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  1. Support Deployment of Multiple Websites to an Azure Web Role from VSO

    Currently deploying multiple websites from VSO/TFS to Azure is not possible. You can host multiple websites on a Web Role. Publishing from VS to Azure can do this without issues, however VSO does not support this.

    It unfortunate that developers cannot enable CD from VSO to Azure for multi-website web role deployments.

    Here is a link to how to setup the scenario: http://michaelcollier.wordpress.com/2013/01/14/multiple-sites-in-a-web-role/

    Here is a link to the confirmation it is not supported from an MSFT: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsazure/en-US/c000812b-1118-4380-b80c-732b7b9f9ff2/issue-with-azuretfs-build-in-the-case-multiple-websites-in-single-webrole?forum=azuretfs

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    • add real horizontal swim lanes to the Kanban board

      We need horizontal swim lanes for bugs so they can pass through all the columns in the process without the limits placed on those items in new swim lane(s).

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      • Allow editing of send to address for email alerts in VSO

        Allow users to specify which emails they want to send the alert to, both for team and individual alerts. Right now changing the individual alert address changes the default mail address for all alerts for that user, and team alerts send to address cannot be edited at all.

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        • Make Agile SharePoint Dashboards available in SCRUM

          In TFS 2012 RC the only dashboard available when using SCRUM is the "Release" dashboard that shows a boring, uninteresting chart. Yet if one is using the Agile process template there are several dashboards available (Burndown, Quality, Bugs, etc.) that display several small charts. this is MUCH more useful than a single "Release" dashboard and yet the various dashboards in the Agile template all apply to SCRUM as well. Burndown is a burndown, bugs are bugs, etc.

          This is driving us nuts when converting teams from the Agile process template to SCRUM. Once they view the associated SharePoint portal they…

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          • Hide team projects in source control if you're not connected to them

            If i wanted to see them i would connect to them.

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            • Display properties of folders and documents in Team Explorer

              In VS2010, in the Team Explorer view, you could right-click on a folder or document and see the properties of the folder/document, which included the path to the folder/document. This was immensely helpful and needs to be put back in the VS2012 Team Explorer view.

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              • There should be specific subjects and detail explanations in e-mails triggered by alerts

                I have created check in alert "ASP.NET MVC Test Poject: A file with a specific file extension is checked in" and after testing, it sends alerts to all team members BUT e-mail does not tells anything.

                You can see it in attachment.
                There should be customized e-mail messages for different types of alerts, for example: Project Name + Alert

                In details at the beginning should be detail explanation why this email message has been happened etc..etc.

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                • Embed images inline in the TFS "Rooms" feature.

                  My team often pastes "reaction gifs" throughout the day in response to various things: encountering bad code, finding a scary bug, etc. It really helps keep the team light and engaged. right now, we can paste the links, but at the other end everyone has to open the link. Embedding the images or animated gifs would be a small but much loved feature among my team.

                  This would also help with things like screenshots when discussing potential new features.

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                  • Prevent closing work items when child work items are open

                    If Team Foundation Server is to follow the rules of ALM, this functionality must be implemented. Work items should not be allowed to close while existing child work items are in states that conflict with their parent. For example, a user story should not be moved to the 'closed' state if a child task is in an 'In Progress' state. Currently, TFS allows this, and does not provide a means to TFS administrators to prevent this behaviour.

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                    • 38 votes
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                      • Make it possible to link from a workitem to a shelveset

                        When having a workitem which is ready for code review, then it would be nice that one can link to the shelveset

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                        • Include exploratory test sessions in the tfs_warehouse and analysis database to allow reporting

                          Adding exploratory testing sessions into the tfs_warehouse and analysis database will allow accurate reporting of test team effort.

                          Reporting on execution of scripted tests can be easily produced but it is currently not possible to include exploratory sessions

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                          • Integrate TFS with SAP Solutions Manager

                            Several shops have been developing/using SAP solutions for many years; Customers with a hybrid environment have a little bit of "everything" (Java, .NET, Cobol, SAP, etc.); If TFS wants to become a enterprise class ALM solution it is necessary to consider the integration with other "worlds".

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                            • web access - allow non-licensed users to view all work items and reports

                              From what I understand, a non-licensed user can only submit work items and view their own work items. I would like non-licensed users (like business users, etc) to be able to view all work items and reports to see status of projects, etc without having to build custom reports just to support them.

                              37 votes
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                              • Add ability to cherry pick git commit

                                We need the ability to cherry pick a commit from a different branch when using the Git repository type. This is an essential feature for using a Git repository. The option currently is to merge all commits from a specified branch.

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                                • Enable The Git GUI In Visual Studio To Clone And Fetch From All Git Repositories In A Team Project

                                  The projects I work on are split into multiple components, each component is a Git repo.

                                  When joining an existing project it is a pain to individually clone each Git repo for the project from TFS.

                                  It would be great if all of the repos (at the click of a button) be cloned in to a directory on the local machine with the same name as the Team Project. For Example, the directory on the developers machine would look like this:

                                  c:\
                                  |
                                  +-Repositories
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                                  +-<NameOfTeamProject>
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                                  +-repo1
                                  |
                                  +-repo2
                                  |
                                  +-repo3

                                  It would also be great (at the click…

                                  36 votes
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                                  • Build a bug reporting/feedback tool for TFS (cloud and on prem)

                                    It would be great if TFS shipped with a basic bug reporting tool in the box. Sure, there are a lot of third party solutions out there, but we always find that they are expensive, designed for large teams, or overwrought for what we need.

                                    At it's most basic such a tool would include:

                                    -A quick way to deploy a bug report/feedback submission page with dropdowns for application modules, and other relevant data we need to capture

                                    -A triage workflow that is used to accept or reject submissions, mark them as duplicates, merge with similar items and turn submissions into…

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                                    • Scrum Workflow should not hide hierarchically defined Product Backlog Items

                                      "By Design" in TFS2012 Update 1 only leaf node PBIs are shown in all Scrum Workflow views other than the Product Backlog.

                                      However this behaviour causes PBIs to become "lost", if a non-leaf PBI is committed to a release it simply disappears from all views in the workflow except manually defined workitem queries.

                                      Moreover the "Create Backlog Query" option is now inconsistent with the view since the resulting query does still include the hidden non-leaf PBIs.

                                      I believe the most generally useful behaviour would be to not hide the non-leaf PBIs and have the views work with hierarchical PBIs as…

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                                      • 36 votes
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                                        • Enhance the TFS Work Item Query Language to support Aggregate functions max() and min()

                                          As described in my post on the msdn TFS forums, not having aggregate functions like min(), max() makes certain query scenarios impossible at the moment, see http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/tfsworkitemtracking/thread/58032a70-547d-420f-80df-64173726eb63/

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