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  1. Build.Preview - Allow to disable unit tests at queue build time.

    Using TFS 2015 RC new Build.Preview feature, it's not allowed to disable tests for a specific build at queue time. We need to edit the build definition by disabling the "Test Step" everytime and it fills up the build history for no reasons. Makes this history less usefull.

    Was nice to run build without tests sometimes, just like the old XAML build offered!

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    • Allow MTM Test Runner to set steps with other values rather than Pass or Fail

      Currently MTM Test Runner allows setting single steps with Pass or Fail. Single or individual test steps can also be skipped, but in the case they have to be validated (there are expected results associated) the whole Test Case will fail.
      It is very common to re-use a test suite or a test case to test different releases and sometimes not all the steps apply, the result obtained is uncertain or just the mentioned step is blocked for some reason; therefore MTM Test Runner should allow the user to set single steps with other values such as “Not applicable”, “Blocked”,…

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        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • support \n, \t, etc. in replace mode

        When replacing strings with Ctrl+F it would be good to be able to add tabs, new lines, etc. with \t, \n, etc.

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          1 comment  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Diğer veritabanı tanınmıyor, table eklemek bile sorunlu

          Diğer veritabanı tanınmıyor, Diğer veritabanı eklenebilmeli. table eklemek bile sorunlu, kendi içinde veritabanına table eklemek bile sorunlu, bazılarını file tabeles', bazılarını tables'e ekliyor, önceki tabloları göstermiyor. Sağ tıklama düzenleme biçiminde aç komutu çıkmıyor. VB 6 kadar bile değilsiniz.

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            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Tools for Unity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Enable IntelliTest leverage existing unit tests

            Enable IntelliTest to leverage existing unit tests in my test project so that it can focus on generating tests not already covered.

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              1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • visual studio settings .vssSetting automatic backup in OneDrive

              visual studio settings .vssSetting automatic backup in OneDrive

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                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • C programming tutorial Migration from Windows to Unix based operating systems

                with instructions on how to easily migrate from windows to apple computers, or unix based operating systems. If this idea is already available, I apologize.

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                  1 comment  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add ftp, sftp, and ssh file transfer capability to Visual Code.

                  This would be helpful for working on web projects.

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                    0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Add password handling for Visual Code's Git handler

                    When I try to do a git push it hangs because there is no prompt for a password.

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                      0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                        1 comment  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Automatic identifier resolve

                        interface IWalkable
                        {
                        void Walk();
                        }

                        class Human : IWalkable
                        {
                        void Walk( ... );
                        }

                        class Duck : IWalkable
                        {
                        void Walk( ... );
                        }

                        and so on..

                        If I have to ensure those subclasses (Human, Duck, ...) implement other interfaces, I either make that classes inherit interfaces one by one, or make a abstract class named Animal and make it inherit those interfaces. Of course, if I have many subclasses, the latter would be much easier.

                        public abstract class Animal : IWalkable, ISleepable
                        {
                        void Walk();
                        void Sleep();
                        }

                        Then I have to add override identifer to all…

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                          0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Allow us to write human queries in web portal (like in Power BI)

                          Like in Power Bi, it could be great to ask some questions about how user use our app.

                          The graphs are interesting but it could take time to generate a specific graph with the UI.

                          With a human query, the app could generate dynamically and isntantly a response to some questions like :

                          * "How many (percent of) users did THAT action at least 1 time ?"
                          * "How many (percent of) users that use the app this week already used it 4 weeks ago ?"
                          * "How many (percent of) users stays at least 5 minutes per session ?"

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                            0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Provide the ability to bulk add users to a VSO account

                            i should be able to bulk add users instead of a 1 by 1 action. Also, i can't assign a license when adding users on the Team homepage...fix!

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                              • Decouple VSO from programming-specific tasks

                                We run a tech consulting firm, and that means not all of our projects involve development; however, even our development projects require documentation, communication, and other activities.

                                I find that VSO is not built out to be a fully-functional tool for managing all aspects of a project. It seems more like a collaboration space for developers, with a few generic project management/communication features. Bottom line: I can't manage all of my projects using only VSO effectively. I have to use other tools, which is frustrating, and disjointed. Here are a few practical changes I can recommend to help VSO grow…

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                                • Rapid snippet writing

                                  Little problems sometimes occur in life, for example a question in the Stack Overflow, or a little script we want to write rapidly, and we would like to test it or try it once that we don't really want to create a full solution or don't even browse a destionation where the project may be saved into, we just want to code rapidly, run it and forget it forever - although we post it to get some point. These 'snippets' don't really need a full setting-layout set or external libraries linked into, therefore need no other file but the code.…

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                                    1 comment  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Localisation of universal Apps should be possible from the shared assembly

                                    I created my first Universal App where I needed to use localisation of text in the program .

                                    I was verry surprised to discover that I could not use the resw files in my common.portable assembly , actually i was able to read the values but it would always return the Neutral language

                                    Moving the resw files to the main entry projects solved this problem

                                    It would be verry handy If i could place my translated text strings and or pictures in one location for both Apps

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                                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Find reference / find usages for only write access / read access

                                      Eclipse have this option.
                                      Search > Read Access / Write Access.

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                                        0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • [Test manager] Improve screen estate for steps when designing test cases

                                        In Microsoft test manager 2013, the space reserved for editing and creating test steps is very limited, about 1/6th of the total screen. This makes it harder for users to design larger test cases.

                                        If possible, it would be nice to have panes (like "Solution explorer", "Error list", "Test results" in VS) for all sections that make up a test case. These sections could for example be: a test suite tree, the header (title, state, assigned to, priority,...), a section with the steps (summary, links, attachment could also be included in this pane) and a section for parameters,...
                                        This way,…

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                                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Manage Nuget Packages default sort order

                                          I'd like to be able to set the sort order for the Nuget Package Manager.
                                          Though it might be relevant to sort by "most downloaded" for online sources, I'd highly prefer an alphabetical order for my own sources.

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