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  1. Intellisense parameterArray in JavaScript

    Basically support syntax that will support argument arrays based on types.

    /// <signature>
    /// <summary>String format</summary>
    /// <param name="text" type="String">Content string</param>
    /// </signature>
    /// <signature>
    /// <summary>String format with argument list</summary>
    /// <param name="text" type="String">Content string</param>
    /// <param name="arg" type="String" parameterArray="true">List of replacements for {0} to {n}.</param>
    /// </signature>

    format('foo') or format('foo {0}', 'bar')

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      1 comment  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Intellisense parameterArray in JavaScript

      Basically support syntax that will support argument arrays based on types.

      /// <signature>
      /// <summary>String format</summary>
      /// <param name="text" type="String">Content string</param>
      /// </signature>
      /// <signature>
      /// <summary>String format with argument list</summary>
      /// <param name="url" type="String">Ex: 'action/path'</param>
      /// <param name="arg" type="String" parameterArray="true">List of replacements for {0} to {n}.</param>
      /// </signature>

      format('foo') or format('foo {0}', 'bar')

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        2 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Option of displaying nested matching braces/brackets (a+(b-(c-5)+(d-2))+4) in different colors like excel when editing a formula

        (a+(b-(c-5)+(d-2))+4) can be hard to follow and the current

        When a brace/bracket is selected, currently the matching brace/bracket is highlighted with the "Brace Matching" settings in "Fonts and Colors".

        The could be extended to individually color all nested sets of brackets of the same type (parenthesis, brace, etc.) in a different color in the same manner that Excel does when you edit a formula.

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          0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add basic code refactoring to Visual C++

          Add basic code refactoring to Visual C++ such as refactoring functions or creating a class member function definition by right clicking on a function prototype like in QtCreator.

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            0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Where is the canonical Microsoft TFS user guide?

            I just want to know really simple things, like

            - what on earth does Pending Change: "edit , [more]" mean?

            - how do I interpret the Excluded Changes tree in the Pending Changes window?

            This is easy to find out for Hg and Git. Why do Microsoft make it so difficult to discover for TFS?

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              0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Immediate feedback - http://vimeo.com/36579366

              can we please have immediate feedback in visual studio as shown in Bret Victors talk Inventing on Principle http://vimeo.com/36579366

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              • Support for 'Home' and 'End' buttons

                I would love to have support for 'Home' and 'End' buttons. I wan't the 'Home'-button to go to the top of the file, and 'End' to the end, like the browsers do.

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                  0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Include tools for importing from Jira and other issue tracking tools

                  Many companies use Jira and having a pain free transition process would enable them to move quickly to a far superior solution!

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                    0 comments  ·  Compatibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Visual Studio Coded UI should support code coverage generation for X++ modules for Dynamics AX ERP

                    Visual Studio Ultimate Coded UI test framework allows to instrument .Net DLLs or EXEs to generate code coverage. It should also support X++ modules and generate code coverage for the same while automating Dynamics AX UI tests using visual studio.

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                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Wiki Code

                      It would be great if we have something like Wikipedia that tie to project(s). Team members can share template, code snippets, references, or library.

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                        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow .NET games on Xbox One

                        Yesterday was announced that Xbox One will allow indie developer to easily publish games on Xbox One.

                        Lots of indie developers and small game company are using .NET to develop games. Today, we are able to easily target several Windows platforms (Windows Desktop, Windows RT and Windows Phone 8) as well as other platforms thanks to Mono from Xamarin.

                        As we don't know yet the details about this indie developer program for Xbox One, we would love to use .NET on this platform - with everything accessible, from latest 4.5 with async, to unsafe code and native code access through…

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                          270 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Manage team days-off with different timezones on a single team instead of using multiple teams

                          I noticed today we cannot manage 1 single team in different countries and add their different holidays.
                          By adding the country at each user profile and defining the holidays by each country this could be manageable.

                          Another approach is to define different calendars and set this callendar for each resource (like in MS project we can do).

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                            0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Tasks in a PBI should have the same backlog priority as the PBI

                            Tasks should carry the same backlog priority as the PBI. When a PBI is prioritized or reprioritized the tasks backlog priority should also change.

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                            • support filtering of items on the kanban board

                              The Scrum boards allow filtering of wit, user, etc but the kanban board has no filtering capability.

                              3 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • add real horizontal swim lanes to the Kanban board

                                We need horizontal swim lanes for bugs so they can pass through all the columns in the process without the limits placed on those items in new swim lane(s).

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                                  1 comment  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Make every dialog window sizeable

                                  Having windows not being sizeable has been something that has been annoying for many years. It's like looking through a straw when it would be better to just be able to stretch the window (and the appropriate and most useful text boxes and list boxes). This would make life much easier, and surely it would be an easy change to implement.

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                                    0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • When checking in pending changes, don't force SQL Server Data tools windows to be saved before continuing

                                    When checking in pending changes, don't force SQL Server Data tools windows to be saved before continuing. I'm opening SQL Server Data tools windows in VS 2012, and it is extremely annoying that I can't check in pending changes for my Web/VB.NET/C# projects without saving everything. My trying to check in, a window pops-up asking to save my "query" windows. I click "No", but then it still does not check in my code files (which were previously saved). I have to either save my SQL scripts, or close those windows just so I can continue. It would be best if…

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                                      1 comment  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • plat_4ma_X_Cloud

                                      cooool inteligent

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                                      • Warn when duplicate variables from a base class in a derived class (c++)

                                        It wiil be a problem

                                        Example:

                                        class Base
                                        {
                                        protected:
                                        int foo;
                                        };

                                        class Derived : public Base
                                        {
                                        protected:
                                        int foo;
                                        };

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                                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Deploy SSIS Packages developed using SQL Server Data Tools for Visual Studio 2012 to either SQL2008R2 or SQL 2012

                                          Ability to choose the deployment target environment for SSIS Packages either SQL 2008 R2 or SQL 2012 similar to the functionality that SSRS has. This necessary to help larger shops transition from SQL 2008 R2 to SQL 2012 without having to upgrade all production systems at once.

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                                            0 comments  ·  SQL BI Tools (SRS, SSIS, SSAS)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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