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  1. 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

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      0 comments  ·  VS Emulator for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Implement AD FS for TFS

      Our organisation policy does not allow us to use TFS Online / visualstudio.com. For on-premises TFS instances, ADFS is not supported at the moment. I'm hoping a future update will incorporate the ADFS bits for TFS Online in the on-prem version as well. That would open up some authentication schemes we'd like to use.

      229 votes
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      • Provide an option to turn inheritance off for git repo/branch (or an "unset inherited" on individual permissions)

        Some object-level Security dialog boxes provide an Inheritance on/off option. Git objects don't, and it's missing for regular use cases.

        A couple of classic use cases:
        - A repository under a shared team project where only a subgroup/team should have write access
        - keeping master branches safe by only allowing integrators to merge (while everyone else should be able to create branches and send pull requests)
        - unsetting "god mode" permissions (eg. force push to avoid accidental screwups) for admins (who are also contributors) in general without removing option to allow it on that one repo where it's needed for…

        8 votes
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        • Add official support for Blend Extensions

          Currently there is almost no documentation how to extend Blend. I have seen some examples in the wild which seem to be the result of reverseengeneering rather than beeing officialy supported. Some of the suggestions posted here could be easyly programmed by the community.

          109 votes
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            2 comments  ·  Blend for Visual Studio  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Allow to maximize the TestSteps in WebAccess

            All HTML Fileds in TFS 2013 have a Option to maximize the content to Screen.

            I would love to see this Feature also for the TestStep Section

            31 votes
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            • Support multiple bug work item types

              Given a TFS installation where multiple work item types exist in TFS for bugs (eg in order to support different flows), it should be possible to create these different types from MTM, instead of just 1 bug type.

              5 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 9 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add configuration variables to Release Template

                  Configuration Variables are nice! But it would have been great to have those in the Release Template "scope"

                  I'd like to define a configuration variable like "LogDirectory" where all my components would inherit instead of settings one variable within all the components of the release template.

                  Needing a different value within all Release Templates, global and server variables are not usefull in this case.

                  31 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Haxe Support

                    Add Haxe syntax and compiler support

                    6 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Provide official logos for the .NET languages

                      We need something to stick on our laptops.

                      18 votes
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                        5 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        Hey Niklas,

                        Cool suggestion. We actually do have, or at least had, logos for the .NET languages and stickers bearing them. I have one for VB on one of my laptops and one of each for VB, C#, and F# on another. We used to give these out at conferences and events, I’m not sure if we ran out. At times we’ve also had T-shirts and mugs. Everyone’s always asking us where they can get them. We really should put up a storefront somewhere so that all our fans can show their love. I’ll get on that and let you know what we come up with.

                        Regards,

                        Anthony D. Green, Program Manager, Visual Basic, C#, and F# Languages Team

                      • Prevent backlog priority changes in multiple work items in TFS

                        Currently, each backlog change causes multiple (sometimes hundreds) work item changes which causes the TFS alerts to become useless in many cases.
                        Please provide a way to reduce the number of changing items to minimum for every backlog change - perhaps by creating huge differences between the backlog numbers, which will leave a lot of room for those changes

                        8 votes
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                        • Support for collectible assemblies

                          Support for collectible assemblies, i.e. assemblies that can be unloaded from memory (without deleting appdomain).
                          Example: Build a kind of REPL on top of your application so that user can script your application. This leads to high customization capabilities. The user script might be sent via files to the application running 24/7, hence you need emitted code to be collected.

                          873 votes
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                            15 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Copy and paste Service References

                            It should be great to allow copy/paste service reference from a project to a second (for example when the refered service is down it will be very useful)

                            6 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Allow build summary to display code coverage percentage based on lines of code

                              When code coverage is run as part of a build the percentage displayed in the build summary is calculated based on the number of blocks covered. We would like to be able to configure this to calculate the percentage based on lines of code covered - as we fail the build based on lines of codes covered.

                              We have to stick with lines of code rather than code blocks for compatibility with other tools we use.

                              31 votes
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                              • Powershell enable/disable alerts

                                Please allow powershell enable/disable existing alerts. We know when we deploy that availability alerts for example will trigger. Please allow us to script a pre-deploy alert disable and a post-deploy re-enable using powershell.

                                7 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • You should inform people that when install Visual Studio Express 2013 for "Free" that it is actually a FREE trial, not the full product.

                                  You should inform people that the Visual studio 'Free' version is actually a FREE trial, not the full product like it is advertised. I am student at Utah Military Academy and my class downloaded this program for our computer programming class hoping to have a powerful C++ compiler for our studies. Only to find that our trial periods are almost complete in the middle of a final project. Hopefully this gets fixed to avoid future situations like ours. Thank you!

                                  6 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Bring also Bower, Grunt love to Apache Cordova Apps

                                    As in aspnet 5 web projects, it would be nice to have bower, grunt, npm working inside the apache cordova apps.

                                    103 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Multi-Device Hybrid Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                      Thanks for the feedback. The support for Grunt and Gulp in the Task Runner Explorer is coming to Cordova apps in a future release of Visual Studio 2015.

                                      Mads Kristensen
                                      Program Manager
                                      Visual Studio Web Tools

                                    • Timer for standup meeting

                                      In VSO implement a timer (for example like howler timer) to measure duration of all the scrum event especially for standup meeting.

                                      7 votes
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                                      • Debug -> Restart should work on unit tests

                                        This would make iterating on tests much faster since I wouldn't have to remake the test selection to re-run them.

                                        2 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Automatic creation of a Task to Sign a Test Case

                                          Automatic creation of a Task to Sign a Test Case

                                          Possibility when you sign a Test Case to a tester , automatically create a bond with the Task Test Case and inserting hours for management.

                                          When the task was generated , sought basic information on the title , tester, and enclosing the Test Case, giving option to attach or not the Requirement/PBI.

                                          23 votes
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