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  1. Execution of c# in the browser without a plugin

    Now that microsoft has announced roslyn, .Net native and CoreFX it's possible that whole apps can be portable enough to effectively run anywhere.

    Most browsers have support for things like webGL and libraries that can do amazing things.

    Can we have a javascript library that we can give a dll name to in order to call a function within it inside the browser.

    Example:
    I've been building a toolkit for stacking complex perlin noise modules together, running the result in javascript would be insanely slow.
    Allow me to send a request in to a C# assembly to call a method…

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      2 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add Filter and Script menu options on right click in server explore objects. [Tables, Views, Stored Procedures and Functions]

      Hi Visual Studio Team,

      .NET developers only leave visual studio IDE when they need to review SQL database. If you add these capabilities, filter and script options on right click in server explore objects, we shall not switch between SQL and visual studio.

      Regards,
      Jahed Kabiri

      2 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • full style and color options for fonts in customize styles the text editor (language oriented)

        Currently It's just possible to customize methodnames and so on in "font familiy", "bold"-style and "color", but what I am missing is italic.
        IntelliJ can that and that makes code better readable for me.

        3 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Find references to Controller Actions from Javascript files

          It would be great if Visual Studio would find references to Controller Actions from Javascript Files. Like already has inside c# classes. This would be great to detect when a action is in use or not in our project.
          We would be able to see if one specific action was in use in our javascript files in ajax calls.

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            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 3 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Allow usiing T4 template in Shared Project

              The new shred project is great feature. But, curentry, we can no use T4 template in shared project. I hope it can be.

              29 votes
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                3 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Support augmenting the list of filename-ending exclusions

                My project is stored in TFS, so I have a .jsproj.vspscc file. I am also using NuGet packages, so I have a packages.config file. Neither of these files belongs in my packaged app, but there is no exclusion for them. Rather than simply extend the current hard-coded list of exclusions, you shoud allow me to augment the list; e.g., by adding a certain property to my project file.

                4 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Multi-Device Hybrid Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • make it easier to create FK's when working with SQL Database proejcts

                  Make it easier to create FK's when working with SQL Database projects in Visual Studio
                  Either bring back the Database Diagramming tool like SSMS or at least bring up dialog box where I can select the column and the related table. VS does stand for "Visual" and developers shouldn't have to type in text to generate the FK relationship.

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                    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Shortcut for AND OR NOT

                    How about having a shortcut in C# to specify multiple OR, AND, NOT conditions, like today I write

                    if ( myValue == "A" OR myValue == "B" OR myValue == "C" OR myValue == "D")
                    {
                    }

                    I can write
                    if (myValue == A","B","C","D")
                    {
                    }

                    When I write
                    if ( myValue == "A" OR myValue == "B" OR myValue == "C") OR myValue != "D")
                    {
                    }

                    I can write
                    if (myValue == "A","B","C",!"D")
                    {
                    }

                    When I write
                    if (myValue == "A" AND myValue == "B" AND myValue == "C" AND myValue != "D")
                    {
                    }

                    I can…

                    13 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Ability to specify username/password to perform SQL Database Backup/restore

                      (As I previously posted this idea with a big clerical error, I decided to republish it)

                      It's common that the user running the Release Management Service is not an Administrator all SQL Servers we may have in our infrastructure, it would be great to be able to specify the username to perform MS-SQL Activities in a Release Management Template.

                      4 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow developers to override the default namespace as defined by a folder

                        Allow developers to override the default namespace as defined by a folder

                        Sometimes we'd like to simply use a folder as an organizational structure and not a namespace. It would be nice if a folder had a boolean value to indicate that it should be used to define a namespace and have a namespace field that defines what it used.

                        For example..

                        I might have a Folder structure like

                        -ClassLibrary
                        -- Folder1
                        --- SubFolder2
                        ----- Sub-SubFolder 3

                        And I only want my namespace to be ClassLibrary.Folder1.Folder2 and folder 3 is strictly for organization. Whenever I add a new class under…

                        10 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Make visible the Tracker-ID per app

                          Once I created one it displays the tracker id, but once created it is impossible for me to find it, I hope is not gone forever, my intuition would say that when I click the app, it should allow me to find the tracker.

                          3 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • JavaScript Peek definiton

                            Implement peek definiton in JavaScript editor

                            6 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Add text hyphenation support to WPF

                              WPF does not support automatic hyphenation of text. As WPF otherwise has excellent text layout features, that is a shame. It not particularly bad for English, but for languages like Danish and German, which use long compound words heavily, it makes for very bad text layout.

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                                0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Hability to specify username/password to perform SQL Database Backup/restore

                                As it's common that the user running the Release Management Service is not an Administrator all SQL Servers we may have in our infrastructure, it would be great to be able to specify the username to perform MS-SQL Activities in a Release Management Template.

                                5 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Become more public on where WPF is going.

                                  Get out front of where WPF is headed. Provide Roadmaps like the Prism team does. When will we see WPF based on the WinRT stack instead of Win32?, When will we see the same control set in both WinRT and WPF, What is the migration path for the underlying technologies into a single stack that is usable on the DESKTOP, not store apps. We are patient, if we see a path to the future. Provide that information please.

                                  5 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Provide immediate mode rendering integrated with WPF pipeline

                                    There is work in progress for Windows RT XAML
                                    http://blogs.msdn.com/b/win2d/

                                    We need the same for WPF.

                                    2 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Update WPF to use correct Windows 8 control styles

                                      WPF applications look out of place on Windows 8.x (and have since the initial release of Windows 8). WPF 4.5 which developed in conjunction with and *included* with Windows 8 does not have the correct styles for among other things buttons, progress bars and text boxes.
                                      In the years since the release of Windows 8 this has been perpetuated. For an example, look no further than the Manage Extensions window in VS2013.

                                      3 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Update WPF to use Direct2D for rendering instead of Direct3D 9

                                        WPF currently uses Direct3D 9 for rendering. This is because WPF was designed when it had to run on XP. Today, all platforms that WPF runs on have Direct2D support. Direct2D has vastly superior rendering performance compared to WPF's current Direct3d-based rendering.
                                        It would thus make excellent sense to migrate to using Direct2D for rendering. As rendering is pretty abstract in WPF, this could probably be done with little to no impact on compatibility, but with HUGE performance benefits. Watch some of the comparisons between Direct2D and WPF.

                                        44 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Stop installing Windows Phone images by default

                                          Wen installing only the web features, windows phone emulators are installed to. Takes lots of space on small ssd and is not required for everyone. Please stop auto installion with every VS update

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