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  1. 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.

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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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              • 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 →
                • 4 votes
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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.

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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.

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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.

                          12 votes
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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 →
                                • Post status of Team Foundation Service Build Service on TFS Website

                                  This feature affects Team Foundation Service.

                                  Add the status of the build service to the TFS website (at a minimum). Spent more than 4 hours trying to figure out how I why the build was not building only to find out this morning the service had been down.

                                  Adding the status of the build service will save countless hours for the users of the service.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Support a HasPassword Dependency Property on PasswordBox in WPF

                                    While it is understandable that the Password property for a WPF PasswordBox is not a Dependecy Property or Bindable, this prevents me even enabling/disabling a button based on whether there is a password without doing coding that, in itself, involves checking the password.

                                    Providing a bindable HasPassword property will allow me to check if there is a password without exposing it.

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                                      0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Allow dragging files into HTML regardless of project type

                                      If I create a new asp.net project and create a new HTML file, I can drag a js or css file into the code editor of said HTML file and it will automatically add the appropriate script or style links. If I create a blank project, or just have an HTML file open with no project, this functionality does not work.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • In the team Explorer, Change Default State value of a selected Work Item to "Associate" instead of "Resolve" on Check In

                                        In the team Explorer, Change Default State value of a selected Work Item to Associate instead of Resolve on Check In. In VS 2012, our team often closed the work item because Team explorer Automatically chooses Resolve instead of Associate in team Explorer. Its really Annoying. In most scenarios, the developer is going to associate lots of check ins for a task. they resolve the task only once , when the task is completed. so its better to make a default value as an associate instead of Resolve. or At least given an option to choose an default value. Thanks.

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                                          18 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add context sensitive help in output window.

                                          I got a CS1760 compiler error in the output window. I place the cursor over the CS1760 text and hit F1. Help launches and takes me to help on the "Output" window instead of help for the error. Of course I then went to the search box of the help viewer and keyed in the "CS1760" text I copied out of the output window just to give the help system a second chance and ... "No topic found". Hm.

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