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  1. Typescript.NET or server side

    I suggest the following items:
    A. You create a language Typescript.net on the server side which will compile typescript to .NET IL on the server side similar to the way we have typescript transpiling to javascript on the client or browser side. With Roslyn available this possibility will mean that code written on the server side in C#/VB and complied to .NET IL could be reserved from IL to typescript.net and you have one language for both server side (Typescript.net) and client side (typescript).
    B. You should create Typescript RIA services just as you had in silverlight RIA services for…

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      0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • add option Find separated commented code and functional code

      Create checkbox adding the option to search commented code separated that functional code.

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        0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Improvement for Find Shelveset section.

        I propose add combobox instead of textbox in "Find Shelvesets" section. Combo should contain team member names or at least last input values.
        Reason: it is not comfortable to look for shelvesets of another team members as you need to know how them names are spelled.

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          0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Visual Studio Code for Windows RT

          Develop a Visual Studio Code version to Windows RT.
          Just the resources to create a Windows App, a Windows Phone App, HTML and JavaScript edition are enough.

          I know that Windows Phone development requires an emulator and it's hard to create... but remove the emulator. I can deploy the source to my mobile and test it.

          The same situation to Windows Apps: we won't create a App with risks to the RT environment.

          HTML and JavaScript can be written on notepad, but Visual Studio is the best.

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            0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Make Search Box Search History

            Ideally (from my perspective), the search box in TFS would search all fields when provided unqualified search terms--this is what Fogbugz did (or at least if there were fields left out I never noticed). But I would certainly expect it to search the history of the discussions in bugs. When a developer is trying to find a duplicate bug for a crash with a certain callstack, or trying to find that one bug where Ross talked about DT_DATE, or whatever it may be, we need to provide them with the tools to quickly find them.

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            • show last user who modified the file when comparing folder

              show last user who modified the file as a column when are comparing folder

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              • Provide better support for managing TFS user licences

                As per the comments from Betty, Myself and Bebo on Brian's Blog: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/bharry/archive/2015/07/27/included-cals-and-tiered-pricing.aspx#10631001

                It is not easy for administrators to grant correct access to on Prem TFS based on the end-user's licensing level, CAL, MSDN, etc. At the moment it is mostly an honesty policy.

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                • Utility for Determining Minimum Required Version for Universal Apps

                  I normally don't use in my code most of the features that are changed significantly enough that they wouldn't work on all versions (well, at least 8.1 and up), so this probably won't be a big problem for me, but in Visual Studio 2015 you need to specify a minimum required version. Because the changes between builds & versions are so small, I think it would be useful to have a utility that can help us determine what this would be. Right now, I plan on always selecting the minimum option, because I would have no idea how to even…

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                    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • manage conditional compilation symbols for all projects on solution

                    To make it easier to exchange the conditional compilation symbols of all projects in the solution all at once.

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                      0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • In VSO, i would like to suggest there should be some option/place to create/maintain the project related stuff architectural diagrams etc.l

                      I like Visual studio online & TFS features and from last few months we are using it and moved all our project stuff there, its really awesome experience to work with it.

                      In Visual studio online, i would like to suggest there should be some option/place to create/maintain the project related stuff like architectural diagrams, design documents etc(Similar to Wiki).

                      So i request the VSO team to look into my suggestion and if possible try to implement this ASAP in VSO which will really help the users to maintain all their project stuff at one place.

                      Thanks,

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                      • Open source Visual Basic

                        Since further development does not seem feasible, would it be possible to release the sources in a .NET core style manner?

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                          0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                            0 comments  ·  Compatibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • We need Limited Access in TFS 2015

                            In TFS 2015 (and TFS 2013 update ???) "Limited Access" has been replaced by "stakeholder Access". Unfortunatly we have users posting ideas and bugs via TFS feedback client. These users should be able to access self-created work items only. But with "stakeholder access" they can read and write all work items. Feedback and bugs are assigned to a lot of different areas. So it's not possible to restrict view and edit permissions to areas. (see: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/27244676/how-to-limit-users-in-the-new-stakeholder-access-level-to-only-see-their-own-wor)

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                            • bookmark tooltip

                              there should an option to add tooltip for the given book mark so that user can have their comments against book and can quickly recollect why they kept the book mark

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                                0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • I offer myself to write the Hebrew translation for visual studio (Free of charge)

                                Hi,
                                As the title describes, I offer myself to write the Hebrew translation for visual studio.
                                I know alot of great programmers that don't use half of the abilities visual studio offers, only because of the language barrier.
                                Please consider my request as it will benefit both Microsoft and Israeli Programmers (existing ones and programmers to be).
                                Thanks

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                                  0 comments  ·  Blend for Visual Studio  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Limit OAuth to single VSO account

                                    Allow user to select account(s) (Project collection) when authorizing external app via OAuth

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                                    • Show what template was used to create a project

                                      I love the work the Visual Studio team is doing, but as there are more and more project types, it becomes impossible to keep track of what project type one used to create a project. "Did I create a class library or class library (package)?".

                                      It would be awesome if you could add a project template attribute to the Project Properties tab. When a project cannot load because the project type is unsupported, you should show what type of project it is so that people can find the right template. Optimally, it should provide a link to where to install…

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                                        0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                          0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Keep XNA available for Visual Studio 2015

                                          I suggest that you should keep developing XNA for Visual Studio. We haven't known any other framework for games yet.

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