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  1. release planning

    TFS should support release planning as a first class concept similar to Jira (https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/AGILE/Planning+a+Version). It would be very helpful for organizing a set of features and stories into multiple release versions for planning

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    • Make the LabelWorkspace and LabelSources activities work with the Git Source provider

      It would be nice to be able to Tag the Git sources with the build number when a build has been successful - this would help traceability in the case where the build number has been used to version the assemblies and other build artefacts - allowing for instance a deployed assembly to be traced to the source that was used to build it

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          0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Make Codelens to scan code and suggest design pattern

          it will be great if we have codelens that scan your code file (c#/javascript) and suggest design patterns to improve code quality at given class or method level.

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            0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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            • Control Intellitrace Folder/Item Count Size

              After installing Update 3 RC I was poking around and ended up in the TraceDebugging folder. 256GB of space. I see the option for controlling single file size but not total/folder size. Please fix this.

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                0 comments  ·  IntelliTrace  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • MTM - Indicate Parameter is missing value at Test Suite level for applicable Test Cases

                Assume we have bulk test cases in a Test Plan/or Test Suite and I want to know all the test cases in which designer missed out passing parameter values.Currently we need to open each test case and then only we can verify this.
                Idea is provide this indication at Test Suite level, so I click on particular Test Suite and get some mechanism/indication where I can get all applicable test cases in one go.

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                  0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Ability to Use SSIS to call CUIT Methods

                  I want to be able to use SSIS packages to call and run certain .playlists or test methods based on ETL processes. i.e. run certain tests based on a load that occurs, and I would like to automate so that we get a test result email based on certain criteria.

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                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow Event Details Page to be sent via email and/or copy/paste support

                    I needed to copy the event details for an exception into our call management system but the formatting goes badly wrong. Can we have the ability to copy/paste the html retaining the formatting or the ability to download a pdf of the details.

                    And the ability to send the details via email would be useful too.

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                      1 comment  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add a way to track success rate per device.

                      I need a way to be able to track success/failure of a few important operations in my app, and I would love this data to be correlated with users and devices, so I can answer the following questions:
                      1. Operation failed, did it ever succeed for the same user?
                      2. On which devices does the operation fail 100% ? Or on which device/user pair does the operation fail 100%?
                      3. When the operation succeeds, which device did it succeed?

                      6 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Exceptions log

                        Why there is not such a log file/window for all occured exceptions during the solution session, which may help a lot especially if a thrown exception occured unexpectedly and got closed without paying attention !

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                          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Support semver Versioning in Team Build workflow

                          ASP.NET vNext relies entirely on NuGet packaging. Native support of semver versions (central to NuGet and npm) should be supported in Team Build.

                          Right now it is very difficult to use semver as the Team Build version. In addition to semver support for versioning, etc, automatic code promotion could be related to semver as well.

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                          • Create Service Hooks for MS Project Server Online

                            Create a new service hook that would hook TFS with MS Project Server Online or on premise.

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                            • Support HSB Colors Better

                              In many programs I make I like to have a good UI, and the best way to do this is by using HSB or HSL colors which can be easily modified to produce colors that look great together.

                              Constantly, I am finding that I am having to creating my own custom ColorX class but it doesn't flow well with already existing .NET classes.

                              I am asking for things like:
                              Color.FromAhsl(alpha, hue, sat, lum)
                              Color.H
                              Color.S
                              Color.L

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                                0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Rest API - Ability to show work items associated with a GIT commit

                                Currently there is no way to get the work items associated with a GIT commit through the API.

                                The API for TFVC has this ability through the 'includeworkitems' query string parameter and this same extension point could be used on GIT commits to bring feature parity in this area.

                                This is available for Team Foundation Version Control through Changesets and should be made available for GIT.

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                                • Need VC++ controls (Grid, Menu,etc.,) support for Visual Studio CodedUI

                                  Please provide support for VC++ controls such as Gird, Menu Items, etc., with CodedUI for Test Automation.

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                                    1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • .NET Framework Classes for Administrate a DHCP Server with a own implemented Application

                                    Implementing of a set of Classes to administrate DHCP Server. For example Create a new Scope, new IP Reservation in a Scope, Show Scopes, Show Releases and so on.

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                                      0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Click Once with TFS Build Default Template

                                      The default build template does not support click once. It needs some customization. But isnt the TFS Build supposed to be meant for publishing my app & support continuous deployment - or at least the most common web & windows? This is yet to feature on TFS build extensions.

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                                      • Provide intellisense for constructor-initialised classes

                                        If you create an instance of a type using the "shorthand" initialiser syntax e.g. MyType(Field = Value, OtherField = OtherValue) instead of the longhand syntax (let x = MyType(); x.Field <- Value etc. etc.), you don't get any intellisense.

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                                          2 comments  ·  Languages - F# Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Visual Studio 2013: Bring back floating quick find

                                          It's really annoying that this feature is gone - the way it has to be used now slows me down on most searches since I always have to move the cursor to the top right first

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                                            0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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