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  1. Code Snippet with Type Informations

    Consider I made a model class in MVVM pattern like below.

    public class SimpleModel : Model
    {
    some properties...

    some methods...
    }

    It would be convenient if we can use code snippet like this :

    makeviewmodel(SimpleModel)

    and press tab key.

    public class SimpleViewModel : ViewModel
    {
    some properties...

    some methods...
    }

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      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • C# virtual constructor

      Ability to make a constructor virtual.

      class A
      {
      public virtual A(string msg) { }
      }

      class B : A
      { }

      // This would be possible
      new B("Message");

      // The B constructor would would be automatically implemented as:
      new A(string msg) : base(msg) { }

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        1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Support XAML2009 Throughout

        Generic types etc.

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          0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Xamarin iOS C++ Library

          Now that VS 2015 supports native iOS C++ static library development it would be nice if such a library could be added as a reference to a C# Xamarin project with VS. This already works with Xamarin.Android and the native Android C++ support in VS. At the moment it complains about the library not being a dll.

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          • Option to add a space comments in multi-line comment

            By default, when you perform a multi-line comment there is no space inserted between the comment characters and the characters you are commenting-out. Those lines then cause StyleCop (others?) to warn because it's generally consider good practice to put a space after the comment characters. This requires the developer to multi-line select to insert the space, which is cumbersome.

            //Visual Studio does thos
            // Instead of this

            See here for more details:
            https://stackoverflow.com/questions/14027598/how-to-comment-multiple-lines-with-space-or-indent

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            • Have compiler warnings more closely match those from Unity

              I'd really like to get rid of all warnings in our project both when compiling in Unity, and when compiling in Visual Studio.

              I get that because Unity compiles with Mono, and VS compiles with the .Net compiler so the warnings generated will always be a little bit different. However Unity also suppresses certain warnings because they would otherwise fire on false positives in typical Unity scripts.

              I'm thinking particularly of CS0649 which fires on private serialized fields that C# thinks are never assigned a value even though Unity will assign a value when de-serializing the class.

              I can get…

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                1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Tools for Unity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Hi,

                Thanks for your suggestion!

                You’re right that because both Unity and VS compile the code with a different compiler you’ll get potentially different messages, but you’re also right that we should let you set the nowarn option from our configuration.

                You can easily workaround it by using #pragma warning disable, but having a configuration option is much better.

                Jb Evain, Dev Lead, Tools for Unity

              • Refaite tous les sites de microsoft !

                Check out the Visual Studio 2005 Developer Center
                -> https://msdn.microsoft.com/fr-fr/vstudio/

                ctrl+F "2005" : pas de résultat !

                Téléchargements Visual Studio
                -> https://www.visualstudio.com/downloads/download-visual-studio-vs

                ctrl+F "2005" : pas de résultat !

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                • Restore the functionality of Double-clicking a reference assembly in the "References" node of Solution Explorer

                  Please restore the functionality of being able to double-click an assembly reference in the "References" node of the "Solution Explorer" window. I want to be able to do that and be taken to the "Object Browser" view of that assembly, just like it was in the days of Visual Studio 2013.

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                  • Add .NET and JVM support for the Java Language

                    I would like to see full support for the Java programming language in Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition. The language would be able to target either the Java Virtual Machine or the .NET Runtime. By default IIS would provide support for web applications and services developed in Java that target either runtimes.

                    Visual Studio is by far the best IDE let down by the fact that it does not support Java 100%. You was almost there with J# which was great. I was disappointed when you dropped support for J#.

                    JetBrains IntelliJ is a very good Java IDE, and I…

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                    • Add a right-click menu option in "Solution Explorer" to show Reference in Object Browser

                      Please add a right-click menu item for NuGet References in the "Solution Explorer". I want to be able to right-click any Reference(I guess they are called NuGet packages now?) and select "View Assembly/DLL/Reference/whatever" in Object Browser.

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                      • Add the ability to right-click any assembly in the Object Browser and select "Open Folder in File Explorer"

                        Please add the ability to right-click any assembly in the "Object Browser" window and select "Open Folder in File Explorer" so that I can see the actual corresponding physical .DLL file in the "File Explorer".

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                        • SQL80001 and SQL46010

                          Copy and paste this into VS 2015 RC. I keep getting an error that is quite annoy and is a problem at "From" for some old reason. You might want to fix it since this is an error going on since VS 2010 from what I have read. I am trying to create it on 2014 SQL Server from VS

                          CREATE PROCEDURE [dbo].[ContactBulkUpdate]
                          @XMLData xml

                          AS
                          Create table #tempContact(
                          ID int not null,
                          FirstName varchar(50) not null,
                          LastName varchar(50) not null,
                          ContactNo varchar(50) not null
                          )

                          Insert into #tempContact (ID, FirstName, LastName, ContactNo)

                          Select
                          contact.query('ID').value('.','int') as ID,
                          contact.query('FirstName').value('.','varchar(50)') as FirstName, …

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                          • Updated Storyboarding Add-in for VS2015

                            The storyboarding artifacts in VS2015 still have what looks to be primarily windows vista based UI elements...maybe an update to W10 is in order?

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                            • Publish web: show all missing files

                              When publishing web projects (both website and webapplication), show *all* missing files. Currently only one file at a time is shown in the error output. If there's 1000 missing files, you have to publish the project 1000 times and fix one missing file at the time. Missing files which are time consuming to troubleshoot are usually static content as images, javascript and css, which isn't compiled.

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                              • Add development tutorials in VS2015

                                I am a start-up developer, like many other people, and it's hard for in a console, so we could do a bit less work, and make it easier to me to utilize all the features in VS, so I can't do things as good as professionals, but here's an idea: Make it possible for start-ups to write a line of code which explains what you want to do in graphics or have more apps utilizing all the possible features of Windows 10. Like an AI similar to IntelliTrace, but also having more features so if you type a command called…

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                                • Add reference path to group of files

                                  Would be great if let say all .js-files in my /test/ directory could now about jasmine and angular without a need to add a comment at the top of each file.

                                  Now i need to add, to each file

                                  /// <reference path="../../../../typings/jasmine/jasmine.d.ts"/>

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                                    1 comment  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    We are working on an improved JavaScript intellisense experience that would auto include all files in a given project, which should hopefully solve the problem you are running into. We’ll check back when we have more information to share with you.​

                                    Gaurav Seth
                                    Program Manager
                                    TypeScript & JavaScript

                                  • Support for operator -> in the debugger (C++)

                                    Working with smart pointer classes in the debugger can be painful. For example, the following won't work:

                                    m_item->m_name

                                    It would be nice if there was a natvis feature that would enable this. Maybe it would look something like this:

                                    <Type Name="std::unique_ptr&lt;*&gt;">
                                    <Methods>
                                    <Item Name="operator-&gt;">m_pointer</FunctionItem>
                                    </Methods>
                                    </Type>

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                                        0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Extension Description

                                        Please show the full extension description in the details panel.

                                        Like so: http://edge.clients.bmbsqd.net/j/9ye0w.png

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                                          0 comments  ·  Extensibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Show Code Analysis warnings in the scrollbar in VS2015

                                          Now that the Code Analysis warnings has moved into the general Error List window, it would be great if you had the option to show those errors in the scrollbar, just the way the compiler warnings are.

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