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  1. More support for custom access roles in HTML Client

    Right now if you want to load custom data (for authentication), you can perform a easy AJAX request, but if based on this you need to display custom dialogs, you currently have support for screens where you can not require initialization.

    For example, _run, accepts a screen id which will be displayed as a main one, but what if you need to have a screen with some logic the beforeShown, or afterClosed function ? You can't.

    Also, if would be good if you can specify a promise operation that the LightSwith to execute when the application starts. In this way,…

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      0 comments  ·  LightSwitch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Improvements

      Improve the way you view the pages and its constituent elements so that it becomes more clearly

      For the testing process to develop practical explains where to start the process, for example, first create a plan and then checking to create a template
      Test case, and so on .....

      Error messages that appear to the user become more apparent not only public, for example, when creating a test plan does not work because of
      The absence of a test suite and so on

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        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Handle deeply nested node_modules gracefully

        I know the Windows path issue has been beaten to death (https://github.com/joyent/node/issues/6960, http://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio/suggestions/2156195-fix-260-character-file-name-length-limitation), but with MVC 6 relying heavily on npm packages, this problem is important. I can't check-in source into git from the Team Explorer because it barfs on long path names under node_modules

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          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Reconsider position on c99/11

          This has been declined before. However, I feel that Microsoft should look at this again to be more in parity with other operating systems.
          A lot of C code is still in use in many places for numerical code. These libraries also tend to be unix only making windows a second class citizen.

          Consider that gcc and clang, available on Linux and OSX, both provide a competitive c++ compiler as well as a c compiler. This puts windows developers for numeric tools at a disadvantage if they want to stick to using VS. ICC is available at an expense but…

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            0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Assigning Variables

            In Visual C++. Variable should be assigned like so...

            int x assign >> int >3<;

            This is so much easier.

            Make it happen.

            Thanks,

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            • Implement interface, but don't insert into code only copy to clipboard

              Implement interface, but don't insert into code only copy to clipboard.
              Or add menu item to a right-click menu to implement interface at current cursor position.

              3 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add unary ternary operator

                Hi,

                I'd like to ask you to allow omitting the last argument of the ternary operator, like the follows:

                var checked = flag ? "checked";

                Instead of:

                var checked = flag ? "checked" : (string)null;

                This might be very useful in Razor engine, for adding classes like .active etc.

                6 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Make bitCount() method for value types

                  Right now there is no way to access very useful popcnt SSE instruction from C# (any other .net language) While in java there is a method int.bitCount()

                  The idea is to make the same thing for .net and this method can use popcnt instruction if it is available or any other implementation if it's not.

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                    0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Introduce static typing to html views for better integration with JavaScript/TypeScript/AngularJS

                    To help developers building and maintaining web applications that depend on JavaScript/TypeScript it would help immensely to be able to rely on intellisense to provide useful suggestions/completions for AngularJS based models and expressions.

                    E.g. It would be great if visual studio knew how to autocomplete the "model.property" in the following html snippet:
                    ng-model="model.property"

                    Also, even better would be if it could provide snippets for common expressions like those used by the ng-repeat directive.
                    item in arrayModel
                    (index, value) in arrayModel
                    etc

                    Where intellisense can provide arrayModel from the scope's known members.

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                      0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Populate Find In Files (Ctrl+Shift+F) with SELECTED text only

                      If there is selected text, fill the search box with the selected text.
                      If there is no selected text, do not touch the search box - just fill it with the last searched item.

                      This was the behavior for VS2008. (change from 2010 or 2012 I don't remember). I could quickly search for what I just searched the last time (but on another project scope, for example), or modify on my last search.

                      I am now on VS2013, the Find Window will try to grab a word even there is no text selected; so often it's filled with garbage text…

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                        0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • application beat android's applications

                        i have idea for application that will beat any social application. our motto is; we didn't make something new; we just simplify things. we want to take culture, chat and music to all people and make them love it by simple things. please contact me.

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                          0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Rename Visual Basic to B# and Support B# With Absolute Parity

                          Dotnet 2015 made it clear: VB.NET developers need to switch to C# or be left behind. Very sad.

                          VB syntax is friendlier, easier to read and code and maintain. Yet Microsoft is killing off this superior language bowing to pressure from myopic C# developers and Mono.

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                            2 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Use AI to build prototype into language framework

                            Use a strongly typed prototype language with heavy rule sets to allow an AI to provide conversion to different language packs like C#, C++, VB.NET, Javascript, ES6 ;), Fortran, ASM, MSIL, Haskell, English, other languages,

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                            • Use AI to detect repetitive user patterns and provide combination and permutation support

                              When active an AI or AI like process will monitor user input whether typed or pasted and will determine if there are repeatable, low hanging fruit probability that the user may wish to continue with their repetitive process. If so it will offer an expansion to deliver a quick prototype and then perhaps a accepted submission. It may offer lastly more complicated patterns as a final or last resort that it determines the user may have a possibility at driving.

                              Low hanging fruit examples might be copy from a list and moving to another list, numbering, ordering, changing hierarchies, indenting,…

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                                1 comment  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Devevelope a updated version of the dropped Expression Web 4 that does responsive web design.

                                Bring back Expression Web4+, fully capable of HTML 5 and CSS3 with Responsive web design with Expression Blend and Deep Zoom Composer.

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                                • Set the default value for TFS workitem Iteration Path

                                  As of now there is only a manual setting of the Iteration Path for every bug/workitem. It would be nice to have a default setting.

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                                  • Give Visual Studio Online its own uservoice account.

                                    540 pages of suggestions. I'm not sure if anyone will read my suggestion anymore. VSO could have its own uservoice account.

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                                    • Make using threads natural in C#

                                      Threading needs to simplified further and made a natural part of the language. Instead of having to create a Task or Thread objects to run code on a new thread, could it not be simplified to something like:
                                      MyMethod(args) on new thread;
                                      or
                                      MyMethod(args) on new thread new_thread_object;
                                      or
                                      MyMethod(args) on thread existing_thread_object;

                                      Using the first option, you lose the thread object, but this could be handy running a process on a form to keep the form responsive.
                                      Using the last option, we could use that to run a method on a form to update controls without have to jump…

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                                        1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Export Markdown to PDF

                                        Creating our documentation using markdown is a great feature and allows everyone to be more productive and collaborative, but, sometimes we need to send or store this documentation in other formats, like Word or PDF. Wouldn't it be nice to be able to export the de markdown to a persistent format?

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                                        • Better support for multiple monitors

                                          I use three monitors and have problem. VS is maximized on one monitor (with the code and designer MDI) on a second monitor I have maximized a window containing the properties window and the solution explorer (docked side by side). When I edit XAML an click in the properties window, the contents of that window changes to show file properties for the file currently selected in the solution explorer (probably due to the editor window loosing focus, as this behaviour is not occuring if the properties window is docked in the main IDE window). If I want to edit xaml…

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