UI.

                                      With a human query, the app could generate dynamically and isntantly a response to some questions like :

                                      * "How many (percent of) users did THAT action at least 1 time ?"
                                      * "How many (percent of) users that use the app this week already used it 4 weeks ago ?"
                                      * "How many (percent of) users stays at least 5 minutes per session ?"

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                                        0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Provide the ability to bulk add users to a VSO account

                                        i should be able to bulk add users instead of a 1 by 1 action. Also, i can't assign a license when adding users on the Team homepage...fix!

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