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      1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • contributions on msdn documentation

      It would be great to be able to contribute to the MSDN documentation. Often information is missing, or examples are just incorrect. Having the some way of accepting contributions from the community would really help improve the quality of the documentation. Way of contributing might be though GitHub or a wiki or something.

      2 votes
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        0 comments  ·  MSDN  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Ability to right click an item in the backlog and change status

        In the Visual Studio Online Work>Sprint>Backlog add the ability to right click an item and change it's status.

        12 votes
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        • Auditing feature & security report in RM

          Audit feature - Log all activities in RM (e.g. who edited release template, who created a new release, who approved/rejected a release)
          Security report - A report shows IDs and roles/access of those IDs in RM

          12 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Desktop notifications with Web API notifications

            Desktop notifications to alert when assign an work item, when finish a build compilation, when a member of team makes check-in, when the date of end of project is near, etc...

            Desktop notifications with Web API notifications

            Here an example, some like glpi web notifications

            54 votes
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            • TFS Plugin for Android Studio

              Please create a Plugin for Android Studio.

              236 votes
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              • Support Meteor JS Development

                VS works great as an IDE for Meteor, but debugging support would be amazing!

                11 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Pair programming in visual studio editor (working with more persons in one workspace)

                  When pair programming two programmers want to work on the same file(s) real time. To do this the first user can invite a team member to join the same project from an other computer. All changes the users make are shown on both computers.

                  This will deliver the feature faster when working on trivial parts of the implementation. For less trivial parts they can work behind one monitor. This feature can also be used to do tutoring or code in code reviews from remote.

                  17 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Improve Event to Command Binding in WPF

                    Invoking a command on an event requires the use of the Expression Blend interaction triggers. The syntax for this is pretty ugly.

                    Make the WPF tooling smarter so that we can easily bind events to commands via binding.

                    e.g:

                    <Button MouseEnter="{Binding MouseEnterCommand}"></Button>

                    251 votes
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                      3 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Rename VB.NET to B#

                      There are still confusions when talking about Visual Basic whether you mean VB6, VBA or Visual Basic .NET.
                      Today, VB.NET is as powerful as C# and deserves a powerful name. I think it would benefit alot if the connection to the "old times" of VB6 and VBA are broken and VB.NET becomes republished with a shiny new name. I am talking of the following, which happens to me everytime:
                      [Alice] Hey, what do you code?
                      [Me] I love VB.NET
                      [Alice] (looks irritated) Oh, I also used to do VBA/VB6 many many years ago
                      [Me] No, VB.NET is C# with readable…

                      5 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Pull Request commit comment should include title and description

                        If I complete a Pull Request via VSO an automatic message will be generated. Could you take alle the content from title and description of a Pull Request in the commit as additional lines.

                        If I link in ervey Commit just the Tasks via hashtag I have never a reference to the parent Items.
                        If I can write these numbers to the title or description so this work items will become a code reference for release notes etc.

                        And the Pull Request description is in source Control and History too.

                        12 votes
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                        • Create a way to set global IDE settings for a development team

                          The idea is for a development team to be able to sync their IDE settings to a global, master settings configuration.

                          For example, a master configuration for how Code Formatting should work (e.g. Tools -> Options -> C# -> Whitespace formatting) and then each member in a VSO team could then sync with that master configuration.

                          This would help teams stay in sync with code conventions, etc.

                          14 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Clear pull request Approval/Rejection when new commits come in

                            Often times, while doing code review, someone will leave comments, and then mark the pull request as "rejected". If someone pushes new commits, it would be nice for this "rejected" state (not the comments!) to be cleared, so that review can happen again, and the user can indicate pass/fail on the new code.

                            9 votes
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                            • Provide additional options for formatting functions

                              (C++)
                              Our Company for example uses the option, that the open and closing braces for functions are always in a new line

                              Now: (all lines are auto formatted according to settings)
                              bool Getter()
                              {
                              return false;
                              }
                              bool Getter2();
                              bool Getter2()
                              {
                              return false;
                              }

                              For very simple getter and setter functions which are directly implemented in a header file this takes a lot of space for nothing. Therefore it would be nice to have an option to disable autoformatting (preserve) for functions which do not have a function declaration only definition.

                              Our wish:
                              bool Getter() { return false; }…

                              7 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Allow Printing Hit Count in Tracepoint

                                It would be very useful to have a tracepoint message that was something like: "Call FooBar, count=$HITCOUNT" that prints the current hitcount of the function. Currently I have to add a custom counter in source to each location to achieve a similar effect.

                                4 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Update Unity Support to Allow .NET 4.5+

                                  Dudes... .NET 4.5+ support for Unity 5.0! Very surprising that this does not exist. This basically takes all code bases back 5-8 years! Hardly usable with any modern code bases, libraries, and frameworks. Almost makes me wonder why bother? #yikes

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                                    1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Tools for Unity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add a Way to Turn Off AI Debug Output

                                    Currently, AI logs messages to the Output window when running in debug. This is nice in many cases, but it clogs the debug window with messages that are not from my application's code.

                                    I would like a way to turn off AI's debug output so that I can better debug my own application.

                                    4 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Stop installing a bunch of SQL server stuff

                                      I don't do any SQL development. I didn't even check anything web development related, so we can't blame this on ASP.NET --- I did C++ and Windows 10 SDK only. And yet I get this?

                                      4 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Improve KeyNotFoundException - specify Key and Dictionary names

                                        The KeyNotFoundException error message is one of the worst and it needs to be improved. The error message needs to state the name dictionary and the name of the key.

                                        Current:
                                        System.Collections.Generic.KeyNotFoundException:
                                        The given key was not present in the dictionary.

                                        Desired State:
                                        System.Collections.Generic.KeyNotFoundException:
                                        The given key "Ford Fusion" was not present in the dictionary "Airplanes made by Boeing".

                                        4 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Send alerts to Slack

                                          Allow to receive updates in a Slack channel when an alert is triggered in Application Insights.

                                          3 votes
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