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  1. Support the javascript style dictionary initialization syntax in C# too

    I find myself switching between javascript (or typescript) and C# a lot, and when I come to C# I find it annoying that I can't use the same dictionary initializer syntax as I was using a minute ago in javascript.

    i.e. var properties new Dictionary<string, string>{
    "property42": "yes",
    }

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      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • query constant for my team

      We have a new field, Team, taking the place of the Area as the bound (required) field for a workitem. I can't have a single My Query to use for workitems on the team I happen to be leading when I lead more than one team. I have to hard code the team name. But TFS knows which Teams are possible for my TFS Team (the bound field).

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      • Automatically report when an exception could be thrown using Intellisense.

        I cannot believe that I am writing about something so simple and mundane that a shareware version of your Flagship IDE would have it.

        Tell users when an exception might be when they are invoking a method. I don't care if you do this with intellisense or what and don't tell me that I need a $300 plugin, Jesus, Holy Crap, WOW.

        By the way, the XML documentation doesn't work and I should not be required to decorate a method by stating the obvious anyway, as if people love to type or something. It would not work on an interface…

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          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • LightSwitch HTML Calculation in Entity

          Hello,
          There is currently the possibility to write JavaScript UserCode for 'myapp.<Entity>.created' event.
          I would like to have an event which is fired each time the entity is displayed somewhere. So that I can put calculations (like creating a sum) in just one file and not into each screen where the entity is displayed.

          I would like to remove Buisness logic from the screen JavaScript. The screen JavaScript should, in my opinion, only care about the visualization of the data and not who and when to create sums of which fields.

          The event can be called 'myapp.<Entity>.displayed' and it needs…

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            0 comments  ·  LightSwitch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Prevent the auto formatter from putting the base class call onto a new line.

            Prevent the auto formatter from putting the base class call onto a new line.

            Today (looks terrible):

            public MyClass()
            : base()

            Should look:

            public MyClass() : base()

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              1 comment  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Rename an Application in Application Insights

              To have the ability to rename applications in Application Insights. The only way to do this currently is to stop monitoring, and start a new application. This is a tedious process if you have a naming convention change with many sites.

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                0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • AngularJS Like Web Framework is Required on Microsoft Technology Stack

                Angular JS is a very powerful framework for web & mobile frontend development on HTML5 technology stack. Although it is open-source, it is actually supported and being developed by Google. Microsoft should have such kind of technology and it should not be late on this area like it was on mobile...

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                  0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Provide Usage Environment statistics as timeline trends in Application Insights

                  Currently Application Insights displays environment statistics such as browser and OS as pie charts for a given time period. I would like to see the browser usage stats over time to see trends and rates of adoption.

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                    0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Include feature of Task Board Enhancer plug-in

                    Include all the features in this (excellent) free plug-in:
                    http://pascoal.net/task-board-enhancer/

                    Unfortunately it has not been updated for TFS2013 yet.

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                    • Copy only error message(description) from the Error List window

                      In the Error List window of VS when clicking on any error line the "Copy" from context menu, the VS pastes in the clipboard the line with format:
                      "Category Default Order Description File and etc". But many time only Description is needed.

                      Would be useful to add extra copy menu items that copies only specific column from the line.

                      Or
                      To add "Copy Columns" menu item that lists all columns it the same way as "Show Columns", where an user can check what columns to copy in the clipboard

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                        0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                          0 comments  ·  InstallShield LE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • allow next .NET Framework over third platforms (desktop & Mobile)

                          Hi.
                          My suggest is:
                          allow next .NET Framework over third platforms (desktop & Mobile)

                          ie set the. NET Framework as JAVA VM.

                          Best.

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                            0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Extend the Visual Studio Online Project Portal with SharePoint functionality

                            Regarding Visual Studio Online:

                            Please make it possible to extend the Visual Studio Online Project Portal with SharePoint functionality so the team could enjoy its collaboration and document management features.

                            76 votes
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                              2 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Stop the rapid release cycle of Visual Studio - improve existing versions

                              Every year now it seems there is a new version of VS, I am still getting my head around VS2012 but that already seems to be forgotten about and today I see VS2014 CTP!?

                              As a developer using VS everyday I would much rather see VS improved rather than having a to buy a new version each year to get feature X - this strategy is pushing me the other way consider another IDE which will be continuously improved.

                              Please care for your existing customer base or they will leave.

                              3 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • I suggest to introduce the functionality to disable the automatic image capturing in case of any error in CodedUi Tests.

                                I found when a coded ui test fails, it captures the screenshot automatically in the bin folder consuming lots and lots of memory and space. Also I found
                                "CodedUITestMethodInvoker.Instance.InvokeMethod<object>((Func<object>) (() => this.GetPropertyPrivate(propertyName)), this, true, false);"
                                of UITestControl class captures screenshot on every exception. There should be some flag or functionality to disable this default behavior.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Add the ability to check-in a shelveset

                                  I'd like to request the ability to check-in a shelveset using the IDE.

                                  For example, when viewing the shelveset details, the Actions menu should have a "Check-in" menu item.

                                  It's behavior should be similar to using the "tf.exe checkin" command.

                                  Thank you.

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                                  • I'd like have rules for work item lynks

                                    I'd like have rules for work item lynks. I supose that idea is clair.
                                    I want to have rules for lynks between work item like i have with fields or tansitions.

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                                    • Support special processing for carriage return–linefeed in MFC when using CFile::typeUnicode

                                      If the MFC class CStdioFile is used, text mode (CFile::typeText) provides special processing for carriage return–linefeed pairs. When you write a newline character (0x0A) to a text-mode CStdioFile object, the byte pair (0x0D, 0x0A) is sent to the file. When you read, the byte pair (0x0D, 0x0A) is translated to a single 0x0A byte.

                                      But this support is lacking when using the Unicode text support by means of CFile::typeUnicode!

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                                        0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Create our own folders in Dashboard Overview

                                        Just like you have My Favourites etc in the Dashboard overview it would be very useful for us to create our own folders e.g. so we can group dashboards by customer or by Server Environment etc

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                                          0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add more options for Syntax Coloring

                                          It would be helpful to have italics and underline as an option. (and perhaps strikethrough)
                                          I'd also like to be able to distinguish static items from non-static ones or globals from locals, etc.
                                          Resharper adds some options already, but you can only use color and boldness.
                                          Being able to underline static items but use he same color might be more clear than a bunch of different colors all over the place.

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