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  1. Port WPF to Mac OS 10

    If the rest of .Net is going there, why not WPF?

    42 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Bring MediaElement to parity with the other XAML implementations

      Wpf media element only supports one audio track, cannot be fed an abstract source stream, cannot play smooth streaming, and cannot play dash content.

      We need parity with Silverlight and WinRT. It is not currently possible to render H264 smooth/dash content on the desktop, only in IE!

      5 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Option to import and export VisualStudio bookmarks

        Bookmarks are useful for code tracing. It will greatly help user to navigate through the code during review ,training or even debugging.

        Currently bookmarks are being stored in the solutions *.suo file. Since its a good practice not to add this file into code repository, there should be a tool to allow developers to export their bookmarks from one machine to another. This scenario exist for developer that works at different stations on the same code.

        Currently Bookmarks are not available as option in Import and Export Setting Wizard

        20 votes
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          0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Free CI system for Open Source projects (TravisCI and Appveyor)

          Please provide a free CI system hosted on Azure for open source projects, which integrates with GitHub (and offers logon with GitHub). Examples are; TravisCI and AppVeyor. AppVeyor is Windows based, but 1) it is extremely slower than Linux-based Travis, 2) it doesn't support extension development (for example Web Essentials). Note: both of them offer configuration files in sleek .yml format (JSON is a new XML and YAML was a new JSON). So something nameless-extension-only; .vsoci.yml or .azureci.yml would be appreciated.

          The aim is to enable OSS community to test and build their projects on multiple platforms: Windows, Linux (Ubuntu,…

          12 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Cloud  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Make a VM "box"es for Vagrant with Visual Studio 2013 Community version and 2015 preview

            Microsoft OpenTech worked with Vagrant (http://vagrantup.com/) team on GitHub to bring support for HyperV. To regard their effort, please continue to host a Windows Evaluation version VMs with Community version and vNext previews on vagrant-cloud: https://vagrantcloud.com/ with HyperV and VirtualBox intg egrations, so people can build apps on VS while keeping their host OS of choice clean.

            For instance:

            - Windows 8.1 VM with VS2013 Community version
            - Windows 8.1 VM with VS2015 preview.
            - Windows 8.1 VM with both VS2013 Community version and 2015 preview.

            Related: https://twitter.com/adeelbm/status/512377033708810240

            10 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Cloud  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Provide support for compile time checks of WPF bindings

              We already have intellisense for the Bindings when setting the design time DataContext on a Window.This however is not enough.

              We also need compile time checking of the bindings. Please provide this.

              115 votes
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                4 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Improve Event to Command Binding in WPF

                Invoking a command on an event requires the use of the Expression Blend interaction triggers. The syntax for this is pretty ugly.

                Make the WPF tooling smarter so that we can easily bind events to commands via binding.

                e.g:

                <Button MouseEnter="{Binding MouseEnterCommand}"></Button>

                251 votes
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                  3 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Improve CMake support & integration

                  In general, I'd like to see improved CMake support (e.g. Edit & Continue doesn't work out of the box, profiling in x64 requires adjustments, ...) for C++ projects. Also integration with CTest could be improved.

                  I would also very much like to be able to create the new VS2015 Android project in CMake, generate a VS solution file and then build & debug it, instead of only using a sln.

                  Only like that the code can be fully cross-platform compatible!

                  19 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Enable cross platform Android development using C++ and Java in Visual Studio

                    The VS2015 preview supports building and debugging Android C++ libraries with a C# (Xamarin) application. It'd be great to be able to have some support for Java/C++ Android apps

                    3 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow for a way to define a "default view" for a work item query.

                      My team sends out a link to a “Features” work item query, which is our priority list now for our business stakeholders to consume. The issue is that every user can customize the view, and the default columns are not very helpful for business folks. We’d like to set up the default view to be more helpful, so business folks don’t have to edit the columns they want to appear.

                      4 votes
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                      • versions in visual studio

                        separete with version our sistems in visual studio online. when we clic in "end of version" create a new folder whit the current application and continue whit the "new version" of our application

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                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 61 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 1 vote
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                            • Provide 'Toggle Bookmark' among find 'Result options'

                              In 'Find in Files' -> 'Find and Replace' dialog, provide a 'Toggle Bookmark' as an option among the 'Result options'.

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                                0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Visual Studio Online Code Search across all Team Projects

                                Code Search in Visual Studio Online is AWESOME!

                                But I need to be able to search across all Team Projects, not just each project one at a time.

                                4 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • .NET should allow applications to upgrade .NET versions.

                                  We have products that install windows services. These services leverage .NET, and they auto-update (we release updates multiple times per year).
                                  We would like to move from .NET 4.0 to .NET 4.5 (but this should be for moving forward to any version), but we cannot ensure that all of the machines running will have 4.5, and we have no way to trigger it.
                                  Presumably, this is because of the permissions required to upgrade .NET -- but it would be nice for our service to have those permissions, and ensure a particular version is installed, so that we can continue to…

                                  3 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • First Class Java support and Minecraft Mod templates

                                    With the acquisition of Mojang and Minecraft, capitalise on the new Visual Studio Community edition, and create templates for developing Minecraft mods, with cool testing features, and bring a younger generation of VS users

                                    10 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Native Java and AXML support for Android Development

                                      Consider adding first class support for Java development, as well as support for Android development within Visual Studio. It may encourage people to move away from Eclipse, and perhaps support Windows Platforms without the need to purchase a Xamarin subscription

                                      2 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • What if a developer is able to create a Centralized Repository

                                        Problem:
                                        No Centralized Repository
                                        No Version System
                                        No Collaboration among Team Members

                                        Solution:
                                        A Cloud Solution, making able a developer to create his own centralized repository.
                                        Team will be able to collaborate.
                                        System will be able to maintain different Versions of the Code.

                                        9 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Cloud  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Allow conditional comments in Xaml Or expose Wpf via Roslyn

                                          Allow conditional compiler comments support in Xaml - A long bug bear of mine is being able to optimize my Xaml based on a Debug or Release mode configuration.

                                          Or, alternatively, if the Wpf syntax was run through Roslyn the community could create their own compiler plugins (see https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio/suggestions/6692866-ensure-xaml-compilation-through-the-roslyn-compile for the Xaml thread)

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                                            0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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