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  1. C programming tutorial Migration from Windows to Unix based operating systems

    with instructions on how to easily migrate from windows to apple computers, or unix based operating systems. If this idea is already available, I apologize.

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      1 comment  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add ftp, sftp, and ssh file transfer capability to Visual Code.

      This would be helpful for working on web projects.

      6 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Native WPF Webbrowser Control

        The current Webbrowser in WPF is only a wrapper around the IE WebBrowser Control. It would be great to have a native WPF Webbrowser Control.

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          2 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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            1 comment  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Update plugin support to use npm and Cordova CLI v5.0.0

            Cordova CLI v5.0.0 has changed the way plugins are declared in the config.xml file and will be hosted under new IDs through npm. The existing plugin registry will be operational until at least October 15, 2015, so the Visual Studio extension needs to be updated to use this new repository.

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              0 comments  ·  Multi-Device Hybrid Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Improve Visual Studio Call Stack walking performance

              Walking the call stack can sometimes be a slower operation when debugging. Do not slow down debug operations such as stepping when walking the call stack takes a long time

              24 votes
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                3 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Provide native support in the IDE for MVVM

                Something like where VS has a "code mode" for code behind or MVVM or other pattern.

                If MVVM is selected then the IDE helps us fall into the pit of MVVM success.

                Even better would be a coding mode provider model, so other patterns could be plugged in over time

                1,030 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Application Insights alert rule custom events

                  Provide a system to define an alert rule into Application Insights base on Custom Events and/or custom properties.

                  9 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • If Microsoft want more developers

                    Make Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN free of charge.

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                      2 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Localisation of universal Apps should be possible from the shared assembly

                      I created my first Universal App where I needed to use localisation of text in the program .

                      I was verry surprised to discover that I could not use the resw files in my common.portable assembly , actually i was able to read the values but it would always return the Neutral language

                      Moving the resw files to the main entry projects solved this problem

                      It would be verry handy If i could place my translated text strings and or pictures in one location for both Apps

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                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Provide guidance for complete process template customization

                        Since 1 year I work with a customer to adapt the template TFS process to its project management processus and to provide all reporting indicators which it needs directly into TFS

                        Today I would like to contribute for a guidance document to guide on:
                        - the customization of a process model
                        - the creation and customization of the types of work items
                        - provide customized reports directly in TFS (working with the warehouse base and tools reporting)
                        - customize the warehouse with adapters
                        - customize the team web access to manage a product backlog with the customizable work item types

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                          0 comments  ·  Rangers Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Rapid snippet writing

                          Little problems sometimes occur in life, for example a question in the Stack Overflow, or a little script we want to write rapidly, and we would like to test it or try it once that we don't really want to create a full solution or don't even browse a destionation where the project may be saved into, we just want to code rapidly, run it and forget it forever - although we post it to get some point. These 'snippets' don't really need a full setting-layout set or external libraries linked into, therefore need no other file but the code.…

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                            1 comment  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Open many solution in one IDE

                            One solution per window - horrible!
                            Or do this optional in settings.
                            Normal like in Netbeans.

                            29 votes
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                              2 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Search in VSO

                              I would like to search a codebase from the Code Explorer web page in Visual Studio Online. The same as "Search this repo" in GitHub. This allows you to find-in-files without having the enlistment locally.

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                              • let me put it like this my

                                you start the soldiers live then something change and the are in the tv fighting the hord as the video game without the control oppps

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                                  1 comment  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Make Release Management work with Windows Server 2003

                                  Make Release Management work with Windows Server 2003

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                                  • Support long paths in Visual Studio Online build.vnext clean step

                                    Currently, it's possible to hack together support for builds that use node and npm by invoking various js tools when PowerShell & co. fail. However, it sucks that even the basic "clean all files before build" feature of the build agent dies when it encounters a long path name.

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                                    • Integrate NTVS into Visual Studio and/or put more resources into NTVS

                                      NTVS is an indispensable part of modern JavaScript development work. At the moment updates to NTVS are few are far between.

                                      I would like NTVS to receive the same kind of attention as ASP.net - if not more.

                                      41 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Languages - Node.js  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Make the debugger stick to the current thread instead of jumping around between threads!

                                        Please, please fix this! Debugging multithreaded applications is hard enough as it is, without having to manhandle the debugger just so it does the obvious thing you want.

                                        I'm sure everyone knows what I'm talking about. You're stepping through your function, and suddenly your instruction pointer jumps somewhere unexpected and none of the variable values make sense and you realize you're not in the thread you thought you were in. It's really tough or impossible to get back to where you were in the thread you cared about. Or you set a breakpoint two instructions down, and it may be…

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                                          0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • .Net new versions should work in Windows XP

                                          @dotNet_On_XP .Net new versions works on Linux with Mono supported by MS, but is not supported on MS Windows XP, Very strange???

                                          the Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) closed a $9.1 million contract, so XP, Win 7, are still alive.

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                                            1 comment  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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