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  1. anonymous class or interface implementation c#

    Allow implementing of Interfaces or Classes within variables or fields or properties like that:

    interface IBar {

    void do();

    }

    expample:

    public void foo() {

    var demoBar = new IBar() {

    public void do() {
    Debug.PrintLine("Hello World");
    }
    }

    // usage as default
    demoBar.do();
    }

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      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Have compiler warnings more closely match those from Unity

      I'd really like to get rid of all warnings in our project both when compiling in Unity, and when compiling in Visual Studio.

      I get that because Unity compiles with Mono, and VS compiles with the .Net compiler so the warnings generated will always be a little bit different. However Unity also suppresses certain warnings because they would otherwise fire on false positives in typical Unity scripts.

      I'm thinking particularly of CS0649 which fires on private serialized fields that C# thinks are never assigned a value even though Unity will assign a value when de-serializing the class.

      I can get…

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        1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Tools for Unity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        Hi,

        Thanks for your suggestion!

        You’re right that because both Unity and VS compile the code with a different compiler you’ll get potentially different messages, but you’re also right that we should let you set the nowarn option from our configuration.

        You can easily workaround it by using #pragma warning disable, but having a configuration option is much better.

        Jb Evain, Dev Lead, Tools for Unity

      • Update plugin support to use npm and Cordova CLI v5.0.0

        Cordova CLI v5.0.0 has changed the way plugins are declared in the config.xml file and will be hosted under new IDs through npm. The existing plugin registry will be operational until at least October 15, 2015, so the Visual Studio extension needs to be updated to use this new repository.

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          0 comments  ·  Multi-Device Hybrid Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Allow Teams to work over multiple Projects (Teams at the Collection level in Visual Studio Online)

          I would like to see enhanced support for Teams that work across multiple Projects or Backlogs. My initial thought is to pull the Team concept up one level so that Visual Studio Teams are created at the Collection level rather than the Project.

          == Background Context ==

          One of my favourite features in Visual Studio is the concept of Teams. However, we want our real world development teams to be long lived entities rather than dismembering working teams after a project and treating people as fungible resources that we pull together from the bench players. Although I love the team…

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          • improve Test Results filtering

            In the MTM Test Plan Results, you can filter your results by suite or select multiple Test Suites. There is also a link to Select all and deselect all.
            The challenge with this view is that once you select a Test Suite, you still need to select each and every sub-suite under it for the results to be included.
            Can we have it such that selecting the higher level Suite selects everything below it?

            11 votes
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              3 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Make the WPF ResourceDictionary threadsafe

              When you build multi-threaded WPF applications, you can have crashes accessing the ResourceDictionary, Our application processes XAML in background threads for printing and other functions, occasionally WPF will crash inside the ResourceDictionary code.

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                2 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • TFS Plugin for Android Studio

                Please create a Plugin for Android Studio.

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                • Remote debugging should work through firewalls without having to forward ports.

                  When debugging across the internet, having to manually configure the remote firewall to forward specific ports to a specific PC is not always possible. Especially when the remote site is a customer owned site. It would be fantastic if the remote debugger had the option to connect through firewalls without having to forward ports, similar to how Skype, Team Viewer, etc.. can. I realize this might require an external server, so it should be an option but still default to the current peer-to-peer behavior.

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                    0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Support XAML2009 Throughout

                    Generic types etc.

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                      0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Provide single command from vstest.console.exe to execute coded ui tests,create trx file and conver that trx file to html using trx2html.exe

                      I have done the below steps to execute coded ui tests,enable logger and then convert trx to html file:
                      1. Command to execute coded ui tests is vstest.console.exe "dllname.dll" \logger.trx
                      This command executes my coded ui tests and generates trx file in TestResults folder
                      2. Command to convert the above trx file to html file using trx2html.exe is trx2html.exe "TestResults\trxfilename.trx"

                      But my requirement is to have a single command to execute coded ui tests, create trx file and convert trx to html file.

                      Could you please on this

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                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • DllExport attribute

                        I think we need a DllExport attribute to mark methods, that we need to export from managed DLL to unmanaged code so it can be used by c++ applications. There is many places when it can be usefull. For exaple to support old c++ applications with c# libraries. Currently to export a method, we need to go to IL code and add export attribute. This is quite annoying and time consuming. It will be nice if c# compiler will do it by itself

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                          2 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • filter request

                          Filter requests with a given pattern
                          I would like the ability to tell Application Insights to ignore requests with a certain pattern. For example, I don't want any request data logged that matches /signalr, because it skews the server response time metrics because the requests stay open for an extended period of time. Updating every single chart to ignore a given request is way too cumbersome.

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                            0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Make it possible to plan a test plan in test manager

                            Make it possible to plan a complete test plan in test manager. Now you can assign testers to certain test, but you cannot assign a date on which the test should be performed. You also do not have a duration of a test case right now.

                            So if you have a test plan with a lot of test cases, it should be possible to make some kind of schedule per tester. In that way you can also track progress of the test plan (are we on the good path regarding to timings etc)

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                              0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Provide a function on the kanban board VSO to show items are linked (for instance by color or highlight)

                              We would like to be able to make it visually clear on the kanban board, which items belong together. For instance with color: all yellow items are linked, all purple items are linked. Why: We have changes which exist of front end and back end changes and usually have their own timing through the flow. But in the end (for testing or implementing) you want to have them together in the same stage. A color would help to immediately identify them on the board and see the status.

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                              • build demand type of greater than or equal

                                When you configure demands for your build definition you only have two options for type, exists and equals. I would like to see "greater than or equal" added. Just the existence of a capability does not mean it is the correct version. And equals will not let me use a newer version than the one I entered. If I need WiX 3.6 but the agent has 3.9 my build should still run. However, if the agent only had 3.4 which would not work exist would queue the build anyway.

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                                • A cat

                                  AMMAZING

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                                    0 comments  ·  Feedback Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Support for transaction response time goals

                                    In the current version of the load and performance test tools, only request level goals are supported. In a real-world scenario, a single user action might equate to multiple server requests. We wrapper multiple requests into a transaction but the transaction does not have a goal property. It would be really useful to have this feature added.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Allow VSO Stakeholders to drag and drop cards on the Board

                                      VSO Stakeholders can create Product Backlog Items and change their status. However, they cannot drag and drop their cards in the Board. This doesn't make sense to me since changing the status and move the card in the board are directly connected.

                                      For example, if my stakeholder has finished the UAT, I need him/her to move his/her card to "Ready to go Live".

                                      Hope this make sense.

                                      Thanks

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                                      • Add ability to log to Output window with custom source

                                        Add the ability to log to the output window like Debug.Write() does, but under a custom "source". So I could for instance code Output.Write("DB Calls", Value) and then have the ability to right click on the output window and filter by "DB Calls". Otherwise my debug window gets super cluttered.

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                                        • Add "Go to Implementation Definition" for objects derived from interfaces or base classes

                                          Perhaps provide a selection box for the actual implementation to navigate to - sort of like how "Go to Definition" works with partial classes.

                                          This would be useful for interface driven designs where going to the interface definition is not desired but selecting one of the concrete implementations is.

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