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  1. Provide a transpiler for VB6 programming to JS

    This suggestion is migrated to Developer Community. Please use below link to view the current status.
    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351564/provide-a-transpiler-for-vb6-programming-to-js.html
    Provide a transcompiler to convert the VB6 programming language to JavaScript.

    Also do the same in Office for VBA programming.

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      14 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Support JSDoc @link in TypeScript

      JSDoc support in TypeScript is already pretty good with nice syntax highlighting. What I miss is inline @link support (http://usejsdoc.org/tags-inline-link.html) in JSDoc comments in the same way that it is supported for <see /> references in C# XML Documentation Comments.

      It would be great if the @link inline statement should reference types in the project, so that it is possible to navigate to the type and check its existence. Also, when typing @link, a list of types provided by IntelliSense would be handy. Last, when the documentation is displayed in IntelliSense, the {@link} formatting could be changed to…

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        5 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Use new project format for .njsproj files

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        https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351736/use-new-project-format-for-njsproj-files.html
        This is a bit of nit pick, but it would be nice if the .njsproj files used a leaner project format like the new MSBuild 5/.NET Core SDK proj format. I realize that some of that has to do with pre-defined stuff that get's included by the sdk but perhaps similar tooling could be put in place to make .njsproj files which exist solely for the benefit of visual studio to get pared down to only what is absolutely relevant for a developer.

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          1 comment  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Better support for JavaScript projects

          Today, there are no good option to edit a javascript project (SPA/PWA using WebPack/NPM). The current Node projects are way too slow. .net core projects are fine, but is not suitable because it have C# code (creating bin and obj folders). The closest to a good javascript project I could find was a C# Shared project. Intellisense works fine, ReSharper works fine and it's blazing fast. But feels like a hack and there is no integrated build on VS (I must have a prompt opened all the times to check errors and keep the live reload functioning).

          Suggestion:
          1) A…

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            1 comment  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • When debugging JavaScript have option to auto-format the script

            Most script ends up being minified - all put on one line, which is impossible to add break points and very difficult to debug. VS should allow auto-formatting (pretty print) of the JS as is done in the Edge (and other browsers) debugger.

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              0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Better javascript debugging in VS

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                https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351672/better-javascript-debugging-in-vs.html
                Please make the debugging experience of JavaScript debugging in Chrome or Edge the same as it was using IE.

                It's no wonder people resort to using Chrome or FireFox for debugging. The integration with VS is far from ideal.

                Using Edge for debugging is a disaster. It's buggy and freezes for no reason constantly.

                As you have noticed yourself, people hardly use JavaScript debugging in VS and decided to turn it off by default in 15.7. But I'd rather have all my debugging…

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                  0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Visual Studio Mac Javascript Syntax Highlighting

                  Add syntax javascript highlighting to files like html, cshtml, etc. It is currently hard to read my javascript as I am used to comments standing out.

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                    1 comment  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Create a JavaScript project type

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                    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351578/create-a-javascript-project-type.html
                    Provide a new project type in Visual Studio that focuses on developing JavaScript and TypeScript projects.

                    Please vote and add comments below to indicate what kind of features you would like this project type to have.

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                      4 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Please add format document (ctrl+K, ctrl+D) for .html and .js files

                      Please add format document (ctrl+K, ctrl+D) for .html and .js files
                      there is only format selection for HTML pages.
                      There is nothing for JS files to format the document,
                      ony for CSS i can see both format document and format selection

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                        0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • We need more JavaScript / TypeScript formatting options.

                        Currently, Visual Studio 2017 is lacking quite a lot of formatting options, such as indenting case labels in switch statements, or toggling 4-spaces / tabs.

                        Attached is a picture of what JavaScript / TypeScript formatting options look like on the latest Visual Studio 2017 version right now.

                        They are really few options to play around with, compared with C++, C#, and even HTML.

                        Please add more formatting options for JavaScript / TypeScript. Thank you.

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                          1 comment  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • js: by clicking on function - go to that function

                          by clicking on function - go to that function

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                          • Node.js Electron basic Support

                            I want to develop basic Electron with better support. Thanks :-)

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                              0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Code Formatting - TypeScript and JavaScript - Space before and after curly braces

                              In our team we are using TSLint with "jsx-curly-spacing": [ true, "always" ]. Half our team uses VS Code and when they use Code Formatting they have this done automatically. However if i press Ctrl+E, Ctrl+D to format the entire document the spacing is removed.

                              How I would like it to be:

                              <div className={ classes.root }>

                              How it turns out:

                              <div className={classes.root}>

                              I have looked at the settings but I can't find any for brackets.

                              I'm using the new Visual Studio Enterprise 2017 15.5.3.

                              VS Code has this automatically it seems and they can toggle it using these settings:

                              "typescript.format.insertSpaceAfterOpeningAndBeforeClosingNonemptyBrackets":…

                              6 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Update function for Cordova plugins

                                Currently VS will not show you if a Cordova plugin is outdated and there is no way to update it but deleting and re-installing it.

                                Having to keep track of plugin versions and update them manually is everything but ideal.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Add dynamic extensibility and customization for JavaScript Intellisense in VS 2017

                                  Salsa the New JavaScript Language Service, all mighty that it is, lacks the extensibility and customization feature for JavaScript Intellisense that we highly appreciated and used. This is stopping us to migrate to VS 2017 and it’s very disappointing. We hope that Salsa would eventually provide a dynamic extensibility feature as VS 2015 did.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Can we show the generated JS file by typescript look like webform code behind?

                                    It would like like the JS and the MAP file is nested under the TS file, just to make the Solution Explorer clean :)

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                                      0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Improve productivity while working with JSX

                                      Please add some productivity improvements to JSX:
                                      - auto-closing tag (like in HTML editor)
                                      - rename closing tag while changing opening tag (like in HTML editor)
                                      - add ability to wrap selected JSX with DIV (like in HTML editor)
                                      - add ability to export selected JSX as stateless component

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                                        2 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                        que tal ser em pt-br

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                                          0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • CSS editor - differentiate main CSS styles and @media styles

                                          When editing CSS, it will be nice to differentiate main styles and @media styles. @media styles mostly contains CSS selectors which were already on the main styles already. I often confuse between the two, where I edit the main CSS styles instead of the @media styles and vice versa. If there is something to differentiate between the two like different background color will be great.

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