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  1. Missing information on what's a Team Project Name in how to get started

    When going to http://tfs.visualstudio.com/en-us/learn/connect-vs/ how to get started using Team Foundation Service, it's explain all the obvius but doesn't give the user the ability to understand, right there, what's a team project name used for.

    It's the name of my company ? the name of the team ? the name of a project ?

    I know that's the name for the team working in some project. but that's just not clear enough for a how to get started page.

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      0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • add style rule to vs 2012

        It is necessary to add style rule to vs 2012

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          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Support System.Runtime.Serialization.IExtensibleDataObject for portable class libraries.

          The MSDN articel "Best Practices: Data Contract Versioning" recommends implementing IExtensibleDataObject. But this interface is missing in portable class libraries.

          This leads to the choice "make your data contract portable, or make it versioning aware"

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            0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add the ability to use Attributes in "where"

            I know attributes are supposed to be markers, but with this, you will be able, for example, to make only certain classes that derive from FooClass into a generic class, especially because empty interfaces are discouraged by Microsoft.

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              0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Provide profiling tools for Javascript

              Provide a utility to profile JavaScript files to determine slow performing functions, highlight slow functions and make suggestions on how to improve them and resources that are not cleaned up.

              4 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Support Microcontroller Programming with C# and VB.net Like microchip PIC Family and Atmel

                we are an Interface programmers , we would like you to add Microcontrollers programming in the next version to let us developing hardware programming side by side with software interfcae programming.

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                  0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                    1 comment  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • provide drag n drop tools to create beautiful apps for beginners without writing code

                    provide drag n drop tools to create beautiful apps for beginners without writing code like www.wix.com were we can make website by dragging and dropping stuff without actually writing the code for beginners who do not understand codding. with this concept many apps could be created for windows 8 and windows phone devices.

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                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Load Test Stop Confirmation Dialog

                      While a load test is running it's too easy to click the stop button by accident. Please could you add a stop confirmation dialog

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                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add a delete button!

                        Please add a delete button!
                        I mean, the whole thing is great as a whole, but this is a simple problem. Of course, it can be done with the command line, but seeing as you have most tools already on here, it would be a shame not to

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                          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Enhance Column Select

                          Allow column select to be compatible with the Home, End, and Ctrl keys. This feature has been implemented by eTextEditor and SublimeText and greatly reduces the time to write and edit certain documents, such as some XML file or various flat format files. Additionally, it enhances the ability to edit the end-of-line on many lines at once. These other text editors enhanced this functionality even further by allowing blocks of text to be wrapped in other tags, like HTML spans, or any other arbitrary code markup.

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                            0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                              0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Add Delete Files Methods

                              Add Delete Files Methods
                              Directory.Clear(dirname)
                              DirectoryInfo.Clear()
                              DirectoryInfo.Clear(Func<string,bool> predicate)
                              and so on

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                                0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • additional work in sprint should be higlighted(different color) in burndown

                                Hi,

                                more often than not we get additional work(ie. bugs or urgent release tasks) in the middle of current sprint so it's hard to see it on burndown. Eg. image of one iteration, we would like that extra work is shown in different color, so it's easy to point out unplanned and additional work in a sprint.

                                4 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Surface [Obsolete] APIs in the XAML designer

                                  When a type (or it's properties) are marked [obsolete] the designer should surface those as designer compile warnings as well.

                                  76 votes
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                                    under review  ·  4 comments  ·  XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Export/Save watch

                                    Please provide a way to save or export contents of a watch window to Excel or XML. When dealing with large object graphs (that might need some time to be build) it is not very comfortable to generate a new object graph (which includes starting a new debug session) every time you need to lookup a specific value. Exporting or saving the watch to make it available after stopping the debug session would greatly improve everyday workflows.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Show test comments from Microsoft Test Manager on Visual Studio and TFS portal

                                      When a test is failed, we add a comment. I would like for that comment to be visible to the developer in Visual Studio or by going the the web portal for TFS

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                                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Enhance SSIS package execution error reporting

                                        Improve SSIS error reporting by including a popup or error viewer control so that when an error occurs in the package execution, the developer does not have to keep right clicking and copying the error message and pasting into notepad to fully read it.

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                                          0 comments  ·  SQL BI Tools (SRS, SSIS, SSAS)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Windows Phone Classic Developer Tools

                                          Bring us back the chance to develop apps for Windows Mobile ("Phone Classic") platform, there is a market for those devices yet, PDAs devices still alive.

                                          The real deal here is, bring us back a way to develop in this platform without installing VS2008 and all those SDK, something like "Windows Phone Classic Developers Tools"

                                          2 votes
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                                            0 comments  ·  Phone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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