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  1. Provide a way to compile C# classes down into TypeScript definitions (.d.ts) files

    It's really extremely tedious and error prone to have to manually creating TypeScript equivalent classes for my C# models. Furthermore, once the C# models get updated, then the TypeScript classes are out of date. It would be awesome if this process could be automated so that my models are consistent across both client and server. There is a NuGet library out there called TypeLite which does this, although its far from perfect. It would be perfect if VS supported this natively with the full support of Visual Studio and the C#/TypeScript team!

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      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • mobile development

      We can make apps for health. Life..education. We can Android phone tell us about for problems life we can solutions and we installation for mobile Microsoft. Wit developer

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      • json viewer support for quickwatch

        Ability to view formatted json viewer besides text,xml and html viewer for quickwatch launcher

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          0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Show the time when the test fun completed in the Summary view in Test Explorer

          The Summary view in Test Explorer does not refresh while tests are running. This makes it hard to determine if you are looking at the results of the last run or if the current run has finished and you're looking at those results. Adding a time stamp to the view would take away ambiguity.

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          • Make visual studio diagrams exportable as diagrams (not images) to visio

            Make visual studio diagrams exportable as diagrams (not images) to visio

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                  • Search keyword in particular file type

                    In time of keyword search there is option to search in section, file , project and solution. It will nice If there is option to search the keyword in particular file type. Like I want to find "sourav" keyword only in css file either in current project level or solution level.

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                    • BitLength property for BigInteger

                      Good day to you!
                      It would be great to know, how many bits represent the number.
                      For example BitLength(7)=3 and BitLength(8)=4.
                      i.e. BitLength(N)=x then and only then 2^(x-1)<=N and N<2^x.
                      You can notice that BitLength(N)=Math.Truncate(BigInteger.Log(N,2)), but Log operates with double and
                      BigInteger.Log(BigInteger.Pow(2,49)-1,2) equals 49 instead of 48,999...

                      Now I have to use BigInteger.ToByteArray().
                      I think, that Microsoft can do it better.
                      Thanks in advance.

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                      • Allow multiple startup projects dialog options to be moved together

                        Currently, the order of startup projects can only be moved one at a time.
                        I suggest that the list allows selecting multiple items for moving at the same time. If there are many projects in the list, and the startup projects change often, it is not easy to find the most commonly used projects without moving them to the top.

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                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Square root for BigInteger

                          Good day to you!
                          BigInteger was presented in .NET 4, but it still has no Square Root function.
                          Every calculator has it, but BigInteger has not.
                          Math.sqrt returns double, that has only 15 decimal digits precision.

                          I can use algorithms issued in Wikipedia
                          https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methods_of_computing_square_roots
                          But these algorithms can be fasten using the inner implementation of BigInteger.
                          So it would be better for Microsoft to include it in .NET.

                          Also it would be great to return the remainder of Square Root.
                          For example, SQRT(140)=11 and remainder 19.
                          Digit-by-digit algorithm calculates remainder for free.

                          By the way, please think about
                          - function…

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                          • Make Typescript debugging Angular 2 apps work in VS2015

                            Angular 2 uses Typescript but debugging it in VS2015 doesn't really work. If I set a breakpoint somewhere in .ts file and run asp.net 5 MVC 6 project (with Angular 2) the breakpoint is inactive.

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                            • Make the UI before "responsive"

                              At work I use a high res screen and at home I just use the low res notebook screen. When moving between environments I always need to change a bunch of settings/pinned items etc

                              It would be great if the IDE could automatically or semi-automatically handle this in some way.

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                              • Alt + double click to multi select text

                                Selecting text vertically has to be one of my favourite features of the IDE (ie, click the start position, hold down the Alt key and use the mouse to select the end location then edit the block at once).

                                I would like to see a slight variation on the same idea in addition to the current functionality. Hold down Alt then double click a bunch of items such as method names and either a bunch of items at the same time.

                                Note: This is not the same as refactoring although refactoring could be enhanced with this.

                                An addition

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                                • Rename "Close all but this" command to "Close other tabs" (Do not think of a pink elephant!)

                                  I saw how many times our developers stare at "Close all but this" command and thinking is it the right commend they want to run to close other tabs.

                                  But why? Because when they see "Close All ..." they think that `I don't want close all tabs, I just want to close other tabs`. The problem with the "Close all but this" is you should think about closing all tabs and then not. This is know as "Do not think of a pink elephant!" (http://www.grahamjones.co.uk/2007/blog/internet-marketing/do-not-think-of-a-pink-elephant.html).

                                  So, Please change it to something like "Close Other Tabs".

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                                  • WPF, MVVM allow WPF control events bind to functions in viewmodel with arguments

                                    Allow WPF control events bind to functions in viewmodel with arguments.

                                    this should work in same approach as working with codebehind events.

                                    View:

                                    <ListBox
                                    DataContext="{DynamicResource myViewModel}"
                                    ItemsSource="{Binding ListItems}"
                                    SelectionMode="Extended"
                                    SelectionChanged = "{Binding onSelectionChanged}"
                                    </ListBox>

                                    Class MyViewModel
                                    {
                                    [...]

                                    public void onSelectionChanged(object sender, SelectionChangedEventArgs e)
                                    {

                                    var list = (ListBox)Sender;
                                    var selectedItems = list.SelectedItems
                                    [..]
                                    }
                                    }

                                    * Working with events should be as simple as working with properties
                                    * Binding events to command seams to me as a work around.
                                    Because it works as a property not as a function. You end up writing a lot of extra code
                                    *…

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                                    • Support generating proxy classes for REST APIs from a swagger.json file

                                      Please integrate functionality from AutoRest (https://github.com/Azure/autorest) into Visual Studio so that, as a dev, I can have proxy classes generated automatically whenever I want to consume a REST API documented by a swagger file.

                                      I suggest the functionality to be added to the "Add connected service" dialog. See screenshot.

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                                        • Check for Email

                                          I'd like .net to have the ability to check email as well as send. I dont understand having one without the other. That is the first thing I look for in every new release, and have yet to see that. They go hand in hand, like drawing and can't erase, or writing a file, but you can't read files.

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