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  1. provision for internal "check In"

    i think there should be some provision for internal "check In" so that a user can revert back without effecting the code at server level.

    Current problem is that let suppose i have to fix 5 bugs and i have just resolved 4 bugs but for 5th bug i wrote any code which create another bug .
    in that case if i am very strong then its easy task for me else i have to take get latest and do again for all bug again. but if there is some internal "check In" provision like checkpoint in virtual machine then…

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    • 能不能等我输入完再提示错误

      能不能等我输入完再提示错误

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      • Provide network share name with IOException

        If one of the network shares isn't available during File.Copy operation, an IOException being thrown with an error message "The network path was not found". Unfortunately there is no easy way to find out which particular network share was unavailable - source or destination.
        That'll be good to include the specific path to the error message. Or some flag saying either source or target.

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        • Add a fuction for controlling casing in snippets

          Please consider adding the ability to control casing (upper or lower) for code generated by a snippet.

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          • machine language in Visual Studio

            APPs in machine language are not restricted by version[framework],It will also be abled to build a system(OS).

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            • Combine the syntax of both VB.NET and C# into one language.

              As computers have gotten more powerful, it seems logical that a program that would accept either VB formats or C# formats in the same program would make things a lot easier for all.

              It would mean a programmer could use his preferred syntax and yet blend it in with another programmer's work that preferred the other syntax.

              Another advantage would be that moving code from VB to C# would not be needed to be done.

              Logically one would not think it difficult to teach the compiler to look at the syntax, identify what it means and carry out the instruction.  …

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              • Make sure the following nuget pagkages urls are active for MCV6Angular 2 app?

                When attempting to create new MVC6Angular 2 web application, the following nu get packages are not accessible (the urls produce a 404 error) Why are these urls not active, just after VS 15 preview 3 has been released?
                https://registry.npmjs.org/angular/compiler
                npm ERR! 404 Not Found
                npm ERR! 404
                npm ERR! 404 'angular/compiler' is not in the npm registry.
                npm ERR! 404 You should bug the author to publish it
                npm ERR! 404 It was specified as a dependency of 'aspnet'
                npm ERR! 404
                npm ERR! 404 Note that you can also install from a
                npm ERR! 404 tarball, folder, or http…

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                • Create an IDE that not only support current version but also supports other version. One in all and all.

                  To optimize the Performance issues, Make Sure we can Use only one Version at a time.
                  To optimize the Storage issues, For the developer versions or Pro ones, Try and make it in the Cloud rather than Local Machines such that it will not only optimize our Personal Machine but also improves the overall Performance.

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                    • EF6: Set DefaultValueSql via fluent API

                      It would be very helpful to set a SQL Default Value via Enitity Framework Fluent API (SQL Server, EF6). We don't want to edit generated migration files nor use an attribute at the Domain entity class nor implement some C# code in an overridden SaveChanges() method. The value should be caluculated by the SQL Server indipendent from the data repository layer of our appilcation.

                      Is there anything like
                      modelBuilder.Entity<TEntity>()
                      .Property(p => p.CreatedAt)
                      .HasDefaultValueSql("getdate()")

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                      • ASP.NET

                        Dear Microsoft, I am an developer and working on visual studio dot net. I have seen many time developers struggling the post back issue. Face problem while disabling complete page during postbacks. user has to go some work around if they want to disable complete page during post back. Ajax, javascript, jquery creates problems. My suggestion is in page lavel there must be property to set DisablePageDuringPostBack="True/False" help a lot to the developer.

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                        • JSON string Escaper

                          JSON formats have gargles of characters to escape when building strings it would be nice if there was something like @"{dfsfsdf..." that could tell the compiler to escape a string JSON style.

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                          • Port Windows.data.pdf namespace to .Net Framework 4.6

                            Please port Windows.data.pdf namespace to .NET Framework 4.6.

                            WPF or Windows Form application need a native way to view PDF file, convert PDF pages to images. If Microsoft can do it for Windows RT, why not for .NET Framework?

                            Thank you,
                            David Gao

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                            • Export CSV control Report Viewer

                              Por favor abran la opción de exportar a CSV dentro del control Report Viewer

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                              • create classes encapsulating the standard numeric formatting strings.

                                Every time I read or write code using a standard numeric format string, I have to go to a page like this and look it up:

                                https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dwhawy9k(v=vs.110).aspx

                                "C" for currency is the only one I can remember. And the precision specifiers seem to work a bit differently for each format.

                                How about some new classes in the BCL so that I can pass a number/date/time/timespan to an appropriate formatter class and set properties for how I want the number to look? Something like this:

                                var asCurrency = new System.NumericFormats.Currency(345.78m);
                                asCurrency.DecimalPlaces = 2;
                                asCurrency.Culture = "en-US";
                                Console.WriteLine("You have {0} dollars.", asCurrency);

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                                • Refactoring - implement all of the same refactoring that Eclipse allows by default without 3rd party extensions

                                  Some basic refactorings are not implemented. I would suggest you guys look at the possibilites that Eclipse offers for Java and implement those that are appliable to .NET

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                                  • Assembly binding troubleshooter

                                    "Could not load file or assembly 'Whatever' or one of its dependencies. The located assembly's manifest definition does not match the assembly reference."

                                    Approximately 34 billion developers see this message a thousand times a day and yet no one at MS has thought to make troubleshooting this problem easier in 16 years.

                                    For example, it could turn on binding logging, clean the solution for me, display binding redirects, show mismatches between refs for compiled DLL and dynamically-compiled ASP.NET views, show all the versions referenced in my solution and is they're all in sync.

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                                    • Support project.yml in addition to project.json

                                      The project.json stuff looks really good, it's much better than .csproj files!

                                      However, for hand-editing JSON is not as readable as YAML. As you probably know, all valid JSON is valid YAML as well, so if Visual Studio/dotnet were to support project.yml files, the project.json files could still keep working as-is, which makes for a very happy upgrade scenario -- Microsoft releases support for project.yml files, and users could upgrade their project.json files at their leisure.

                                      The one complication is of course that project.yml is a different filename than project.json, and what to do if they're both present? [Preferring the…

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                                      • "DLL HeLLL" is not totally gone; it got a new home reference address.

                                        DLL HeLLL is a lot better but there are times refereneces are hard to deal with. At many firm I've been to, I'll inherit Visual Studio Solutions with large number of projects.
                                        I find that are not able to build the solutions when I pull down the code from source control on to a new PC. Yes, it works on the other developers PC but it won't work without a lot of effort on other PCs or build environments. Many of the 3rd party DLLs could be missing or all pointing inconsistently to non-existent folders. These binary DLLs are not…

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                                        • Include native support for SSH 2.0 in .NET

                                          Include native out of the box functionality for SSH 2.0 in .NET Framework. This should allow creating sessions with SSH 2.0 based servers and allow for sending of commands and receiving responses.

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