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  1. develop a prototype product which requires user no need to know programming and just have a valid logic to develop a software or an app.....

    develop a prototype product which requires user no need to know programming and just have a valid logic to develop a software or an app.....

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      0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • highlight code blocks

      It would be really cool if Visual Studio highlighted code blocks. This feature would prevent me from getting lost in my code. Since I started programming on BlueJ, this feature helped me a lot to spot bugs such as forgetting a matching bracket. An example of what I am talking about is this: http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-q1e31vFdFsE/UmjUdIdt7EI/AAAAAAAABUw/t0kfHtaYApg/s1600/bluej-mcpi-editor-lowleveldemo.png
      This feature as also been implemented into Eclipse as a plugin called EditBox http://editbox.sourceforge.net/

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        2 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Allow me to pick what shows up in the navigation bar

        Currently, the navigation bar shows member variables, properties and method names. Events might be included too, thought I'm not sure. I would prefer not to see the member variables. I wish there was a way to configure this in the options. Currently, you can turn on and off seeing the navigation bar for C# code under Options -> Text Editor -> C# -> General. I wish under Navigation bar, there were check boxes for the various types that can be displayed.

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          0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • support project.json/global.json for all project types, not just ASP.NET

          As demonstrated at TechEd, ASP.NET vNext projects support a new Nuget mechanism whereby packages are organized in a by-project project.json file. Also of particular interest is the ability to override the package with local sources in a solution file called global.json, which facilitates a much smoother way to contribute to projects outside the solution. Please do this for all project types.

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            11 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Provide Identity and Access Tool support for Visual Studio 2013

            Currently, the Identity and Access tool used in Windows Identity Foundation only supports Visual Studio 2012. http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/e21bf653-dfe1-4d81-b3d3-795cb104066e However, developers who have since migrated to using Visual Studio 2013 are no longer able to utilize this very useful extension, therefore, it should be updated to support the latest version of the Visual Studio IDE.

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              2 comments  ·  Extension  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Map Kanban board Pseudo-states to Work Item State AND Reason

              The Kanban board allows teams to map pseudo-states to work item states but sets reason to the default value. This defeats the purpose of having multiple reasons for a given state transition. The Kanban board should map to both work item state and reason since it is the combination of these 2 fields that describe the status of the work item.

              31 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Scrap the entire VS 2012 user enterface.

                This new design is far and away the WORST UI design I have ever encountered. It is painful to look at, and I'm not kidding. Just because font-awesome has become popular on the web, doesn't mean you should put it into an app. Do the devs at MS even use VS? Do you people listen the them? And the thing I can't understand is why MS is so willing to forge ahead with it, even though countless devs have complained about how hideous it is. It's not just inconvenient, it's extremely difficult to use and even more difficult to look…

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                  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Create a recent activity list for work items in TFS.

                  It would be nice to be able to see a list of recently added/modified/completed/deleted etc... work items in TFS so you can see what others on your team have added or are working on more easily.

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                  • Using DSC, bring the Virtual Machines into the ALM lifecycle.

                    Using DSC as a VM "definition language", develop the process that Will allow the VMs to be generated as part of the buld process. This Will allow maintenance teams to generate development VMs on request, as well as test environments to be generated and integrated with the Test Management tooling.

                    62 votes
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                      under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Rangers Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • in the links and tasks tabs of a product backlog item, size the columns to show maximum detail

                      The default column size for the linked work item controls in VSO is too small to show the assigned to and state columns. Closing a work item dialog forgets any size that the user has specified.

                      It would make it easier to do work item management if these controls automatically resized the columns appropriately when opening a work item.

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                        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add Lambda Expression Generation to Code Completion in C++

                        Auto generate empty Lambda expression as soon as typing '[', that we could start to dive right into the Lambda body (or the capture)

                        The parameter list generation should be derived appropriately according to the context

                        Check this for reference: http://www.jetbrains.com/resharper/webhelp/Coding_Assistance__Code_Completion__Smart.html#lambdas

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                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Provide the ability to see test run warnings because of DeploymentItem files missing for example

                          Provide the ability to see test run warnings because of DeploymentItem files missing for example.

                          In previous versions of Visual Studio, the "Test View" displayed warnings and indicated when DeploymentItem files were missing for example.

                          However, it doesn't seem that Visual Studio 2012/2013 has this feature and so it requires a little more time to troubleshoot and resolve.

                          2 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Compatibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Provide the ability to invoke a build which includes an updated build process template from the shelveset

                            I suggest you provide the ability to invoke a build which includes an updated build process template from the shelveset.

                            For example, my current build definition points to a build process template xaml file within the same branch as the code being built.

                            I would like to test changes to the build process template before checking it in as part of the shelveset I select during a manual build with a shelveset.

                            Thank you.

                            3 votes
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                            • ajax control toolkit toolbox items f1 help

                              Pressing F1 with an Ajax Control Toolkit item should bring you to help about that item. Or am I missing something and it already does this? On my installation it just brings you to the home page for visual studio 2013

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                                0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 6 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Allow actions to continue on failure

                                  Allow actions to fail but continue with the process. Either through a property setting of the action or something.
                                  For example... Stop Website action. If the website does not exist (new web server) it will fail because the website does not exist, even if the following step is deploying the website. This makes it currently to where you have to have 2 different release templates. One for a new clean server and one for a server with already existing deployments. Having the fail and continue option will allow for a single template for all scenarios.

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                                    1 comment  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Improve Intellisense (in VB) for variables declared as Dim X as New SpecificObject

                                    In VB, if you declare Dim X = New SpecificObject, Intellisense thinks that X is an Object and gives only the methods for Object. It should give the methods for SpecificObject.

                                    This might be deeper-seated - hovering the mouse over "X" gives Object as its type.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • implement SuspendingDeferral as IDisposable

                                      Plesae implement Windows.ApplicationModel.SuspendingDeferral as IDisposable (probably already declared in ISuspendingDeferral) and call method Complete() from within IDisposable.Dispose() to simplify its usage:

                                      new:
                                      using (e.SuspendingOperation.GetDeferral()) {
                                      //do something
                                      }

                                      old:

                                      SuspendingDeferral d = e.SuspendingOperation.GetDeferral();
                                      //do something
                                      d.Complete();

                                      Thank you.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Multiple filters in Application Insights

                                          Add additional filters for Usage > Features > Events, this will allow us to better view and analyze the existing data

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