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  1. Improve IntelliSense tooltip for make_shared/make_unique/emplace_back/etc

    With the new C++11/14 support, and use of all the perfect forwarding functions, the tooltip with help for parameters to functions have gone lost. Normally while writing a call to a constructor, you would get to see what parameters it takes, and what type they are, etc. Now all you get is an info saying "_Types &&... _Args", or so. IntelliSense should really either have an internal list of functions to treat special, or even better, have a pragma, attribute, or special comment that can be placed at a function to mark it as a perfect forwarding proxy. Maybe something…

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      1 comment  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • provide integration with Azure Active Directory for Identification/Authorization

      At the moment LightSwitch allows Windows Active Directory or ASP.Net authentication options. It would be very nice if we could use WAAD for identification/Authorization

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        1 comment  ·  LightSwitch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add the ability to add comments to a code review within the code editor

        I would like to have the ability to add comments to a code review using the code editor.

        In this way, I don't have to switch back and forth between the default viewer (side-by-side file diff) and the code editor.

        For example, I have ReSharper installed and its visual studio extension displays items on the code editor that are not available in the side-by-side file differencing view which is displayed by default.

        And so if I am adding comments related to ReSharper, I have to switch back and forth for example.

        I would rather use my default comparison tool (Beyond…

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          0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Backlog and Sprint Views: Add visual "flag" to show impediment

          We find the Impediment work item to be over bearing.
          Even if we used it, we don't see a quick / easy visual indicator on our views.

          We would like a simple check box on a PBI, Bug or Task then we would like to see a "Flag" icon appear next to the work item in the views

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          • 4 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Project document tabs Icon

              In a multi project solution, it is very nice and helpful to have document tabs differentiate by colours. However it doesn't tell you which project it is in the open tabs. It would be nice to have in the background or right hand side of this tab just below the text an icon (transparent?) of the project displayed so when I work with a few websites I could see straight away which document tabs belongs to which project. In website project it could be just reused favicon.ico in other projects whatever .ico is available in the project root.

              See attachment.

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                1 comment  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Elemental functions for use with collections, just like Fortran 95

                public static int Add(int a, int b) { return a+b; }
                ...
                int[] array_a, array_b;
                int[] array_c = Add(array_a, array_b)

                Allow static functions of a type to be used with arrays of the type for fast sequential data processing (and mathematical operations).

                From Fortran Wiki: Elemental procedures are specified with scalar dummy arguments that may be called with array actual arguments. In the case of a function, the shape of the result is the shape of the array arguments.

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                  2 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Allow collapsed iteration view on TFS 2013 TWA.

                  When viewing a particular project iteration on the TWA Administration's Iteration tab all iterations are automatically expanded. Allow or start the iterations as fully collapsed, or allow us to set what node should be expanded.

                  We have multiple projects in this tab and constantly closing extra iteration's sucks.

                  Below is how for a project we see all the avilable iteration expanded when we look at the iteration tab. I would like these all closed, or, optionally, set different ones open by team.

                  > iOS
                  > Release 1
                  > Iteration 1
                  > Iteration 2
                  > ...
                  > ...
                  > Android
                  >…

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                    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Show 'what changed' in the call stack between hitting to break points.

                    When debugging and going from break point to break point it is sometimes unclear whether you are in the same call stack, or whether you've exited and reentered a part of the call stack.
                    It would be nice if the call stack window would show which functions on the stack were reentered since the last break.

                    Also if a function higher up on the call stack did not change it would be nice to know if it calls from a different line number (or a different iteration of a loop)

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                      0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Implement Interface members Implicitly

                      It 'll be nice if we can declare the interface members implicitly without mention the implemented member from the interface.
                      In other words, we can write for example this

                      Public Sub Method1()

                      End Sub

                      instead of

                      Public Sub Method1() Implements InterfaceName.Method1

                      End Sub

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                        1 comment  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Please support/extend .Net Micro Framework on existing and new platforms

                        It seems that Microsoft has made the .Net Micro Framework Open source because they didn't want to spend time and resources on it. At least that's what it seems from the outside.

                        I would like to see the .Net Micro Framework supported as well as continually extended with active participation by Microsoft.

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                          0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Update Task Board in Real-time

                          It would be great if the requirements/task board updated in real-time to reflect changes made by other team members (SignalR maybe?).
                          Currently you need to refresh manually every now and then, losing the viewing state in the process (e.g. scroll position and expanded/collapsed requirements).

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                          • Show real dates instead of "3 days ago" in Build, Work item tracking and Version Control

                            In several places of the product, dates are shown as "3 days ago" rather than the real date. Telling me that a build finished "3 days ago" is not very useful to me and frequently reduces my efficiency.

                            Please change the way how the dates are shown. Ideally add a global TFS setting to define how dates are shown in both the web portal and in visual studio. If the setting is set to "real dates", then show the date including time (hh:mm:ss)

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                            • Visual Studio Online must support console projects

                              Visual Studio Online must support console projects and work not only for Azure. I want to be able edit C# file in browser

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                              • Please add the RadialGradientBrush to Windows Store / Universal App XAML

                                This brush is missing in XAML/C# though there is createRadialGradient in WinJS

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                                  0 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                    0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • See which test plans/runs are running on a lab environment

                                    Via MTM lab management you can now only see that the lab environment is running tests.

                                    I would like to see which test runs/plans are running and also those that have been queued for running in the lab environment.

                                    Purpose: In a situation where multiple teams can use the same environments for their regression tests, it would be very handy for an admin to see who is running the tests and also which ones are queued.

                                    Also to set priority, similar as in the build queue in TFS.

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                                      1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Datetimes in Diagnostics - Search should be in users time zone

                                      When i look at logs, i dont want to think about time zones.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                          0 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • insert new state in a an existing process template

                                          Setting up a new process template is relatively easy, however as a project and a team grow it is very coming to be in a situation where a process state diagram needs to be updated and new states inserted, removed, or reordered. I find this happens mostly within the User Story/Backlog and the Test Case diagrams where we start in Agile and then migrate to Agile + Waterfall. Agile for development, waterfall for validation and release., When this happens, I find the need to insert a few states in between existing states. At the moment, this is very doable, it…

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