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  1. Use blend for devolping Windows 10 universal apps in javascrip, HTML and CSS

    Designing apps via programmed HTML and CSS is not easy!

    Blend 2013 had the solution for this. Via a visual way you coud easy style your app.

    When will this solution come to blend 2015?

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      1 comment  ·  Blend for Visual Studio  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Restore usability of the new Error List window in VS 2015

      1. Restore the ability to sort all entries by their addition time ("Default Order" in VS2013 and older). In VS 2015 RC, messages keep "jumping" as they are generated, which makes it nearly impossible to work with the Error List during a long build without stoping it.

      2. Restore (at least as an option) full clearing of Error List on build start, or at least add a button or context menu option to clear it manually. It is very confusing in VS 2015 RC when fixed errors and warnings stay there for half of the build process until the compiler…

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        1 comment  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add code-behind test files for .cs/.fs files like code-behind files for xaml

        How about adding a code.cs.test file with a code.cs file packaged the same way WPF package a *.xaml and *.xaml.cs file together?

        That way your tests are close to the code, and you don't need to navigate to a seperate test project

        10 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Please implement C# compiler and WPF for WebAssembly

          WebAssembly or wasm is an experimental efficient low-level programming language for in-browser client-side scripting, which is currently in development. WebAssembly is portable bytecode which is designed to be faster to parse than JavaScript, as well as to execute faster. The team working on WebAssembly include people from Mozilla, Google, Microsoft, and Apple (who respectively control the four major browsers, Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Safari).

          https://github.com/WebAssembly/design/blob/master/FAQ.md

          15 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Show CodeLens above Attributes if they exists

            If a function/property/class as an attribute defined above it. the CodeLens is inserted between the attribute definition.

            Today:
            [MyAttribute]
            codelens stuff
            public void MyFunction(){}

            Should be:
            codelens stuff
            [MyAttribute]
            public void MyFunction(){}

            10 votes
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              0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Add gated check in support in build vNext

              Build vNext in VSO & TFS 2015 do not have the "gated check in" trigger. Only CI and Scheduled. Please add support for Gated Check ins, that's and extremely important feature.

              21 votes
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              • Allow 3rd Party Developers Access To ASP.NET Web Project "Change Authentication" Dialog

                I run the very popular ASP.NET MVC Boilerplate project template extension which is currently the most popular project template in the Visual Studio Gallery.

                I am asked every few days to add authentication support to the project template. I want to be able to hook into the "Change Authentication" dialogue and give consumers of my template the choice of which authentication provider they want to add.

                35 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Extension  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Typescript.NET on server side

                  I suggest the following items:
                  A. You create a language Typescript.net on the server side which will compile typescript to .NET IL on the server side similar to the way we have typescript transpiling to javascript on the client or browser side. With Roslyn available this possibility will mean that code written on the server side in C#/VB and complied to .NET IL could be reserved from IL to typescript.net and you have one language for both server side (Typescript.net) and client side (typescript).
                  B. You should create Typescript RIA services just as you had in silverlight RIA services for…

                  7 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • intelligment "?." operator in if-statement to return bool

                    Now I have to do this:

                    if (_Client?.Connected == true)
                    {
                    _Client.Disconnect();
                    _Client = null;
                    }

                    This would be better:

                    if (_Client?.Connected)
                    {
                    _Client.Disconnect();
                    _Client = null;
                    }

                    Can the compiler recognize that a bool is required instead of a null because of the if-statement? Now I have to add "== true".

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                      1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Make the WebBrowser Control work with Project Spartan

                      We've heard quite a bit of news lately about Project Spartan and how it's a replacement for Internet Explorer.

                      However, anyone who has used the WebBrowser control knows that it's just a wrapper around Internet Explorer, and it's quite painful to actually use in .net if you want to do anything more complicated than display a web page on a form, especially if you want to do so without a UI.

                      If Internet Explorer goes away, what happens to the WebBrowser Control? Now seems like a great time to really take a swing at improving the WebBrower control and web…

                      79 votes
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                        5 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Provide Lightswitch Product Roadmap - recurring Town Hall

                        It's been forever since the community has seen a product roadmap for LightSwitch. A year ago we saw something of a 'statement of direction', but that's not what I'm talking about. We need more information about what specific backlog items are being worked on and what to expect from both near and long term for releases.

                        Since the HTML Client announcement, there has been a great deal of discomfort in the LS community about the lack of information coming from MSFT regarding advancement towards a LS client for LOB application development.

                        http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/7b92697d-ff35-4c04-8ac5-8949870c6c58/lob-html5?forum=lightswitch

                        Most folks believe a new HTML client having…

                        961 votes
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                          27 comments  ·  LightSwitch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Creating Queries with the plus or minus x number of iterations

                          extend the @CurrentIteration with a plus or minus x number of iterations.

                          When creating a work item query, you are given the option to specifiy that it is filtered to a specified number of iteration from the current iteration. Plus x or Minus x

                          8 votes
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                          • Make the debugger stick to the current thread instead of jumping around between threads!

                            Please, please fix this! Debugging multithreaded applications is hard enough as it is, without having to manhandle the debugger just so it does the obvious thing you want.

                            I'm sure everyone knows what I'm talking about. You're stepping through your function, and suddenly your instruction pointer jumps somewhere unexpected and none of the variable values make sense and you realize you're not in the thread you thought you were in. It's really tough or impossible to get back to where you were in the thread you cared about. Or you set a breakpoint two instructions down, and it may be…

                            17 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Support Docker in Hosted Build VSO

                              This cover many different scenarios and configuration, just providing a vm coreos to apply dockerfile.

                              13 votes
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                              • kproj/xproj should not be associated with ASP.Net it makes sense for all other application types too.

                                As the title states, don't make xproj/kproj exclusive to sp.net projects. The general idea behind this project also applies to desktop (and all other project types) too. Even better just use project.json without any *.*proj file as another suggestion already states.
                                Just allow for a target to build into binaries directly.

                                82 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Enable IntelliTest to run in the build pipeline

                                  Run IntellIiTest in the build pipeline to explore new code and generate/evolve unit tests.

                                  11 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Enable Page Inspector in Visual Studio 2015

                                    Visual Studio 2013 has the Page Inspector feature, which is really useful in debugging the 'look' of an app. Please enable this feature in Visual Studio 2015.

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                                      0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • better support loading multiple versions of the same assembly

                                      In my production environment, our servers currently load 645 assemblies many times containing multiple versions of the same assembly. For the most part, our custom assembly resolver seems to work when we hook up to the resolver event. However, we recently migrated over to storing our assemblies in Subversion under a flat folder structure by version number to help manage our deployments. This exposed a new problem with the .NET Framework assembly resolver because if the filename of the assembly in Visual Studio reference includes the version number, the file on disk can no longer be resolved without also changing…

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                                        0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Separate selection of Backlog or Board view for Sprints and Stories

                                        If you click on a sprint in TFS web and choose to see it as a board, then click on "Stories" the stories will go straight to board view regardless of what you selected last time you viewed stories.

                                        When working with the backlog and multiple sprints in TFS 2015 Web Interface the choice between backlog and board view is persistent within your session for all views even if the usage are very different.
                                        I would want the selection to be one persistant setting for Sprints and another one for Stories, Features and Initiatives.

                                        9 votes
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                                        • Add support for Google Play Services

                                          Split from: https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio/suggestions/7051864-add-support-for-google-play-services-opengl-2

                                          My app (and a few other devs that I know) have apps that use push notifications with Google Cloud Messaging and Google Maps (which needs Open GL 2). The emulator is currently miles ahead performance wise vs the regular Android emus, but these two limitations are preventing me from using it for certain development scenarios.

                                          Thanks,
                                          Tommy

                                          106 votes
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                                            2 comments  ·  VS Emulator for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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