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  1. Add nameof into XAML

    nameof is very powerful in C# 6.0.
    But in xaml, there is still no have this keyword.
    I code a windows store app and use mvvm like this:
    <Core:EventTriggerBehavior EventName="Click">
    Sometimes, I spell wrong "Click", but I found this after the app launched.

    So, please add nameof into XAML. It is time to update the XAML.

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      0 comments  ·  XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add support for Google Play Services

      Split from: https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio/suggestions/7051864-add-support-for-google-play-services-opengl-2

      My app (and a few other devs that I know) have apps that use push notifications with Google Cloud Messaging and Google Maps (which needs Open GL 2). The emulator is currently miles ahead performance wise vs the regular Android emus, but these two limitations are preventing me from using it for certain development scenarios.

      Thanks,
      Tommy

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        0 comments  ·  VS Android Emulator  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Allow Coded UI Test Builder generates code based on jQuery

        Allow Coded UI Test Builder generates code based on jQuery

        We know the purpose of the tool is to generate code for several application types including Web, Windows Forms, WPF, and others and one way to do it is using UIMaps. However, the code generated is really hard to understand and to maintain. Even using Rangers Guide.

        Why don’t generate the code for “Web Technology” using jQuery syntax? Something like:

        browser.JQuerySelect<HtmlButton>("#myButton")

        Looks easier than:

        HtmlHyperlink uIVBHyperlink = this.UIMSDNthemicrosoftdeveWindow.UIActionFilterAttributDocument.UICodesnippet1Pane.UIVBHyperlink;

        public HtmlHyperlink UIVBHyperlink
        {
        get
        {
        if ((this.mUIVBHyperlink == null))
        {
        this.mUIVBHyperlink = new HtmlHyperlink(this);
        #region Search Criteria
        this.mUIVBHyperlink.SearchProperties[HtmlHyperlink.PropertyNames.Id] = null;
        this.mUIVBHyperlink.SearchProperties[HtmlHyperlink.PropertyNames.Name]…

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          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Allow a TFS query to return only top-level items, with the direct links criteria serving as filter only

          I want to show all user stories that don't have a Blocked task. I don't want to show the tasks. This is so I can pin the query to the home page and show the number of such user stories. Can't do this now.

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          • Please add the ability to print user story cards from backlog items in TFS.

            During agile planning activities and backlog prioritizing it is extremely helpful to be able to print cards from backlog items and move around on a wall or a table. Please add this functionality into TFS.

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            • change the behavoiur for double click on double backtick identifiers to select only a single word

              If I double click on a word I assume the word gets selected and nothing else. This doesn't work inside of double backticks. It always selects the whole identifier since it doesn't understand that the identifier is a sentence and not a single word.

              see also https://github.com/Microsoft/visualfsharp/issues/243

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                6 comments  ·  Languages - F# Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Team Explorer update from server when ever possible

                When switching to a TFS item get the latest state from the server instead of forcing the VS user to manually refresh every time.

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                • Support IANA standard geo:// uris

                  That would be great if standard IANA uris geo;// (see RFC http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5870 ) would be supported by default maps apps on windows (both mobile and desktop counterparts).

                  It would allow easier cross platform / generic behavior. This kind of uri is currently supported by Android.

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                    0 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • report templated link errors in a form that can be cut/pasted as explicit template instantiations

                    Right now I find myself taking the linker error (missing symbol), removing the mangled part, editing slightly and creating a specific template instantiation. GCC I believe offers a mechanism to do this.

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                      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • ContextMenu launched with keyboard should not 'select' a menu item based on a non-moving mouse cursor

                      When a context menu is summoned with the keyboard Menu button, the 'current item' should not be affected by a non-moving mouse cursor which happens to be over one item in the menu. Users with both hands on the keyboard who trigger the context menu with the keyboard expect to be able to up/down from the top of the menu, or to have their hot-keys recognized from top to bottom (eg, a context menu launched in an MVC view has menu items 'view in Browser' and 'Breakpoints' both selectable with 'b').

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                        0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Visual Studio support Windows RT

                        Now that full edition of office could be installed and run on RT, why can't Visual Studio support RT too?We can play many Xbox games on RT, so there shouldn't be hardware limit. Hope Visual Studio support RT along with Windows 10.

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                          2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Ambiguous file names in editor tabs and rencent projects/files

                          I think it's a very common practice for most developers to work with several branches of the same project: trunk + 1..N feature branches. And of course structure of those projects and filenames are the same for different branches. Right now in this case developer sees in recent project an ambiguous list of files with same names. The only way to distinguish them - is by tooltips, but it's slow and inconvenient. The same is when we open in code editor several files with same name from different projects. IntelliJ IDEs, for example, in similiar situation behave better.

                          It wold…

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                            1 comment  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Allow build summary to display code coverage percentage based on lines of code

                            When code coverage is run as part of a build the percentage displayed in the build summary is calculated based on the number of blocks covered. We would like to be able to configure this to calculate the percentage based on lines of code covered - as we fail the build based on lines of codes covered.

                            We have to stick with lines of code rather than code blocks for compatibility with other tools we use.

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                            • 3 votes
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                              • Let Beth Massi produce more video tutorials

                                The training video's from Beth Massi have been an excellent way to instroduce the power of Lightswitch, I just wish now there were more video's like this to take things even further, if more of the programming team could spend time on the forum it would help persuade more people like me who are still on the fence!

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                                  0 comments  ·  LightSwitch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • An effective way to compress Large Object Heap

                                  I think I've found an effective way to compress LOH:
                                  If CLR always alloc every large object at the beginning of a RAM page(usually 4KB per page),then the large object heap(LOH) can be compressed without much cost: CLR can compress LOH by modifying page table and TLB instead of copying data. If so, small fragmentation maybe still exist (less then a memory page size per fragment), but there would be no large fragmentation, and compressing would be very fast because of not copying large amount of memory data. To do this, OS support may be needed, fortunately Windows OS and…

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                                    0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • phone number money transfer to phone number pay instant transfer = western Union capacity for posibyl crette snack and shoping quick instant

                                    vom telefon aus credit money transfer zum bekante credit auf telefon nummer money transfer wie western union money transfer von Haendy zu haendy telephone number credit money quick and cash für cigaretten snack und shoping machine im bahnhof suvenir laden thankstelle schuhl snack menue cantine (beispiel mein freund ist auf der arbeit portemonaie vergessen und durch money instand transver vom mein telefone nummer kredit transaktion auf mein freude telefon nummer money transfer um die möglichkeit zu eßen trinken cigaretten verpflegung shopen via telefone instant money credit (beispiel meine freundin kommt retour von den ferien am flughafen dutyfree möchte ich eine…

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                                    • visual studio lightswitch right-to-left support in HTML screens! will we see it in VS2013 update 5 or VS2015?

                                      there is no visual studio lightswitch right-to-left support in HTML screens!

                                      changing the code of the default.htm is not enough! it will change only the title page position, but will not make the data fields right-to-left !

                                      will we see it in VS2013 update 5 or VS2015?

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                                      • Integrate NTVS into Visual Studio and/or put more resources into NTVS

                                        NTVS is an indispensable part of modern JavaScript development work. At the moment updates to NTVS are few are far between.

                                        I would like NTVS to receive the same kind of attention as ASP.net - if not more.

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