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  1. In the new Peek Definition feature(Alt+F12), I guess view functionality is enough. Giving user the editing is not required i guess.

    In the new Peek Definition feature(Alt+F12), I guess view functionality is enough. Giving user the editing is not required I guess.

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    • Implement Hardware Description Languages

      VHDL (as well as Verilog) are Hardware Description Languages which are now commonly used, but there are only a few valuable IDE's supporting it (Altera Quartus for example). But most of them offer only very basic tools (eg.: no re-factoring). Allowing Visual Studio to handle those language, and offer some of those missing features, would open a new world for a new kind of customers. Even if Visual Studio does not feature a complete hardware compiler in first stage, it would be great to use VS as an "external editor".

      Remark:
      There is already an extension for Visual Studio providing…

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        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Third Step

        Third Step
        Summary:
        In this article suggests that in the methods (functions and subroutines) we can define public variable.
        Background:
        In the all programming languages we can define subprogram named subroutines or functions and can define Private variable in this methods and known in itself and not accesses from outside
        Article:
        Now assume that we can define public variable in methods then we have method that we Regulation
        Before used
        For example assume that function sinus(x) define such that
        Private double sinus (double x)
        {
        Public enum Type {
        Radians=0,
        degree,
        grad
        };
        Switch (type)
        {
        Case radians:
        Return sin(x); …

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          0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Attach to process on Android

          It should be available to attach to any process on Android in MSVS 2015+.

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            1 comment  ·  Mobile App Development  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Test Manager - when creating tests provide way collapse the header section so more room to see test steps

            In Test Manager the space to enter and see the test steps is such a small part of the screen and yet it is the most important. It woul dbe nice if there was a way to collapse the header section so more room to see test steps.

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                0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Many Bugs with VSO

                Hello, Visual Studio Online currently doesn't allow users to submit bugs, this was the only place I could find to post them.

                1. We can't access source control from Visual Studio with a corp account.

                2. None corp accounts get 404 when they try to clone.

                3. corp accounts have a limited number of licenses, meaning everyone I add to my projects is only being added as a stackholder.

                4. Visual Studio Online bug submission page currently says 'you are not allow to submit bugs' blocking me from reporting issues.

                I'm sure you realize how broken VSO is. Is there…

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                  • In web project, add 'Set as start page' option to the currently edited page (.aspx and .cs code behind file). It can be be on file's tab con

                    In web project, add 'Set as start page' option to the currently edited page (.aspx and .cs code behind file). It can be be on file's tab context menu or directly in main context menu.

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                    • Create a rom generating option for Cyanogen Mod.

                      Design a framework for better device support throughout Cyanogen Mod. The abstraction of devices from the Operating System in Android is currently awful. Developers have to cobble together functionality until they can release their stable versions of ROMs. I envision a ROM creation editor in a future release of Visual Studio that provides device drivers and compiles well.

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                      • Add custom modifier support to C#

                        Wouldn't it be nice to be able to write something like

                        public observable string Text { get; set; }

                        and have it implement the necessary INotifyPropertyChanged behavior automatically?
                        Instead of changing the language specification for this particular case, I suggest adding support for something like "custom modifiers". I imagine a use like this:

                        public static class Observable<T> : Modifier, INotifyPropertyChanged {
                        // usual INPC implementation

                        public Observable<T> Implicit(T value); // converts from T
                        public T Explicit(Observable<T> value); // converts to T
                        }

                        Usage:
                        public observable class ViewModel { // INPC via observable modifier
                        public observable string Text { get; set;…

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                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • creat cross-plat app in xaml usfulest

                          creat cross-plat app using c# and xaml(not xamarin.form,becaulse of it not work in blend and not support singer mode).so it can make most develper to use xaml.

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                            0 comments  ·  Mobile App Development  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Update WinForms Framework, by using DirectX instead of GDI+ and updating some of the controls

                            WinForms is a technology that is still being heavily used for enterprise development, since it's fast, tested, reliable, and it enhances rapid development.
                            Yet, Microsoft seems to have abandoned it in favor of WPF.
                            I think that WinForms could and should be developed side by side with WPF. Microsoft should give it a little more love and update some of its core, migrating it from GDI+ to DirectX, or even offer them as an option to the developer.

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                            • When plugins slow down VS startup time state which plugin is causing the problem

                              When Visual Studio has plugins like NCrunch or Resharper installed. Startup times are affected on some pc's.

                              If it is taking a very long time to load, VS should state which plugin is causing the problem and clear the package cache and give option to disable anything that is locking up the solution.

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                              • Single Instance Application setting to be distinguished between DEBUG and RELEASE build

                                It would be grate if it was possible to have different setting at DEBUG and RELEASE build for "Single Instance Application". Usually my Released applications require to be as single instance but while debugging it I am using multiple instance to spot differences. Thus, it quite possible to forget the single instance settings unchecked while reverting from debug to release build and finally mistakenly release a non single instance application.

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                                • Enable WinRT APIs in Desktop apps

                                  With a few non-obvious additions to .csproj files it is possible to access the Windows Runtime APIs (StorageFile, MediaTranscoder, etc.) in Desktop C# apps. It would be nice and more discoverable if that option was available via the VS UI.
                                  http://mmaitre314.github.io/2015/02/01/using-the-winrt-media-apis-to-encode-audio-in-desktop-cs-apps.html

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                                    0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Second Step

                                    Second Step
                                    Summary:
                                    In this article suggests that in the visual programming we have three pages inside two pages
                                    Background:
                                    At now in the visual programming we have two pages. A page for controls and a page for programming.
                                    Article:
                                    The first proposal
                                    Suggests that define variable type Icon or In other words define class with name Icon.
                                    Icon is two dimensional array of colors and when define icon must determine three characteristic
                                    1- X length of Icon or array
                                    2- Y Width of Icon or array
                                    3- C Some of color (seven colors or sixteen colors ….)
                                    The second…

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                                    • Code (auto)-formatting should become more functional/customizable (C++)

                                      When I try to format my code like this by putting everything on a new line:

                                      int WINAPI
                                      WinMain(param1,
                                      param2
                                      )
                                      {
                                      }

                                      The auto-format does not work properly anymore but it does work with templates.

                                      There are no options to disable this kind of auto-formatting and it should be fixed too as it currently does not work correctly in that case.

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                                      • Make F# Intellisense for Attributes work like C#.

                                        In C#, the intellisense ignores the attribute suffix, whereas in F# it is always included. It would be nice if this worked the same across both languages.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Languages - F# Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add more support for immutability to .NET (especially C#).

                                          Since the introduction of LINQ in .NET Framework 3, C# is supporting more and more functional programming features. Mutability of data is an important functional paradigm, which should definitely be there as an option in C# for those who would like to harness the power of the functional paradigm without moving to pure functional languages like F#.

                                          What I suggest is:

                                          Retain the support for mutable state as a default, since C# is first and foremost an Object Oriented language, while adding full support for immutability, which should be optional for developers to exercise or not as they choose.

                                          Immutability…

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