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  1. Enable us to sync our application settings via SkyDrive similar to how Windows 8 does user preferences

    Enable us to sync our application settings via SkyDrive similar to how Windows 8 syncs your preferences across PCs when linked with a Microsoft ID.

    It must be standard and similar to existing APIs so the same code could be used on stand-alone PCs or when the user does not want to enable sync. For this IsolatedStorage seems to be the ideal candidate.

    All that is needed is a standard hidden AppData folder and IsolatedStorage subdirectories added to SkyDrive, then expand the Live SDK to support it.

    Currently we can save our settings to various files on SkyDrive, if they…

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      2 comments  ·  Cloud  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Hi,

      Thank you for the suggestion. In Visual Studio 2013 you can now sign in with your Microsoft ID to automatically synchronize settings across your devices as well as get all your account and licensing information within the IDE. Check out the blog post on Synchronized Settings (http://blogs.msdn.com/b/visualstudio/archive/2013/07/03/the-story-of-synchronized-settings.aspx) and the MSDN documentation for Synchronized Settings (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/vstudio/dn135229(v=vs.120).aspx) to learn more.

      Visual Studio IDE Team

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      • Support Azure with Visual Studio 11

        According to "http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/develop/vs11/" Visual Studio 11 does not yet support the Windows Azure SDK for .NET.

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        • in same project collection,different project team can access their data.

          in same project collection,different project team can access their data.

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          • Subscription Visual Studio Proffessional

            The payment of £1000+ is unfortuantely too much for newbies and the express doesn't allow you to use the huge variety of plugins available.

            I could imagine a subscription service like the Office subscription.. allowing you to use the full set of Visual Studio features and updates for "free" for a monthly subscription of something like 8.99 per month.

            This will open your product up to people like me who need the extra tools and reliability of the professional or ultimate product... and the toolsets... but who have not got that kind of money in one big hit.

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