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  1. ip address security in hosted team foundation server

    i would like to use team foundation server only in my office. It would be great if i can assing this using the hosted version of team foundation server.

    http://tfs.visualstudio.com/

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    • Make TFS compatible with Claims Based Authentication

      We are not able to use the SharePoint integration because our SharePoint site is using Claims Based Authentication. As a result, we cannot access the canned Excel files that come with a template.

      Once CBA is turned on for a web site, it cannot be turned off.

      We are using TFS 2012 and SharePoint Server 2010.

      14 votes
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      • Fix the presentation of the forum threads

        Fix the presentation of the forum threads, making them more like Stack Overflow, where the flow of conversations are obvious, and it's easy to find the latest comments.

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          0 comments  ·  Windows Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • formalize the hang-over process (for Agile/Scrum)

          Inevitably there are a few stories that are not completed by the end of a sprint or iteration. If you move these stories to the backlog, you lose the immediate knowledge that it was worked on in a specific sprint by a person. You also lose tracking which tasks were completed in which sprint. Our solution is to copy the story into the next sprint or backlog, copy tasks that were worked on but have remaining work left, and move tasks that were not worked on at all. This creates continuity between sprints and better metric tracking without resorting to…

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          • 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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                0 comments  ·  Help  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add search functionality to the "Items to Build" dialog when editing the build template

                Currently we have about 300 projects to build in one of our build templates. Its currently very hard to determine if a project is in the build or not unless your very good at ordering your projects in some specific order. So we have to try scroll through the list to find it. It would be great if you could add some type of search or filter

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                • Create documentation for code review

                  Create a permanent documentation of a code review. The result shall be like PDF.
                  This is required for our quality management system: Cyclic, documented code review for each developer.

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                  • Disable "Missing XML comment for publicly visible type or member..." warning for overriden methods if base method have proper XML-comment

                    I think that it would be very usefull if one will have ability to disable "Missing XML comment for publicly visible type or member..." warning for overriden methods if treirs base method already have proper XML-comment.

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                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Microsoft Project Team Connector should allow non-published tasks in the middle of the tree

                      Microsoft Project doesn't allow you to have multiple headers (like a normal project plan) and have indented children linked with headers in for clarification. It should link up to the "last" work item type above it. As it is today if you try to do this, you will get: "You cannot have subordinate tasks whose publish and refresh setting is different from the parent task." If we're not publishing and it's indented correctly why not?

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                        1 comment  ·  Office/SharePoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow check-in upon completion of code review.

                        When completing a code review I would like the ability to check-in the review. I would be really nice if I could configure it to automatically check-in the change set based on the feedback from the reviewer. For example if the reviewer gave a "looks good" feedback, it would just check it in.

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                        • Retry connecting to the server on VS startup

                          Suppose you need to connect to a VPN to access your TFS server. Now what happens when you start the Visual Studio with a solution residing on that TFS server? Well, in 9 out of 10 attempts, VS tries to connect, fails and informs you that it could not connect and is therefore going offline. So you click off the dialog (there's nothing you could do with it anyway), connect the VPN, spend two minutes looking for one gray icon among a hundred of other gray icons in the washed down mess that's current Visual Studio, click, wait for the…

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                            0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • The letter "L" is omitted in "backlog"

                            I'm so sorry, I had a bad UX on sending this extremely little bug on "Visual Studio Connect" that I'm posting this here. I clicked submit button several times without any result.

                            - VS TFS 2012 Update 3
                            - Under Work > Backlog > Product Backlog

                            1. Open an PBI work item by double clicking on
                            2. Change the value of "Backlog Priority" field
                            3. Click "Save and Close"
                            4. You'll see a yellow box with the message:

                            You changed the field used for backog ordering. You must refresh your backlog to see the item in the new location. Refresh…

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                            • Load Test - Web Test Recording button on Webtest without having to playback

                              At the moment the only way of viewing the recorded responses is to playback the webtest and click view recording. It would be nice to have a button to allow you to launch it from the webtest (as well as on the playback) or view in the solution explorer.
                              Cheers

                              4 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • i want add few descriptions in Data Model Designer

                                Sad but true i found out that there is no support for annotations (see http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/vstudio/cc716685%28v=vs.100%29.aspx "The following are Entity Framework features that are not currently supported by the Entity Designer. [...] Annotations [...]")

                                I just want to add a few descriptions...

                                6 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Link a Storyboard to a Feature

                                  I would like the ability to link a Storyboard directly to the new "Feature" item like you can when you create a new PBI.

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                                  • Support converting TFS online project from TFSVC to Git

                                    I want to be able to convert an existing project in TFS online from using TFSVC version control to Git. Currently I can only get Git by creating a new project.

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                                      Thanks for the suggestion! We’re currently working on adding support to allow Git repos to be added to TFVC team projects in the near future. We’ll provide more details as we get closer to completing this work.

                                      Matt Mitrik
                                      TFS Program Manager

                                    • Implement mulmod intrinsic on Intel x64

                                      We can perform efficient multiply modulo of 64-bit numbers on Intel x64. Example in pseudo assembly:

                                      mov rax,a
                                      mul b // multiplies a*b, result in rdx:rax
                                      div c // a*b/c in rdx, a*b mod c in rax

                                      See e.g. this stack overflow question: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8453146/128-bit-division-intrinsic-in-visual-c

                                      Unfortunately, Visual C++ for 64-bit CPUs lacks inline assembly and such intrinsic, so it's difficult to use this great trick. Please add mulmod intrinsic.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Please do something with your intellisense technology it just sucks

                                        it doesnt helps, doesnt works, its a ********!!!

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                                          1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Make it free to learn Windows Phone 8

                                          100$ is a lot for developers in 3rd world country like me. I have to think a lot of times before I even decide to buy Lumia 520, Lumia 920 is close to twice my monthly salary.

                                          Microsoft is already lacking in developers, so why not make it easier for people to embrace the environment?

                                          If you want to charge, charge when developer want to publish their app in Windows Store. For personal learning and debugging purpose, why the fee?

                                          Simulator is great, by it's not the same.

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                                            1 comment  ·  Phone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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