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  1. Add Swift syntax highlighting for VSO Pull Requests

    Add Swift syntax highlighting for VSO Pull Requests

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    • Save As TFS Query should save the charts too

      I have come to rely on my charts. I want to Save As a query to a different shared folder to make a copy for another team so they can use the charts too. But charts don't copy, only the query.

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      • Make the iteration burndown charted a stacked line diagram broken down by Activity

        The Sprint burndown chart should be broken down by type of activity (development, test, design).

        User Story: In a typical sprint the testing tasks burn down more slowly at the front of a sprint and developer tasks really should burn down almost completely a few days before the end of the sprint. With the test/developer time comingled into one graph it is hard to see the trends for each team individually to make needed adjustments.

        I suggest a stacked line style graph that shows the total burndown time broken out by the activity (i.e. team)

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        • Intergrate sharepoint data sources to ssis

          I want to get data from sharepoint into SSIS to make it available to Excel

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            0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Provide for customized retrieval of build artifacts

            The build artifact source for an RM component can only be a UNC path. There is no way to pull from API-based, or HTTP-based sources such as Artifactory. Please provide directly for such artifact retrieval or provide a pre-release event option whereby a custom tool can retrieve the needed artifacts prior to the release workflow.

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              0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Provide ability to see all users who have edited items in TFS Source Control Explorer

                When TFS Source Control Explorer displays more than 1 person who has edited items in TFS, you only see an option for [more], but there is no way to view those additional people who have edited these items. You are always only able to view only a single person's edit. This makes it difficult to track down all of the people who have edited a file for notifications.

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                • TFS Work Item Review Support

                  TFS supports code review and customer feedback already. What we suggest is the review of work items.

                  When you develop requirements in an organization, your requirements must meet some criteria, such as understandability, completeness, testability, etc. Depending on your development standards, you have to make sure that the requirements are reviewed as the standards require. Our review checklist for the requirements has 17 criteria now.

                  Same concept can be used to review engineering change proposals/orders. Same for test cases, etc. So that’s why we suggest a general work item review feature here.

                  Thank you in advance

                  K.

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                  • Allow oAuth access to profile images of users from the VSO REST API

                    At the moment for us to get profile images of a User we have to use Basic Authentication. Currently the every other action in the VSO REST API uses oAuth. Please can we get oAuth be used to retrieve the User Profile Image.

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                    • Add support for Debugger Visualizers

                      Visualizers are represented in the debugger by a magnifying glass icon. When you see the magnifying glass icon in a DataTip, in a debugger variables window, or in the QuickWatch dialog box, you can click the magnifying glass to select a visualizer appropriate to the data type of the corresponding object.

                      Visualizers are components of the Visual Studio debugger user interface. A visualizer creates a dialog box or another interface to display a variable or object in a manner that is appropriate to its data type. For example, an HTML visualizer interprets an HTML string and displays the result as…

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                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Tools for Unity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • compiler return null if I do not return anything, in a method

                        If I have to do this forever, if it is obvious that if I do not return anything, I will return null, the language should automate this for me

                        private Foo Bar {
                        if (bar == 1) {
                        return new Foo();
                        }
                        return null;
                        }

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                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add TypeScript project templates for Store Apps

                          While we have JavaScript project templates for Store Apps, there is nothing for TypeScript. The approach is quite different as seen in https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/dn201754.aspx

                          This would really help people get started with a best practice TypeScript store app.

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                            0 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Report function arguments as part of profiler report

                            I am trying to use Profiling tool in VS2013. There are multiple reports it generates and I am interested in report type "Function" which lists the function called and other details like, module, source code, line number etc. I need function argument also as part of this report. Can anyone help me how to get this. Does the tool provides this information directly or is there any way to get this.

                            What I am looking for is function name, argument details and class name if possible. Any help in this will be highly appreciated.

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                              0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Kanban board: allow a single board that shows tasks over multiple VSO projects.

                              For a business user, it would be helpful to see the current state of backlog items over multiple VSO projects in a single Kanban board. Currently I have to go to each individual VSO project and into that board to see what is going on. I have multiple VSO projects, and would like to get a single view of the state of all.

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                              • Extend Visual Studio API with a method to set startup projects that shall be started without debugging

                                The Visual Studio API provides a method to programmatically set the startup project(s):
                                https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/envdte.solutionbuild.startupprojects.aspx

                                But unfortunately, the method does not allow to specify startup projects that shall be started without attached debugger.

                                Please also see http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8817693/how-do-i-programmatically-find-out-the-action-of-each-startup-project-in-a-solut for some more information.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Extension  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Provide Role for updating TFS "Access Levels"

                                  Currently it requires a TFS Admin to modify the "Access Levels". This is primarily a clerical activity to assure Access Levels match MSDN and TFS CAL permissions. A TFS Admin has "God" permissions to manage the TFS server.

                                  We need Help Desk or other users who have the Authorization to manage Access Levels but are not Full TFS Admins.

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                                  • allow to link changeset in Team Room

                                    In team rooms you can link work items, but no changesets. A changeset ID prefixed with C in the text could be transformed to a link.

                                    #123 will link to Work Item 123,
                                    C123 will link to Changeset 123.

                                    This allows users to easily prompt a discussion on a changeset with inline-comments.

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                                    • Network calls debugger for Cordova

                                      It would be great to have an equivalent of "Network" tab in Chrome debug tools in the Cordova debugger. Or, if there is one, it should be easier to find ;)

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                                        0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Be compatible with a Cordova project created on other platform

                                        Cordova projects are create on many platforms (OS X, Linux etc.) and it would be great if VS could be compatible with the standard Cordova structure (as when created with corodova create CLI).

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                                        • Include [CallerType] (CallerTypeAttribute) similar to CallerMemberName (Ideal for generics)

                                          A [CallerType] attribute to avoid typeof(mitype) parameters similar to CallerMemberName attribute or line number, etc.

                                          Also inside another attribute ideal for Generics.

                                          [TypeExample([CallerType])
                                          public class Generico<T>{
                                          }

                                          public class ClassA:Generico<int>{ .. }

                                          public class ClassB:Generico<double>{ ... }

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                                            0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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