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  1. multiSelect Dropdown

    I am looking forward for a MultiSelect Dropdown from Microsoft team. I have more trust from MS not from other third pary

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    • Target Secondary monitor when run the application

      Usually developers have more than one monitor, It will be nice if we can target a monitor by default.

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      • Allow apps to attach HttpMessageHandlers to HttpClient objects created in a referenced library

        Scenario:

        1. Developer writes app A and references library B.
        2. Library B creates an HttpClient object on behalf of the app and uses it to send HTTP requests and receive responses.
        3. App A must have the ability to inspect, log, modify or trace HTTP requests and responses made by C.

        This is not possible today since HttpMessageHandler objects can only be added to an HttpClient object created in the same scope.

        This idea is to:
        Add an API to allow adding an HttpMessageHandler to an HttpClient object created within a referenced library.

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        • Add target Framework version and targeting for each project in solution properties tab

          it would be nice to check uncheck target framework version and update for each project inside solution, so that migrating is easier.

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          • Please support multiple DataSource for the Unit Tests.

            MSTest support multiple dataSourcer for the Unit Tests.

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            • ZipArchive password

              Please add Password property to ZipArchive class.

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              • Asp.net Code Supports VB

                As Visual Basic is not supported by current release of ASP.Net core 1.0.3, we wonder if VB will be supported in the future.
                Please refer to this thread: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/36369977-bcd0-4871-b77e-622ebc9d7643/does-aspnet-code-supports-vb?forum=visualstudiogeneral

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                • Make bitCount() method for value types

                  Right now there is no way to access very useful popcnt SSE instruction from C# (any other .net language) While in java there is a method int.bitCount()

                  The idea is to make the same thing for .net and this method can use popcnt instruction if it is available or any other implementation if it's not.

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                  • Add Https Uri (Secure-Http) support to .Net WPF MediaElement

                    The entire web is quickly moving to Https (secure http) pushed by all the major tech companies including Microsoft . And the migration to Cloud storage is accelerating this move.

                    WPF MediaElement is becoming outdated/irrelevant in this respect if it cannot handle https content. The SilverLight MediaElement supports Https. Maybe the SilverLight code could be copied to WPF with minor modifications.

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                    • Distribute Job like System.Threading.Tasks.Parallel for GPU Core with C#, .NET

                      some time the data is too much for my CPU process and use more time, i found someone use CUDA for use the GPU to process them, so in C# is not easy to use it now, i found C# have

                      System.Threading.Tasks.Parallel.For()

                      it is useful for use the multi trading but not enough for many job in one time process

                      we want the GPU help us process it by C# Like

                      System.Threading.Tasks.Parallel.ForGPU()

                      like this,

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                      • One click update of COM wrappers in .NET languages.

                        .NET is treating native ActiveX components like legacy but that is how I communicate with my DirectX 11 graphics engine written in C++.

                        When using the engine from Visual Basic 6, you get a notification when an update is available and just click to use the new version.

                        In Visual Basic .NET however, you can't make any changes to the interface while developing a new version because the wrapper is locked and the easiest way to delete the old version of the wrapper is to delete the whole project and pick modules one by one into a new project since…

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                        • Please support/extend .Net Micro Framework on existing and new platforms

                          It seems that Microsoft has made the .Net Micro Framework Open source because they didn't want to spend time and resources on it. At least that's what it seems from the outside.

                          I would like to see the .Net Micro Framework supported as well as continually extended with active participation by Microsoft.

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                          • to add latest lossless compression methods. Please add it.

                            To add latest lossless compression methods which are included in .7z compression application. If it will be inbuilt in .NET assembly, it will be quite handy.

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                              • Targeting Framework - dialogs

                                Look at the screen, there is something to improve.
                                1. Dialog "Preparing Solution..." will never disappear, the dialog is waiting for my answer which is below the dialog.
                                2. Typically, you want to have all projects on the same framework, so why I cannot select something like "Do it for all projects". The "Do not ask me ..." checkbox is disposed for this option.

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                                • Enum Inheritance

                                  I have lists of things that I want to set up in shared classes for other developers to work with and Enums work great for that, especially since they enforce uniqueness(as long as values are not defined for the members, but that is another issue).

                                  It would be cool if I could have a way to set up hierarchical lists of things that are still unique but allow for a level of categorization in their definition.

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                                    • Additional special access level for nesting and nested types

                                      There is no special access level that allows nesting types to exclusively access nesting types and vice versa. This limits usefulness of nested types. It seems that the whole idea of having nested class is to provide special way of "communications" between nesting and nested classes in a way not accessible from/by outside "world".

                                      Let's say that we have two more access levels:

                                      - ForNesting - allows access from inside the type and also from the nesting type (including from more than one level up). Should be applicable to, at least, Procedures, Properties and Member Variables, and also to Constructors.…

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                                      • ConcurrentDictionary and Dictionary: Please add methods to retrieve original key with value

                                        Currently there's no way to retrieve the original key that was in use when value was added to ConcurrentDictionary (same apply to regular Dictionary). Please add overloads that allow to retrieve original key together with the value.
                                        For example, today ConcurrentDictionary has TryGetValue(TKey key, out TValue value) and the new overload would be then TryGetValue(TKey key, out TKey originalKey, out TValue value).

                                        This functionality is very useful if the dictionary has custom comparator. For example for strings it may be StringComparer.OrdinalIgnoreCase. And then for every string, with different case that matched by comparator, dictionary would report that it has value…

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                                        • WebRequest's RegisterPrefix in C#'s modern HttpClient

                                          The WebRequest class in .NET exposes a method named RegisterPrefix that allows us to register own prefixes similar to "http://", "ftp://" and allow custom code to be executed which resolves that prefix.

                                          Can a similar capability be added to the more modern HttpClient library?

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