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  1. Provide more build process templates in TFS build

    Provide more build process templates in TFS build, for example, the clickonce build process templates

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      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • I would like the "while" clause of a do-while loop to be optional. If it is not present, the do loop will execute only once. This would pr

      I would like the "while" clause of a do-while loop to be optional. If it is not present, the do loop will execute only once. This would work well with structured programming to provide methods with a single exit point. This can currently be accomplished using "while(false)". However that does not read well.

      public bool Validate()
      {
      bool succeed = false;

      do
      {
      if (...condition 1...) break;
      if (...condition 2...) break;
      if (...condition 3...) break;
      if (...condition 4...) break;
      if (...condition 5...) break;

      succeed = true;
      }

      return succeed;
      }

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        0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add "MessageContractAttribute.IsWrapped" property in Portable class Library

        Please add "MessageContractAttribute.IsWrapped" in portable class library.
        Currently i am facing much difficulties in developing common code for Windows Phone & Windows 8 as SOAP envelope generated by Windows Phone App & Portable class library are different.

        http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winappswithcsharp/thread/59a0f81a-4952-47b1-ad2b-e9d7c006a09d

        9 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Powershell Command for Active Databases of TFS 2010

          Build a command where one can retrive names of all the databases.

          For instance in SharePoint 2010 I can run a powershell command:
          “Get-SPDatabase | Format-Table Name” and that gives me all the active databases on the server.

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            1 comment  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Use main application's icon and other applicable app settings in vshost.exe files

            When vshost.exe is generated by the Visual Studio, it could maybe apply some of the application settings, like the main app's icon. This way annoying things like this (http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/wpf/thread/8aa4f8b5-b053-4bdf-a5cf-0c4cdddb65b6) would be solved, and no workaround (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb514517%28v=VS.90%29.aspx) would be needed. Maybe this is not hard to fix stuff, and maybe it'd help with other issues besides the icon.
            I wasn't which is the best fit category for this suggestion.

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              0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • when I hover over css class in my aspx/html file, show the details of that css

              when I hover over css class in my aspx/html file, show the details of that css

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                0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • If an abstract class has a method

                If an abstract class has a method

                abstract public void Method(IParam parameter);

                where "IParam" is an interface (even possibly empty),
                what is conceptually wrong with a derived class trying to implement

                public override void Method(ISomeObject parameter)

                where the interface ISomeObject derives from IParam ?

                I was trying to follow the design pattern "message" here.

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                  1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Trash and then Rewrite Visual Studio

                  Visual Studio 2010 is the worst software I've had the displeasure to have to use. It does stupid stuff all on its own and have to shut it down ALL THE TIME.

                  It's obvious Microsoft is on the way OUT

                  AOS is its replacement.

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                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Spell cheker for TFS Work Items

                    Add spell cheker function to TFS work items fields

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                      0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • there is no delete option for perojects in visualstudio.com

                      Sometimes team decides to rename a project or use GIT for version control, but there is no delete button for deleting existing project.

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                        0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Fix Tools/Enviornment/Keyboard

                        The combobox has hundreds of items but you can only see 4 items. It is nearly impossible to use.

                        At least let us resize the window so we can expand the combobox.

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                          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 3 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Allow deleting project from the web interface.

                            It's more intuitive to delete project from the web instead of open the command prompt.

                            4 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Allow the use of tree path field in user custom field in TFS work item editor.

                              Add ne wcustom filed of type tree path to the work items.

                              23 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Bring back TreeView

                                Please bring back TreeView for metro apps. If someone wants to bring up a simple index of content for an application, it would be ridiculous for a developer to create individual pages for every single content item.
                                Android has TreeView. I think iOS does as well.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Team Web Access profile images from Active Directory or SharePoint

                                  Team Web Access profile images from Active Directory or SharePoint so that each user does not have to update their own profile picture (which the never will).

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                                    0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Can you live update the scrumboard. Wouldbe nice to see the changes that somebody else makes. Useful for on-line stand-up sessions.

                                    Can you live update the scrumboard. Wouldbe nice to see the changes that somebody else makes. Useful for on-line stand-up sessions.

                                    4 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Add Markdown support for source checkin/commit comments.

                                      For displaying checkin/commit comments for either TFS Source or Git Source, I suggest you add Markdown support so that some simple formatting can be included in comments.

                                      To get more details visit Markdown specs page http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/.

                                      10 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Change the name of Team Foundation Services - Google Gets it Wrong!

                                        I've been searching for comparisons between Team Foundation Services and other Version Control Systems; Git, Mercurial, Vault, etc. The problem is that once I start reading someone's description, even when only looking back for a year, people are comparing a VCS to Team Foundation Server, not Team Foundation Services.

                                        I suspect that Google's search algorithm isn't discriminating between Team Foundation Server and Team Foundation Services. They are so similar that Google assumes the search is for Team Foundation Server.

                                        Thanks!
                                        Dan Waters

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                                          0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Driver development support for Windows XP and Server 2003

                                          With the WDK integrated in the latest Visual Studio that now has the ability to create Windows XP executables, it seems fitting to be able to develop drivers for XP and Server 2003 with this environment too.

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                                            0 comments  ·  Compatibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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