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  1. Create a JavaScript project type

    Provide a new project type in Visual Studio that focuses on developing JavaScript and TypeScript projects.

    Please vote and add comments below to indicate what kind of features you would like this project type to have.

    28 votes
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      2 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 3 votes
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        2 comments  ·  Cloud  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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          0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add Live Unit Testing Support to C++

          Add Live Unit Testing Support to C++ test projects.

          15 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Option to Disable Ctrl+Click Go to Definition

            In Visual Studio 2015 and earlier, the behavior for ctrl+click was to select the 'word' (overloaded behavior from double click). It would be nice to have this behavior back in Visual Studio 2017.

            144 votes
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              16 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Context-aware watch windows

              During a debug session context changes a lot - from class to class.
              It would be great to have expressions being watched to be context-aware. So when I am in classA, I can have specific expressions evaluated, and when I step into a different class, most of the expressions from class A are irrelevant now, so I don't want to see those. but I want to see a new set of items I have defined.
              This will eliminate the need of scrolling through the window constantly or removing items which aren't in context currently.

              Hope it makes sense.

              2 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 6 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Ensure VS copies dependent assemblies during build

                  This was originally posted by Andy as https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-ide/suggestions/4306075-ensure-vs-copies-dependant-assemblies-during-build, and closed with "we are closing older ones that don’t have enough votes so newer ones from you can move to the top. If this suggestion is still important to you, feel free to open it again."

                  The suggestion to implement this missing feature is still important to me so I am opening it again. VS desperately needs a better solution -- any solution -- for handling native/external dll dependency chains in .NET projects.

                  Andy's description of the issue (abridged):
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                  1) Create a blank solution and add a console application…

                  6 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Support __forceinline on C++ lambda expressions

                    clang and gcc both have supported force-inlining lambda expressions for years, but in Visual C++ there's still no way to do this.

                    I've attached a sample cpp file to illustrate the problem. Or view it interactively here: https://repl.it/LM8G/11

                    Because a lambda is just a class with operator(), and we can manually define such a class having the operator() forceinlined (as in the above workaround), I see no reason why VC++ could not support forceinlining a lambda.

                    Of course, in the above example the compiler will probably be smart enough to inline the lambda anyway. And I understand that inlining sometimes…

                    25 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • very slow download for updating Visual Studio Community 2017

                      need to advise best and faster way for updating Visual Studio Community 2017

                      4 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • The only place where Basic figures in top 10 languages is in Memes

                        Ruby, Python would not have been born if Basic was not killed. What a pity no one had the vision or competence to make the VB compiler evolve with the changing times

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                          2 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Support automatically attaching a profiler session to an executable when it is launched externally to VStudio

                          A common use case that we have is testing our application within its integration with other software not written by our team. The application process is launched by that other software. It is currently difficult to profile performance in this setup.

                          Debugging is already easy in this setup. We make frequent use of the existing ability to attach a debugger automatically when an executable is started by using the registry key:[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\my_executable_name.exe]
                          "debugger"="vsjitdebugger.exe"

                          I would like to request the ability to start a profiling session in the same or a similar manner.

                          One workaround that we have…

                          2 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • change the source and target names in rebase operation to branch names

                            When doing a rebase you inevitably end up with conflicts. This means on the Team Explorer tab, you use the Resolve Conflict area. On that screen there is a list of files with conflicts and when you click on one of them, it expands to show you options like Merge etc. And at the bottom of that box it shows "Edited on Source | Diff | Take Source" and "Edited on Target | Diff | Take Target".

                            What the heck is Source and Target??? I can never remember which is which when I am doing a rebase. Why make me…

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                              1 comment  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Increase the default reserved stack size for 64bit applications

                              Please increase the default reserved stack size for 64bit applications (i.e. the /STACK:... linker flag).

                              Due to the x64 calling convention, recursive algorithms more often run into stack overflow problems because a typical function call needs more stack space than its 32bit cdecl/stdcall/fastcall counterpart. Every new stack frame requires 48 bytes at least in a 64bit environment.

                              While it made sense to keep the reserved stack space as small as possible for (multithreaded) 32bit applications, the virtual address space is not a bottleneck any longer for (multithreaded) 64bit applications.

                              We ran into this problem with our projects and even popular…

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                                1 comment  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Attach to process should include application pool information

                                Whenever I'm attaching to IIS I always have to use appcmd list wp to find out the PID of the w3wp process I actually want to attach to, this is very annoying.
                                There should be:
                                - a way to link the web app to IIS without being intrusive (if the website doesn't exist the web app project still loads with a warning)
                                - a way to display the application pool and website(s) using it in the attach dialog
                                - filtering

                                9 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Add the ability to directly reference shared step when adding/editing Test Case from Grid view

                                  When user is creating / updating Test Cases in a Grid view, there's no possibility to insert existing Shared Step as one of the steps in the Test Case.

                                  User can perform this action only when opening Test Case Work Item in a modal window.

                                  22 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Remote Debugger Machine list is main IDE UI.

                                    When using remote debugger it is common to have more than one machine to target different builds of windows. Having to go over the project properties then Debug Sections, and click Find to select one of the two or three machines I use takes too long. The IDE should keep the list of the machines that are registered or allow to maintain the lists at the Project properties level, and then, provide a list menu similar to those many Emulutators in the target machine for debugging, so that debugging ing one machine or the other takes the same clicks time.

                                    6 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Intrinsics for Integer Overflow detection in C++

                                      Other compiler (GCC and Clang) provides several builtins to detect overflow on arithmetic operations with integers. It is hard to detect overflow manually in certain situations and in every situation the compiler can do greater job. In most cases it is just a matter of checking overflow flag. Other languages than C++ provide such utility by default. For example in C# we are able to use checked/unchecked contexts.

                                      See __builtin_{add|sub|mul}_overflow documentation https://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/gcc/Integer-Overflow-Builtins.html .

                                      21 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Renaming Templates

                                        Renaming Templates.
                                        Is it possible to rename currently used templates in the open project dialog? Even if the zipped template file is manually renamed and the cache removed, (both in the Roaming directory subs and in ...\Templates\ProjectTemplates) the list still reports the old, wrong file.
                                        Thanks

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                                          2 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Unity 2017.3

                                          Please Please add Unity 2017.3 option in Visual Studio Setup.
                                          Please

                                          3 votes
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                                            1 comment  ·  Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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