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  1. Bold Days with Activity in Team Room's Calendar Navigation

    In Visual Studio Online when navigating through a team room using the calendar your unable to see at a glance which days have activity (image attached). So increase the font-weight on days with activity and decrease the font-weight on days without activity.

    Might take it a step further modify the day's font-weight based on the amount of activity. No activity would be very light, some activity heavier and a lot of activity even heavier font-weight.

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    • show a single listing of all pull requests I am a part of

      It is important to our workflow to have a listing of pull requests we are a part of, similar to the Code Reviews section of the Team Explorer - My Work pane in Visual Studio for TFS.

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      • 5 votes
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        • Have VS calculated dependencies respect <ProjectReference/>s generated by MSBuild Targets during BeforeResolveReferences

          https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms171468.aspx “Within Visual Studio, the solution file and project build ordering are controlled by Visual Studio itself.”

          Because MSBuild targets are much easier to develop and customize than VS Extensions, and VS is merely an IDE, it should respect customizations to the build process that MSBuild respects.

          In my case, I have MSBuild targets that can dynamically discover optional projects. I can have an MSBuild target run at BeforeResolveReferences and create ProjectReference items dynamically. MSBuild respects these and automatically builds and copies the optional projects and their dependencies no differently from if I had manually altered the .csproj to contain…

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            0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Support custom JavaScript reference groups

            I work on a lot of different projects (not doing nearly the same thing over and over). It would be helpful to me to be able to define my own JS reference groups for intellisense.

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            • Add git notes to commit after build to include build number and status

              When a build has completed, it would be nice to add a git note (see http://git-scm.com/docs/git-notes) to include short information about the build. I suggest the build number and the build status.

              Then when you look at git history (git log) it will also show information about build status and build number.

              45 votes
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              • Leave client to choose programming languages to install

                For example I am a C# programmer, I don't want to install Visual Basic, F#, JavaScript and other.
                You can implement the option to add some language if I'll need it after VS install.

                3 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • var null initialize

                  I write code like so:

                  string newFishName = null;

                  or

                  var newFishName = (string)null;

                  because I can't write

                  var newFishName = String.null;

                  yet I can write

                  var newFishName = String.Empty;

                  I know it's just a syntactic thing, but for consistency

                  var newFishName = String.null;

                  might look better?

                  4 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Fix Download Agent display bug

                    Hello,

                    When you need to download an build agent, the download link is hidded. The user need to resize left pan in /tfs/_admin/_AgentPool#poolId=2&_a=agents

                    I suggest to use a minimal with for the pan or allow wrap to always see the link.

                    Best regards

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                    • support the Inline method

                      the C++ has the inline keyword to make some method copied and pasted to another method.
                      why the C# language does not contains such a feature.

                      the benifits of that could be increasing the performace without changing the good parctice of coding (like seperation of concernces)

                      you can make a some restrictions for the method which marked as inline like:
                      1 - make them as static method
                      2- restrict the lenght of the method to maximum of 3 statements of code.

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                        1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                          0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • TFS plugin for Eclipse 4.4

                          A number of embedded IDEs for example ALTERA have moved on to Eclipse 4.4 - the TFS plug-in is currently not compatible with Eclipse 4.4 which means developer experience is sub-optimal with TFS source control. Please add support for Eclipse 4.4

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                          • Allow to set themes, syntax highlighting, and colors per file type.

                            Sublime Text and Notepad++ both allow for changing the background, syntax highlights, and other colors based on the file type. Normally, I have several tabs open displaying html, css, and js files. It is nice to have a different color experience per file type.

                            Thank you for considering my suggestion.

                            3 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Use words, not just icons

                              In the new Preview Portal, I see my web app listed twice, it seems, in the list of "resources", once with a little blue globe, and once with a purple lightbulb. Even when I click on the little light bulb, I get a pane of information, and I am not sure what I am looking at. It seems something to do with Application Insights, based on where this feedback link took me. There needs to be more context, preferably with words, not inscrutable icons.

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                                0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Option to turn on new features with each new release of .net

                                Please, please, do not have new features/options turned on by default for .net. let the users who want to try these items out go turn them on. I am not the only one who wastes time figuring out how to turn/hack them off. Real programmers who know how to do real programming do not need such trivial things to deal with.

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                                • Restore usability of the new Error List window in VS 2015

                                  1. Restore the ability to sort all entries by their addition time ("Default Order" in VS2013 and older). In VS 2015 RC, messages keep "jumping" as they are generated, which makes it nearly impossible to work with the Error List during a long build without stoping it.

                                  2. Restore (at least as an option) full clearing of Error List on build start, or at least add a button or context menu option to clear it manually. It is very confusing in VS 2015 RC when fixed errors and warnings stay there for half of the build process until the compiler…

                                  9 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add the ability to set privilege level for each unit test method.

                                    Programs can behave differently depending on whether the current user is running as admin or not. Currently there doesn't seem to be a way to unit test this other than opening two instances of VS with different permissions and running the unit tests twice and checking if the right ones pass.

                                    4 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • we need c# linq operator => in vb.net

                                      in linq while using lambda expression in c# we normally use =>

                                      it is nice we have it in vb too

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                                        0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Allow service hooks to use team favorites

                                        Currently it seems possible to create separate service hooks for teams within a team project. However, if for instance I want to post a message to Slack when a build completes I have to select either a specific build definition or use all builds which includes build definitions monitored by other teams. It would be nice if it was possible to use "Team Favorites" as the list of build definitions to trigger the hook for. This way the team can simply add the build definitions they want to monitor to their team favorites and get notifications for them in their…

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