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  1. TFS 2015 Update 3 doesn't have CI Path Filters

    According to MSDN documentation https://www.visualstudio.com/en-us/docs/build/define/triggers#git-filters, TFS 2015 should have CI Path Filters feature, but in TFS 2015 Update 3, there is no such feature. Please add this feature in TFS 2015.

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      0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Is it possible to set breakpoint to all the constructors in the code ?

      We can set breakpoint to all the functions of particular class using class name or like: ClassName::*, is it possible to set breakpoint to all the constructors in the code, something like*::Constructor or we could add a function "Add breakpoints" automatically in the Find window or a single extension tool?

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        0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • surround with editor

        VS "15".4.
        To add a (personal) "surround with" .snippet template from within the IDE, where it would make the most sense, is currently 100% unsupported.
        The way you currently have to do it is:
        1. Open "Code Snippet Manager".
        2. Find a suitable "source" template to copy from.
        3. Navigate to that source template file. In my case it was in "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\VS15Preview\VC#\Snippets\1033\Visual C#" using a command prompt, Explorer, or whatever you prefer.
        4. Copy it to your snippets directory.
        5. Rename it.
        6. Open it in an external editor (Microsoft suggests Notepad!).
        7. Try to make…

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          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • make visual studio open source

          Why don't you make VS open source. This way the bugs you introduce are ACTUALLY FIXED for once. I have yet another case of "stupid developer" on my hands. I have validation errors in EF6 and the message conveniently says "Validation failed for one or more entities. See 'EntityValidationErrors' property for more details."

          when I look at the EntityValidationErrors property it says this:
          {System.Data.Entity.Validation.DbEntityValidationResult}

          so I hereby ask that you make VS open source so this kind of "bugs" get handled as soon as they're discovered instead of begin written off as "low priority" and get shipped in the "never…

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            0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • sound

            I want to build an app for phone that records sound and picture to tell the current weather using laws of physics. So far there are no source code for recording sound and analyzing sound waves tell the pitch/frequency to tell wind speed then brightness of the photos metadata to tell the albedo value to predict rain days. Can some one send me a sample source code project to edit. For this idea to come into effect should I use visual studio or enterprise version.

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              1 comment  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • "When Changed" breakpoints should displayvalues

              If I create a "When Changed" breakpoint, I have to do something active to see the value.

              The current value is not displayed in either the breakpoint settings popout thing in the editor or the breakpoints dialog.

              It would be cool to have the ToString() of the value displayed (OK, cooler, if it was also an in place data tip) and possibly the last value - depending on what knowledge the debugger display has.

              I'd like to see this in both the breakpoint pop out and the breakpoints dialog

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                0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • More discoverability for return values in Locals/Autos

                I know this is a very small thing, but the discoverability of the return value feature is bad. You have to know where and how to look for it and you really can't stumble upon it.

                People do step back out of methods though. So I think the fix is merely this...

                Instead of saying

                " class.method returned"

                say

                "RETURNED: class.method

                An eyecactihng icon might work, but I think this would be simpler and more effective

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                  0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Provide return values in callstack breakpoints

                  If you single step out of a method, you get the value returned from the method. VERY COOL many smiley faces.

                  However, I would expect that if I set a callstack breakpoint, and it looks like I am returning to the same location, that the same value would be displayed.

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                    0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Visual Studio Crossplatform - Support new versions of Android NDK/Android within 1 month of release

                    We develop games for Windows and consoles thus having support for Android in Visual Studio is great for us. Currently the support does not fit our need unfortunately.
                    Visual Studio needs to keep up with Android NDK/SDK releases and support new version within a month at most.
                    Also use what is recommended by Google by default. Currently: Clang 3.8, gradle and soon libc++.
                    Visual Studio should also be able to use packages already installed by Android Studio and to not require a complete/separate download.

                    Another aspect that Visual Studio for Android fails short is that android targets cannot be included…

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                      0 comments  ·  Mobile App Development  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Intrinsic optimization or inline assembly

                      I thought if I cannot use inline assembly in x64 mode, compiler will optimize `if (__readeflags() & 0x1)` to a simple `jump if carry` instruction, but unfortunately compiler is unable to recognize this.

                      My suggestion is to implement these trivial "optimizations", or simply enabling inline assembly would be even better, because self-modify code can be made for high-performance applications, too.

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                        0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Change Internet Explorer to latest Microsoft Edge version in WebControl tool...

                        Change Internet Explorer to latest Microsoft Edge version in WebControl tool... We really need an updated version for WebBrowser developers!

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                          0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Do not steal focus while installing updates

                          Installing the updates takes quite a time, and during that time I want to work on other things without being disturbed.

                          Currently, the various installers steal the focus during installation.

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                            0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                              0 comments  ·  Windows Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Create a Comprehensive Syllabus

                              Visual Studio, Visual Basic, SQL Server, Azure, .NET, etc., etc.

                              I've been working with computers and programming off and on since about 1982. That said, the last language I was actually skilled with was Visual Basic 6 (I had no idea what visual studio was) and currently VBA. I've been trying to bring myself into the 21st century. The problem is that the list of topics, practices, functions, changes, tools, etc. is absolutely overwhelming.

                              Creating a course that starts at the beginning of Visual Basic and goes through advanced topics would be a huge task (one I think should be…

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                                1 comment  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                  0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                    0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                      0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Would be nice to implement live chrome

                                      Would be nice if you could implement a feature to do live debugging with the chrome browser, what I mean by that is that you can code and see live in the chrome browser what you are doing without even refreshing chrome.
                                      Take a look at JetBrains PHPStorm, they have this feature.
                                      Would be nice when doing ASP.NET core MVC projects.
                                      And also It would be nice to actually have a code view and a live view in visual studio as well also when you are dealing with .NET Core MVC Models.

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                                        0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Git - Comparation with old file commited add lines with a single click and add a combo box to see every old commit

                                        Add functionality on file comparation to add old lines of code to new file version with a simple click.

                                        With the same idea add functionality to see an old commit of the file with a simple combo box menú.

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                                            0 comments  ·  SQL Server Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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