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  1. Secure Code Without Any Obfuscate Programs (As Option)

    Secure Code Without Any Obfuscate Programs (As Option)

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      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Option to Save All Data on Exit

      When the user closes the application using the red 'X' in the window title bar, the prompts the user to close without saving or to cancel and return to the application. I feel the wording of this prompt is confusing and could lead to unintentional data loss. Other Windows programs usually give the user three options: Save and Close, Discard and Close or Cancel. Implementing this as default in a LightSwitch app would provide familiar functionality to Windows users and would save them from going back and saving screens individually or from losing data by mistake.

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        1 comment  ·  LightSwitch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add an option for Team Rooms to turn off the "entered/left the room" messages.

        if there is no active discussion, but I open and close my browser or navigate to other pages in the Team site, there may be more "entered/left the room" messages than actual discussion.

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          1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • TFS Preview : Sprint end date should be aligned automatically

          I was going through the TFS Preview & found sprint dates are not aligned as per the effort & priority of sprint item given.

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            2 comments  ·  SQL BI Tools (SRS, SSIS, SSAS)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • TaskFactory.ContinueWhenAll should not throw ArgumentException when passed an empty array of Tasks

            TaskFactory.ContinueWhenAll is used to execute a subsequent Task when a group of required precedent Tasks are all completed. The set of precedent Tasks may be computed dynamically, and there may be none: in such a situation, TaskFactory should immediately start the subsequent Task rather than throw.

            Compare with e.g. Enumerable.All: this returns true when passed an empty sequence.

            In both cases, having no requirements isn't necessarily exceptional, and in both cases there's a clearly sensible behavior that could occur, so no Exception should be thrown.

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              1 comment  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Add test status as environment variable in PostTest script

              When running a post test script it would be great to have the info if the tests passed or not through a TF_BUILD_TESTSTATUS environment variable.

              A workaround is to edit the build template, add a GetBuildDetail activity before RunPostTest activity and then update the RunPostTest activity passing it this value through EnvironmentVariables.

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              • Create MSHC/HTML from XML Documentation (direct Integration of sandcastle)

                I'm a one man show and I have no so many time the write a complex documentation to my projects but I documented my classes with the /// coments and create a xml file. My wish is that visual studio create automaticly a Visal Studio Help File that I can integrat it in to my Visual Studio Help System.

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                  0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 8 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • A DataSet vizard for SQL Server Compact 4

                    A DataSet vizard for SQL Server Compact 4

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                      1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add support for Labels as Values

                      gcc has support for Labels as Values (http://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/gcc/Labels-as-Values.html). Add this feature to the Visual Studio compiler, too.

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                        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • To make macros more usable.

                        Macros are really nice tools to template classes and later change them globally, but the lack of support from visual studio discourages it's usage. Let the developer to debug macros, let the macro expand to actual code if developer wants so. This is essential part of c++ language, it is a very bad idea to ignore it. Give at least some attention to macros and let debug it, if code expansion would be too much.

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                          5 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • LightSwitch support databases with FileSystem tables

                          Support using a SQL Server database with a FileSystem Table. At a minimum you should be able to import the schema for the other tables and not have VS error out when it sees the FileSystem Table.

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                            0 comments  ·  LightSwitch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Have all collections implement generic collection interfaces

                            Many collections in the .NET framework that are not meant for general purpose usage (NameValueCollection, PropertyDescriptorCollection, ControlCollection, etc) do not implement a generic collection interface. So, in order to use LINQ to objects on a, for example ControlCollection, we must first apply the OfType<T>() or Cast<T>() operators, which wouldn't be required if this collection implemented IEnumerable<Control> or ICollection<Control>.

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                              2 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • intellisense and object browser to inherit /// comments inherited & interfaced classes.

                              intellisense and object browser to inherit /// comments inherited & interfaced classes. Include overloads in this behaviour.

                              This would help keep comments relevant and useful for the programmer.

                              Additionally, a merge feature would be useful -- especially for param documentation.

                              8 votes
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                                2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Improve the WinRT Documentation

                                The documentation for WinRT really lacking. There are almost no examples and most classes/members are described in a single sentence. This is especially painful with Windows.UI.Xaml, where there is absolutely no helpful insight on how to actually use the technology (bindings, panels, storyboards, templates).

                                When using native Win32 APIs, I've always found that the documentation was abundant and helpful. If WinRT is to be the new Win32, its documentation should be on par.

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                                  1 comment  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Support DRM protected streams in WPF media element

                                  WPF media element cannot consume protected streams - the integration with MS PlayReady is missing. PlayReady is supported only in Silverlight and Metro applications but .NET developers cannot create standalone player in WPF.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Store Help Viewer 2.0 favorites as separate files

                                    Help Viewer 2.0 for Visual Studio 2012 stores favorites in an undocumented format. As a consequence, developers who work with several devices are forced to manually recreate each and every favorite on each and every device. I suggest storing favorites as separate files, which then could be automatically synchronized across devices.

                                    (As a workaround available today, one could give up local help entirely and store all favorites as online bookmarks in the browser and sync from there. However, viewing help in the browser is much less productive than vieweing help in a specialized local viewer).

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                                      0 comments  ·  Help  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Offer different deployment-options

                                      ATM, the only deployment method that is available is ClickOnce. While this is mostly the best choice, we need to be able to change to a different deployment solutions.

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                                        1 comment  ·  LightSwitch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Show -where- we are un-doing (Ctrl-Z) in the source code. It doesn't really relocate the cursor right now.

                                        Show -where- we are un-doing (Ctrl-Z) in the source code. It doesn't really relocate the editor screen. When I go out for diner and come back, I often undo to show to my brain where I was last time I typed some code. But most of the time, it undo, I -feel- it places the cursor at the right place, but the scroll isn't good at all, so I can't see quickly what I just typed, as it disappears before I have the time to adjust the scroll.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add index to foreach statements

                                          Add index to foreach statements so developers don't have to declare their own indexes to track counts.

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