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  1. Mobile Natvie Apps for Windows 8, 8.1 , Phone , Store, iOS, Android

    Allow developed apps to work as Native apss in Mobile and to deploy into market place

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      0 comments  ·  LightSwitch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Asp.net vNext Hybrid application

      If one created Asp.net Vnext application that application should work on browsers as well as a native app in Mobile Platforms.

      Deployment should allow to deploy into Mobile Stores as well as to IIS along with Azure

      So business can develop and invest on one application development.

      30 votes
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        0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Enable to limit the Code Review Request dropdown to show just team members

        When creating a code review request (VS 2013.3/TFS2013.2), the UI shows a dropdown to select a reviewer. This list shows all TFS users. If there are many teams this list becomes useless for lookup. It should become possible to limit this list to just the members of one's own team. This is possible for the other WI types, but the Code Review Request has a new UI that is not configurable in the same way.

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          0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • exploratory testing for bugs

          From the exploratory testing sessions, enable the users to select bugs to be explored either for resolution or additional investigation information to be captured

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            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Why all these requirements for developing Windows Phone 8 Apps

            It's suck so much sucks , if i want to develop a WP8 app , i need a computer supporting Hyper-V and too other things , why is this Microsoft ?

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              0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Support AVX3 tructions in MASM. These new instructions will be available soon (Skylake) and can already be tested using an Intel emulator.

              Support AVX3 instructions in MASM. These new instructions will be available soon (Skylake) and can already be tested using an Intel emulator.

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                0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • perhaps have a license type that allows business users to run (only) test cases.

                Our test managers reside in our IT department and we have elevated licensing to build test plans > test suites > test cases.

                We want our business users only to run the test cases we assign to them. They require no other access to TFS other than running the cases and reporting pass/fail.

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                  0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Change author of merge that is created for pull request merges

                  The merge created when pushing the "Complete merge" button in a pull request seems to be authored by the creator of the pull request. It would be way more transparent, if the merge was authored by the person pushing the "Complete merge" button. This way it is more obvious who is responsible for integrating this push request into the master branch.

                  3 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Fix Silverlight 5 auto target on PCL definition

                    When creating a PCL and choosing NET Framework 4.5, SilverLight 5 is automatically included as they both had the same compatibility, but SL 5 does not support IObservable, for instance.

                    This automatic targeting based on compatibility should be a warning only!!

                    6 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • GPU Programming, Game Programming Libraries, Cortana, Virtualization, DirectX

                      1. Visual Studio should allow GPU Programming for major brands (NVidia, AMD, and Intel)

                      2. More support for 3rd party game programming development kits. Unity Tools are a step forward, but we need support for UDK, Unreal
                      and Crytek's Cryengine as well as support for these libraries on Windows Phone and RT

                      3. We need a Cortana SDK

                      4. We need a Hyper-V SDK

                      5. We need a Mantle-like API for DirectX 12

                      3 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Visual Studio Extension Backup and Sync for VS 2014

                        Currently, Visual Studio allows developers to sync settings and IDE layouts in VS on multiple machines. It's a great feature but it's incomplete. Extensions are excluded from being backed up and synchronized across installations. Developers find it very tiring to download every single extension they need AGAIN just because their using VS on a different machine. However, all is not lost if the next version can just add this *tiny* feature.

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                        • Underline static members in the Class Diagrams

                          The static members of a class should be underlined in the Class Diagrams like it is in UML class diagrams.

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                            0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Work on silverlight 6

                            only release silverlight 6

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                              0 comments  ·  XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Remove tests from Your datacenters, when they are removed from Insights

                              While removed from insigts, MS is still runinng tests, that were uploaded into insigths some itme ago, and now we cannot remove them, as I don't see those tests for application monitoring form any GUI, onli in logs, that my application is pinged with tests previously added to application insigts. please fix it!

                              3 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Make a String.Execute(); Method that can execute a piece of code from a String

                                My idea is creating a Execute() Method in the String class.

                                Usage: String.Execute("int i = 30;");

                                This will set int i to 30

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                                  0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Allow manual deploy of Lightswitch applications including manual deployment script of users/roles database

                                  There are so much dependency for auto deployment and some of them may not be allowed in company's security policy. It would be great if packages and guidelines for manual deployment (including SQLs for users/roles database) can be provided

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                                    0 comments  ·  LightSwitch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Keep the find box the same size.

                                    When using the find box it should remain the same size or keep the "find next" arrow in the same place.

                                    When "finding" the box will re-size itself, and the "find next" arrow will move out from under the mouse cursor when moving from class to class, if one class has a different zoom mode.

                                    When using the mouse and arrow to "find next," it's annoying that you have to re-position the mouse. Thank you.

                                    3 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • TFS Web support collaboration with touch screens in different locations

                                      We have distributed teams and currently someone has to "drive" at the keyboard for us to conduct planning and standup meetings. Not very collaborative. If we all had touch screens there would be no hardware impediment, but TFS still isn't instrumented properly to support that ini a good UX. Suggestions:

                                      - Permit selection of task and story boxes on kanban boards without opening the item. Reason: this permits me to point to a box by "touch" on my screen and you can see which one I'm talking about.
                                      - Push notification, so that any change made refreshes all screens with…

                                      3 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Allow board swimlanes to be customized programmatically

                                        The requirements backlog board and task kanban board can enter into an invalid state if the bug WIT is added to the backlog (see the end of this article: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj920163.aspx) and also when the workflow states for bug/requirement WITs are customised. I have to manually configure the column configuration to resolve this which is not ideal.

                                        I would like to be able to better define the configuration of the board columns via the process configuration files and/or via an API that I can use from a Powershell script for example.

                                        This will remove the need to manually configure the…

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                                          0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Handling of CUIT-GUI-Map should be more convenient - 4 proposals to deal with it

                                          Nice Tool, but we need still some more functionalities:

                                          1) We need to see with one glance all the Property of one object in the GUI

                                          If you want to see the properties of he objects, you need to click 4 times to see all the properties.
                                          • One time in Property-window Search Collection
                                          • One-time to see the Content of the Search Col
                                          • One time in Property-window Filter Collection
                                          • One-time to see the Content of Filter Col
                                          If you use GUI-editor, you need to do these clicks with every parent object too.
                                          We usally edit directly the…

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