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  1. Testing app in real windows phone 8

    I develop an app and i want to see it how it works in my WP8. I put it on my SD card and i can not install it over Store app.

    So my idea is to do something and let us install and test our app on our phones. You can do this by embeding our WP8 profile into the app, just for testing in order to forbid installing it on opther phones. I hope yopu can get this info about our phone over the Microsoft account which is used in our phone.

    For example i am loged in…

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      0 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Better Angular Support

      There has to be more "connectivity" between html/cshtml and javascript (and typescript).

      For example pressing F12 in an ng-click attribute should bring me to the function in the javascript (or when typescript used to ts function).

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        1 comment  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • CodeLens for C++

        Make CodeLens available for C++ projects. One cannot deny that C++ is one of the most widely used programming language in the world, and very code intensive software is written in C++, e.g. operating systems or games. Visual Studio should provide CodeLens for C++, so that large groups of developers have a better possibility to review and test code.

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          1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Disable the IntelliSense for a specific folder in VS IDE.

          We want to disable the IntelliSense to ignore a specific folder in VS IDE.

          See:http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/c11387

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            0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Keyboard macros.

            Where are the keyboard macros gone? Recording and playing back keyboard actions are very important in formatting large chunks of text.

            Going around the problem by using 3rd party solutions, such as Notepad++ is quite suboptimal.

            3 votes
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              0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Sorting text

              Sort lines in selection by ascending or descending order.
              When you declare more than a few member variables, it would be nice to be able to sort them. For C++ it's preferred to initialize in the order of declaration. Where this feature would help a lot, especially when adding more members at a later time.
              Or simply for sorting enums.

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                0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add SVN support.

                It would be great if you added a SVN support! Git is great, but still a lot of use SVN everyday. Thanks!

                16 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Compatibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Make SQL Server Not Allow You To Create Stored Procedures For Tables That Aren't In The DB

                  If there is a SQL Server User Voice I will post it there, but I cannot find it so I will post it here:

                  I manage many SQL Servers, and sometimes the names are very similar and when I open an SQL file to update my procedures it lets me execute the Create Procedure statements and it adds all the procedures but they are for the wrong database.

                  I have to manually remove them which can be a pain when there are 100's of procedures sometimes.

                  A simple (The table or view 'xyz' is not found would do).

                  If you…

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                    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Add Option in VS to display Code Reviews from Multiple projects

                    I really would like to have an option to see code reviews in My Work -> Code Reviews from MULTIPLE projects in the same Project Collection. Example: I separated SSDT SQL Projects from ASP/MVC project for security reasons. However, those working on both and with permissions to SSDT project constantly need to switch between projects for code reviews. While it does not seem too much of an effort, when you work in a pressure environment and have to do it VERY frequently, it does become very annoying to say the least. It would be great to have, say check boxes…

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                      0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Expose the standard BSD socket functions to Windows Store applications

                      Expose the standard BSD socket functions to Windows Store applications. This will allow for easier porting and sharing of socket code with other platforms.

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                        0 comments  ·  Compatibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Help us build on account and applications synchronization.

                        In the gaming world, ( single user price == Office 365), game play services are synchronized for best user experience but in the document world, Office desk applications need to be rebuilt for online experience synchronization, to help people work with an increased number of applications, file reuse for, server, Web, or Apps development. Office 365 inflexibility when coding site forces 10 free sites at Azure, yet the service, is Azure. Lack of assurance that Azure will maintain 10 free site services, will keep from transferring host names or external site services. Visual Studio online provide for 5 free users…

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                          1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Allow code to be dropped onto the Immediate Window

                          The Immediate Window currently does not allow any drop operations.

                          Can you please make it accept text drag&drop like a regular text view?

                          2 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • can CUIT support testing two applications that are on different computers within one test case, and steps rely on each app's test result?

                            can CUIT support testing two applications that are on different computers within one test case, and steps rely on each app's test result?

                            two applications are resided on two computers. e.g. App1 on Comp1, and App2 on Comp2. two computers are connected via Ethernet. App1 and App2 talk each other via TCP/IP. is it possible in one CUIT test case implement the scenario that allows to manipulate App1 and App2 simultaneously, and the actions on App1 need to rely on App2's execution result. e.g. click on button A on App1 if label B on App2 == "Sent". thanks.

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                              0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • VS Online: Use responsive design for Work Item & PBI screens

                              It would be really nice if the VS Online screens for Case Stories, PBI, Tasks etc all used the entire screen space that is available. At present all controls are a fixed size which is suitable for those with very small screens.
                              It would be nice the description, History & similar panes filled the rest of the screen. Rather than appearing as small windows with scrollbars. Yet leaving the bottom half of window completely unused.

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                                0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Handles keyword in WPF

                                In Windows Forms for events is used Handles keyword, in WPF isn't. Please implements Handles keyword to the WPF.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Allow rolling up multiple iterations/team in the Kanban board

                                  Developer X is on TigerTeamA and TigerTeamB (within the same team project) tasked with work on ProjectA and ProjectB. Each tiger team has its sprints reflecting the delivery schedule for the effort they are dedicated to. Developer Y is on TigerTeamB. Resource manager Z wants to see a Kanban board showing Developer A and Developer B's workload (assigned, in progress and completed) for all current iterations they are involevd in.

                                  TeamA
                                  SprintA1 (current)
                                  SprintA2
                                  SprintA3

                                  TeamB
                                  SprintB1
                                  SprintB2 (current)
                                  SprintB3

                                  Manager Z can currently only view Kanban board for SprintA1 or SprintB2, ech telling part of the story. He wants…

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                                    0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • When Reopening Data Connections in Server Explorer

                                    When reopening projects with Visual Studio I don't see a way to reuse DataConnections. I always have to recreate the connection if I choose to work on code in a different computer. After a while you start polluting your web.config files...etc....

                                    Perhaps this was already fixed in newere versions. I am using Visual Studio 2010.

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                                      0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Add AttributeTargets.Constructor to the ValidOn property of the AttributeUsageAttribute on AttributeUsageAttribute

                                      If the AttributeUsageAttribute could be specified on an attributes constructors and not just on the whole class we could have different parameterised constructors available to specific AttributeTargets.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Allows better access and managment of Virtual Windows 8 keyboard

                                        Seems to me that windows 8 today is more oriented with Store thinking in mind for most of feature and you forget that Desktop Metro style application are also important to cover without neceesarry having to go through the store.

                                        I am coming from a word where we are buiding multitouch collaborative application experience and in such application we need to be able to pop up the virtual keyboard and get it display at the place user was walling it. See our the Surface shelle Virtual keyboard was behaving is a key in such application

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                                          0 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Run affected unit tests when code changes

                                          It would be really helpful for test driven development if Visual Studio would monitor the code as it changes, run affected unit tests and highlight code that is covered.

                                          There are commercial and free add-ins for Visual Studio that already do this, but it would be great to have these features natively in the IDE.

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                                            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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