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  1. 349 votes
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    14 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Support VB6 programming and VBA programming

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351655/support-vb6-programming-and-vba-programming.html
    VB6 programming remains popular 20 years afteer the last version.

    Top 10 languages for Enterprise Application Development...

    https://sdtimes.com/java/report-finds-java-and-javascript-remain-the-top-languages-for-enterprise-development/

    Java ................58%
    JavaScript .......57%
    C++ ................ 46%
    C# ...................26%
    Python ............25%
    PHP ................22%
    VB.NET............17%
    C .....................16%
    Visual Basic 6 ..16%
    VBA .................15%

    https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-ide/suggestions/8556433-vb6-programming-create-a-utility-to-convert-vb-n
    https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-ide/suggestions/12363366-vb6-programming-waking-a-sleeping-giant-msdn-ma
    https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-ide/suggestions/3617544-discard-the-terrible-slow-net-framework-let-c-c
    https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-ide/suggestions/3440221-bring-back-classic-visual-basic-an-improved-versi

    https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-ide/suggestions/13273713-microsoft-vb6-programming-reopen-this-suggestion
    https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-ide/suggestions/8021706-re-open-the-bring-back-classic-visual-basic-sugg

    https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-ide/suggestions/10525326-support-the-vb6-programming-ide-on-windows-10
    https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-ide/suggestions/15474105-microsoft-can-make-an-update-of-the-vb6-to-vb7-cl
    https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-ide/suggestions/7462243-provide-a-visual-basic-6-community-edition-to-al
    https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-ide/suggestions/6811742-support-for-running-web-class-applications-from-th
    https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-ide/suggestions/12516426-allow-free-download-of-the-vb6-programming-languag
    https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-ide/suggestions/12851976-congratulations-to-microsoft-for-extending-vb6-pro
    https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-ide/suggestions/13368858-please-please-compromise-with-visual-basic-6-user

    https://www.facebook.com/michael.elliott.3914207/videos/1824084670958680/
    http://www.vbforums.com/forumdisplay.php?1-Visual-Basic-6-and-Earlier
    https://blogs.windows.com/buildingapps/2015/06/22/getting-ready-for-windows-10-sdks-compatibility-bridges/

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    4 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. VB6 the most perfect programming environment ever created

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351633/vb6-the-most-perfect-programming-environment-ever.html
    Joel Spolsky, founder and CEO of Stack Overflow has described the VB6 programming language as "the most perfect programming environment ever created."

    Microsoft's Visual Basic 6 won the dubious honor of "Most Dreaded," with a resounding 89.9% of developers currently using the language saying that they have no interest in continuing to do so. This was something of a personal affront to Spolsky, who describes VB6 to Business Insider as "the most perfect programming environment ever created."

    http://www.businessinsider.com/stack-overflow-developer-study-2018-results-2018-3

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    9 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Allow building, running, and debugging a .NET application in a long path

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351628/allow-building-running-and-debugging-a-net-applica.html
    Filed on behalf of our customers from here:

    https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-ide/suggestions/2156195-fix-260-character-file-name-length-limitation

    The Windows and .NET platform have changed their IO APIs to allow handling paths that are longer than MAX_PATH. At the same time, this doesn't immediately make all scenarios work, specifically:

    - The CLR loader needs to support loading PE files (both native and managed) from paths longer than MAX_PATH
    - Windows still doesn't support handling long paths from all CLI commands
    - Many products have excessive path validation and block longer paths even…

    180 votes
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    4 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Will Microsoft bring back the VB6 programming language in 2018?

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351611/will-microsoft-bring-back-the-vb6-programming-lang.html
    Now that Microsoft finally admit that VB.Net has never been successful, will they:

    1) Support the VB6 programming IDE on Windows 10
    2) Allow a free download of VB6
    3) Update VB6 allow 64bit compilation

    352 votes
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    17 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. VB6 programming language #12 in February 2018 Tiobe index

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    Microsoft's VB6 programming language is the 12th most popular programming language in February 2018.
    The latest version of classic VB was launched in 1998 and still rates highly in the Tiobe index of over 200 programming languages.

    https://www.tiobe.com/tiobe-index

    Microsoft's flagship language C# has fallen to #5 in the Tiobe index

    155 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Name the future version of Visual Basic 6.0 as "Visual Basic 6.0 phoenix"

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351604/name-the-future-version-of-visual-basic-60-as-visu.html
    According to google and facebook statistics, Visual Basic 6.0 has one of the largest communities. Many young people enter the VB6 community in a natural way (without being forced by trends supported by different companies). Visual Basic 6 is a smart mind attractor since the majority of the critical mass is made from people between 18-35 years old. (https://vb6awards.blogspot.com/2017/10/visual-basic-60-is-attractor-for-young.html)

    All programmers wish to keep the syntax and legacy and the programming language name. It feels in the air that MS will…

    350 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Include the VB6 programming language in Windows 10

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    Add the VB6 programming language and IDE to Windows 10.

    This will be very useful for supporting all the VB6 applications still in use.

    And as Windows 10 starts to be used on ARM tablets it will be useful for developing new tablet apps.

    454 votes
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    15 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Microsoft say "It is not feasible to open source VB6 tools chain and ecosystem." Why ?

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351575/microsoft-say-it-is-not-feasible-to-open-source-vb.html
    Microsoft say of the VB6 programming language "In summary, VB6 was awesome. We agree. We don’t expect or demand anyone to throw away their code or rewrite from any of our technologies unless it makes business sense for them to do so. We have to innovate to enable our customers to innovate. It is not a viable option to create a next version of VB6. We stand by our decision to make VB.NET and the .NET Framework. We think they are awesome too.…

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    21 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    6 comments  ·  Web Development Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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  12. Don't show screwdriver icon at all. If a user wants to Ctl+. then show those "can but shouldn't do" options.

    Don't show screwdriver icon at all. If a user wants to Ctl+. then show those "can but shouldn't do" options.

    This icon appears on nearly every single line of code and continually forces context switching to determine if this thing is meaningful (and it never is).

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    10 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Shorten file paths in Find Results window

    Show only file names instead of full path or show relative to *.sln paths. Lines are very long, often it impossible to see what have been found, because the file names is very long, actual content is far on the right.

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  14. Please make ISO files for Visual Studio 2017

    Creating our own offline layout installer by downloading multiple files instead of a single ISO is messy, and is a step backwards from Visual Studio 2015. The installer too, is really slow. Please provide ISO files for VS 2017 for convenient installation on multiple computers that have slow or no internet connection. Thank you.

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    172 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the many comments on this topic. We are listening…

    On behalf of the Visual Studio team, I wanted to share a few responses to some of the questions and concerns raised, in the spirit of sharing with transparency the reasons that led us to the current installer options.

    Visual Studio 2017 is a huge product, because we support so many types of development: from Android to UWP to C++ to Unity to Linux. If we were to still offer a ‘full’ install, it would come in at over 50GB. That’s one huge ISO image!

    We surveyed hundreds of people during the previews and RCs, and people told us that they had historically used an ISO for two reasons: (i) because they wanted to download once and create a network install for enterprise deployment; (ii) because they had a shaky internet connection and wanted to be sure they’d downloaded…

  15. The ability to generate a class diagram from code in Visual Studio for Mac

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    Like the feature for the VS2017 windows version where you can generate a class diagram from code, but then for the Mac version as well

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  16. Schema Compare bug Target or Source is unavailable

    Hi!
    When I'm using a connection with Sql Server Authentication without select Remember Password, after restart Visual Studio, when I re-enter the password and click in compare, I receive the error "Target is unavailable" or "Source is unavailable" depending where is my connection.
    If choose Remember Password and then restart Visual Studio, the error disappear. But it's a database with sensitive data and we can't save password for security reasons.
    I have read other forums and this is not a problem with password, but a bug.

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  17. Custom Debugger-Visualizer for .Net Core Apps in VS2017

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351618/custom-debugger-visualizer-for-net-core-apps-in-vs.html
    It has no this feature for .NET Core now, could you add this feature later?

    67 votes
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  18. Fix known issues in word wrap

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351760/fix-known-issues-in-word-wrap.html
    Word wrap in Visual Studio has multiple known issues https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/visualstudio/ide/reference/how-to-manage-word-wrap-in-the-editor?view=vs-2017#known-issues

    > If you're familiar with word wrap in Notepad++, Sublime Text, or Visual Studio Code, be aware of the following issues where Visual Studio behaves differently to other editors:
    >
    > * Triple click doesn't select whole line
    > * Cut command doesn't delete whole line
    > * Pressing End key twice does not move cursor to end of line

    I tried reporting these problems at Visual Studio Developer Community, but they were…

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  19. Support Silverlight projects in Visual Studio 2017

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351486/support-silverlight-projects-in-visual-studio-2017.html
    I was shocked to discover this by accident while evaluating 2017 to prepare for an upgrade from 2015. I am supporting several live Silverlight projects that are likely to have a lifespan of at least a few more years. This an upgrade blocker for me, and I was really looking forward to 2017.

    Perhaps support could be provided as an extension in a similar way to how support for vdproj (setup) projects was restored.

    1,091 votes
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  20. Make VB6 open source

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    Given that Microsoft will eventually remove support for VB6 make it open source so that it can be updated and improved by the VB6 community.

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