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  1. Run windows store unit tests as a new app

    Currently when using MSTest, the unit tests are run by deleting the local storage of the app, running the tests and then uninstalling the app.

    Other testing frameworks like xUnit run unit tests as a separate app, so the local storage is unaffected.
    In mstests, the unit test package name must be identical to the app's package name. Changing this restriction would fix the problem described above

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      0 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Provide ability to remove Application Tier Servers

      Currently, if you perform a Team Foundation Server Migration from one server environment to another, the TFS Administration Console does not provide you with any method to delete or remove invalid Application Tier Servers from the Configuration database.

      Instead, you are stuck with these invalid references in your TFS Configuration database whether you like it or not. This should be corrected so that you can easily remove invalid TFS Application Tiers from your configuration just as you can easily and readily remove invalid build servers and build agents from your TFS Build Configuration.

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      • Mark a Backlog Item Committed When Assigned to Sprint

        When assigning a Backlog Item to a sprint/iteration it would be very helpful if the state would automatically be marked Committed. Likewise, when kicking a backlog item/story out of the sprint/iteration it would be helpful if it's state would be automatically changed to Approved.

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        • Prioritize Product Backlog Items when in Feature/PBI hierarchical view

          Right now in VSO you can get a nice hierarchical view of Product Backlog Items grouped under Features. However, when in this mode, it is not possible to drag and drop PBIs to adjust their priorities within the Feature. It would be a great productivity improvement to make it possible to do so just as you can in the non-hierarchical view.

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          • Property own formatting

            Currently property new line formatting controlled by "Place open brace on new line for methods".
            I'd like to control property new line formatting by property own rules.
            Currently My Property looks like
            public int IntProperty { get; set; }
            or
            public int intProperty
            { get; set; }
            I'd like to see two rules:
            "Place open brace on new line for property"
            If checked
            public int IntProperty
            {
            get; set;
            }
            otherwise
            public int IntProperty {
            get; set;
            }

            And "Keep getter and setter on same line"
            If checked
            public int IntProperty {
            get; set;
            }
            otherwise
            public int IntProperty { …

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              0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • WPF Control Disposing

              It is a pain to use things like Images / ImageSources / Brushes in WPF as you can't easily dispose them. Not even the Bitmap class can be disposed anymore. Memory management is getting really complicated as it's unclear why memory remains in use after you close a window / unload a page for example. Images do not free their underlying stream, keep a handle on the file.

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                0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Provide support for tsd to download typescript typings similar to bower and npm support.

                Currently in order to support TSD, you need to download it, add binary path to path then in command prompt go to the project folder and run command manually.
                While this works, as an improvement, I suggest supporting TSD in a manner similar to bower and npm support.

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                  0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • jspm

                  Include support for jspm in addition to bower/grunt/gulp.

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                    0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Add Validation Workflows to Release Templates

                    Release Paths provide the ability to specify that validation of the release is automated or not. However, there is no way of capturing feedback or the outcome of the validation during the deployment process. So, for example, if I have a set of automated tests that execute after deployment in my release template and they fail it fails the deployment but stating that the deployment was not successful. This is inaccurate. The deployment operations may have run successfully and my application is in fact deployed, however, specific validation scripts failed and the outcome of the release is not accurately reflected.

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                      0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow UpdateAll option when updating extensions

                      Once you get the VS RTM, you have to install 7+ more updates to it.
                      It's a pain to open Tools/ExtensionsManager and install each one individually. Some of them also requires restarting Visual Studio, which adds more time to restart it after each update.
                      It would be great if it would be an option to select more than one extension (add them to a list) and install those selected one all together.

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                        0 comments  ·  Extension  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Improve interoperation between git and TFVC in Visual Studio

                        I use TFVC, tortoisegit and git-tf for development work.

                        My workflow:

                        Initially I clone a TFVC project to a git repository using git-tf:

                        git tf clone <repo> <local path> --deep

                        This creates a local git repository that reflects the content of TFVC (including history). I only do this once for a repository.

                        Periodically I update my working git repository using git-tf:

                        git tf fetch --deep

                        This updates the origin_tfs/tfs branch in the git repository without changing my local sources. I use git merge to merge the changes from TFVC into my local work.

                        I make edits in my local work…

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                            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Source Control can't detect folder rename change when offline

                            For local workspace, Source Control can't detect folder rename change when offline. now tfs treats the folder is deleted and a new folder is added, hence the file history is gone.
                            i expect TFS can detect the folder rename change.

                            -Tom

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                            • Allow Specifying Email Aliases in Visual Studio Online User Profiles

                              Visual Studio Online should allow users to specify multiple email address alias under their user profile. This helps attribute commits in git that were committed using a different email address then the one associated a user's VSO account to that user.

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                              • Data compare select rows by PK or other UQ

                                It would be a great feature to introduce a WHERE clause for each table to do row by row comparisons. For example. there are ceterain conditions that could be applied prior to the comparison.

                                If we there are ranges of data in a table based on either PK or other UQ designated in the Key comparison dialog. There is a need to provider comparison on a subset of data in a table. For example: when I have records that belong to our company stored in the range <100000, and then client data is stored in the range >= 100000. I…

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                                  0 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Make a version of Visual Studio to Mac/Linux

                                  As Microsoft walks to realease version of CLR to Mac and Linux and are embracing multi platform development, it would really great if we could use Visual Studio on Mac or Linux to build our apps

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                                  • Add comment intellisense for xml comments contained in a different file

                                    It is possible to put your comments in a different file using the XML include tag referenced here: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/9h8dy30z.aspx. However there is no support for comment intellisense using this method. Please add support for displaying the documentation popup messages for comments included in a different file. This allows source code to be kept clean from story-like comments, while still retaining the valuable documentation.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Add Order column to Sprint Backlog view

                                      Add a simple read-only column to the Sprint Backlog view, which numbers displayed items from 1 to n. A similar column already exsists in the "Backlog items" view.

                                      This would allow easy visual reference to items displayed on the screen, when discussing the Sprint Backlog with your team or the customer.

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                                      • to hire people from Pakistan by providing them projects of all kind and reduce the competition

                                        Developer are playing the key role in technology and the future is also in their hands to promote what they like most, it is not much about the client choice for choosing a technology but the developers interest and guidance lead him towards the right use of technology.With more and more focus on the open source will bring out a disaster for the proprietary software and soon they will be out of business, and the survival for the said will be impossible as now.

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                                          0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add ability to sort collection by property value using linq lambda expression

                                          Allow us to sort a collection using lambda.
                                          Currently the list.sort method works ok for list of string or ints.
                                          But it is not flexible for a custom object e.g customer.
                                          Please allow the following syntax to sort by the specific property values

                                          e.g. C#
                                          customers.Sort(customer => customer.FirstName, customer.LastName)

                                          VB.NET
                                          customers.Sort(function(customer) customer.FirstName, customer.LastName

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