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  1. Allow trailing commas in method calls, same as in initializers

    For instance, I can say

    var foo = new Foo { Prop1="hello", Prop2="world, }

    but I can't say

    foo.DoStuff(arg1: "hello", arg2: "world",);

    I'd like to be able to do that since it makes it easier to maintain the code when I'm adding and removing arguments.

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      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Ternary for a method call and not only for a return value

      I would like to see this idea imlplemented if possilbe, as I actually typed it in twice so far thinking it would work but I found that it is wrong.

      Currently, ternary returns a value that should be captured by a variable.

      var x = y? z1 : z2;

      What I would like to do is

      y? Z1() : Z2();

      instead of

      if (y)
      {
      Z1();
      }
      else
      {
      Z2();
      }

      Or maybe even

      y? return z1 : return z2;

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        0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Implement community language ideas more quickly - or open-source C#

        You cannot seriously ignore top ideas for a decade - but that is what is happening.

        Is it any wonder C# is beginning to slip down the rankings of top languages?

        It's a wonderful language, but it's being suffocated with bureaucratic controls. Other languages are marching ahead.

        Set it free, or lose it.

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        • Remove unnecessary references

          it would be interesting to remove unnecessary references automatically

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          • Make it possible to return a class and not only instances

            [This might be a Dotnet issue and not a C# one.]

            A property or method can only return instances.
            If it could return a Class we would be able to mock static stuff.

            Below I am using System.Class, a class most famous for System.Class.WriteLine.

            If we could declare

            private Func<System.Class> C => System.Class;

            we would be able to

            C.WriteLine("Hello world!");

            We cold then inject a new value for `C` and not be hindered by static in automatic tests.

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            • C# Interactive Debug Support

              Hope to get debugging support in C# Interactive. One of the PMs mentioned it was on the map a few releases back, but have not seen any updates lately.

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              • C# Interactive NuGet Support

                Would be nice to get the NuGet package support added in C# Interactive. Heard there was work going on for F#.

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                • Add option to disable highlighting of syntax errors

                  In C# in VS 2015, there is no option to completely turn off highlighting of syntax errors. I suggest adding one.
                  (Having syntax highlighting becomes particularly annoying when writing a section of code that is heavily concerned with program logic; having the red sqiggles yelling at you is very annoying when you're trying to think carefully about how something has to be done.)

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                  • Update C# language with an 'IN' function similar to SQL

                    We have many situations where a variable needs to be checked against multiple possibilities but where a switch statement is inappropriate. Example:
                    if( (x == 0 || x == 5) && ( y == 0 || y == 1 || y == 2) )
                    {
                    }
                    If would be awesome to be able to say:
                    if(x IN (0,5) && y IN (0,1,2) )
                    {
                    }
                    especially useful if we need to come back and add more possibilities later on and still have readable code.

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                    • In a textbox ability to move cursor to first line visible in a scrolled multi line textbox

                      When reloading data to the text box that has been search and replaced, I want the new data to be presented back in the textbox at the same position. textBox1.GetFirstCharIndexOfCurrentLine(); only gets the current line where the caret is active and then I can only scroll the text to make this at the top and so the position of the text has changed

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                        0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow abstract interfaces

                        Be able to force an interface to be inherited by sub-interfaces. The base or parent interface cannot directly be implemented by a class; only a sub-interface can be implented.

                        e.g.
                        public abstract interface IBaseInterface { ... } // cannot be implemented
                        public interface ISubInterfaceA { ... } // can be implemented
                        public interface ISubInterfaceB { ... } // can be implemented

                        And therefore
                        public abstract class BaseClass { ... } // base class
                        public class SubClassA : BaseClass, IBaseInterface { ... } // PREVENT THIS FROM COMPILING - mixes concrete class with abstract interface
                        public class SubClassA : BaseClass, ISubInterfaceA…

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                        • C#别名问题

                          vs2017
                          直接贴出代码附件

                          看两个附件可以很清楚地看出问题
                          我之所以用using设置别名,就是为了在代码提示时,看到的是userid,roomid
                          但是这边代码提示时就出错了。

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                          • please makeing C

                            i want to learn a C
                            please

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                            • Allow Identifiers In Enums

                              I have an enum for length measurement units. Naturally, one of them is "in". But the compiler sees this as a reserved word and forces me to use "@in". This is relatively unnatural and I don't see why there would be a conflict. It's my impression that an enum element is always preceded by a '.' and that should be sufficient to differentiate it from the actual keyword.

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                              • Enhanced generic constraints: Interfaces, Enums, numerics

                                This rolls up various requests and adds some more.

                                Quite simply, generic constraints are beautiful - but incomplete.

                                Please fill in the gaps and let a class be declared with constraints as follows:

                                public class Subclass<TInterface, TEnum, TNumeric>
                                where TInterface : interface
                                where TEnum : enum
                                where TNumeric : double, float, int, long // or some metaword for these
                                { ... }

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                                • Allow an interface to declare that certain classes conform to it (provided they have the appropriate methods)

                                  For example, I might want to declare an interface ILength, which is implemented by string, Array, and BitArray. It might look something like this:

                                  public interface ILength @ String, Array, BitArray {
                                  int Length {get;}
                                  }

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                                  • C# falls to #8 most popular language in 2018 Stack Overflow survey

                                    This suggestion is migrated to Developer Community. Please use below link to view the current status.
                                    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351630/c-falls-to-8-most-popular-language-in-2018-stack-o.html
                                    C# has fallen from #4 in the 2017 survey to #8 in the 2018 Stack Overflow survey

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                                    • Automate Web Service Publishing

                                      There should be a Visual Studio feature to publish a C# Web Service from the command line, which would allow developers to automate, through Task Scheduler, a process to periodically publish XML database data to an endpoint to be consumed by a Web Service client.

                                      Essentially, the database is constantly being updated with data that needs to be sent to another organization via HTTP on a periodic basis in XML format for "regulatory" purposes. Since, this is a "regulatory" mandated functionality request, a significant number of organizations would be able to migrate from using "pen and paper" to a Visual…

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                                      • async property

                                        If you guys provide async Properties

                                        public async Task<Config> Config()
                                        {
                                        get
                                        {
                                        if (_config == null)
                                        await this.LoadConfigFile();

                                        return _config;
                                        }
                                        }

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                                        • new job

                                          Give me a job on microsoft

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