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  1. Provide JavaScript Refactoring Tools

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351030/provide-javascript-refactoring-tools.html
    Just like you have many refactoring tools for c#, it would be nice to have many of those features for JavaScript

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      2 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Provide a transpiler for VB6 programming to JS

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      https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351564/provide-a-transpiler-for-vb6-programming-to-js.html
      Provide a transcompiler to convert the VB6 programming language to JavaScript.

      Also do the same in Office for VBA programming.

      203 votes
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        12 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • JavaScript Unit Testing

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        https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351033/javascript-unit-testing.html
        Please provide a TestRunner for javascript Unit Testing Frameworks like QUnit. It should be possible to run them automated in the background. Also different browser javascript engines could be targeted (like IE oder Google V8).

        202 votes
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          8 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Please provide a SonarQube plugin for TypeScript

          This is a request to integrate TypeScript as a supported language for SonarQube.

          This would be a way to integrate TSLint into Visual Studio, so that warnings are available on build.

          Furthermore, SonarQube offers additional features, such as incremental technical debt analysis (i.e. "only warn when the code I write has errors - not for the whole solution"). This kind of analysis is useful for incrementally converting a solution.

          128 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Better Angular Support

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            https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351300/better-angular-support.html
            There has to be more "connectivity" between html/cshtml and javascript (and typescript).

            For example pressing F12 in an ng-click attribute should bring me to the function in the javascript (or when typescript used to ts function).

            117 votes
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              5 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Provide pure HTML5/CSS3/JS project template

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              https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351135/provide-pure-html5css3js-project-template.html
              No References
              No Propertities
              No Web.config
              No buiilding at all

              116 votes
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                7 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Better context-aware javascript code snippets support

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                https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351393/better-context-aware-javascript-code-snippets-supp.html
                In the current code snippets infrastructure in Visual Studio are not context-aware, only Intellisense is context-aware.

                For exapmle in the AngularJS app, when I write a "angular.module" then press "Tab" that should have a code completion feature for Angular module creation.

                Also, when I type "angular.module('myApp').directive" then press "Tab" that should let us choose one of some useful code snippets for directive code template.

                If Visual Studio can support this kind of code snippet feature. That will be very awesome! :)

                96 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Intellisense for Angular 2 templates

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                  https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351164/intellisense-for-angular-2-templates.html
                  Many Angular 2 developer prefer to write their templates within the .ts file (not a separate html document).

                  When you do. however, you have no intellisense at all. Visual studio treats this as plain text. It would be nice if you could provide the normal html-intellisense, as well as Angular 2 stuff (like "ngFor", "ngIf" etc.), within inline-templates.

                  92 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Support JSDoc @link in TypeScript

                    JSDoc support in TypeScript is already pretty good with nice syntax highlighting. What I miss is inline @link support (http://usejsdoc.org/tags-inline-link.html) in JSDoc comments in the same way that it is supported for <see /> references in C# XML Documentation Comments.

                    It would be great if the @link inline statement should reference types in the project, so that it is possible to navigate to the type and check its existence. Also, when typing @link, a list of types provided by IntelliSense would be handy. Last, when the documentation is displayed in IntelliSense, the {@link} formatting could be changed to…

                    86 votes
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                      3 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Support for regions in JavaScript-editor of Visual Studio 2017

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                      https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351476/support-for-regions-in-javascript-editor-of-visual.html
                      Support // #region // #endregion in JS.
                      Unfortunately, WebEssentials 2017 doesn't support it since there are VisualStudio 2017 performance issues.
                      Therefore, currently, there is no solution.

                      See: https://github.com/madskristensen/WebEssentials2017/issues/7

                      Similar issues which were closed:
                      https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-ide/suggestions/2719807-add-region-support-for-javascript
                      https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-ide/suggestions/2719807-add-region-support-for-javascript

                      59 votes
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                        3 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Create a JavaScript project type

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                        Provide a new project type in Visual Studio that focuses on developing JavaScript and TypeScript projects.

                        Please vote and add comments below to indicate what kind of features you would like this project type to have.

                        54 votes
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                          4 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • automatically create getters and setters on TypeScript

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                          https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351153/automatically-create-getters-and-setters-on-typesc.html
                          generate getters and setter by right clicking on a variable

                          46 votes
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                            6 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add ability to minify your javascript, CSS and HTML when not in debug mode

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                            https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351196/add-ability-to-minify-your-javascript-css-and-html.html
                            Minifing the output code means faster load times for the client and less bandwidth. Visual Studio do this automatically on building a release copy of code. Debug code should not be minified or at least have the option to do it or not. See Yahoo's tool http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/compressor/

                            44 votes
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                            • Having a error in the task runnen fail the current build.

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                              https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351372/having-a-error-in-the-task-runnen-fail-the-current.html
                              When a Grunt or Gulp is running through the task runner before a build and the task is being failed (for example when running jshint) it should be possible to fail the entire build or at least have a warning.

                              39 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Improve productivity while working with JSX

                                Please add some productivity improvements to JSX:
                                - auto-closing tag (like in HTML editor)
                                - rename closing tag while changing opening tag (like in HTML editor)
                                - add ability to wrap selected JSX with DIV (like in HTML editor)
                                - add ability to export selected JSX as stateless component

                                32 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 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.

                                  30 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Ask to configure projects for typescript.

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                                    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351441/ask-to-configure-projects-for-typescript.html
                                    "Your project has been configured to support TypeScript"

                                    Please stop.

                                    Asking to configure is perfectly fine, but just doing it without asking is incredibly disruptive. I have an alternate setup for building/deploying scripts that I need to adhere to and automatically configuring the project like this only gets in the way.

                                    26 votes
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                                      4 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Next era of drag and drop development for Visual Studio

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                                      https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351302/next-era-of-drag-and-drop-development-for-visual-s.html
                                      Develop a declarative client side framework like AngularJS in pure TypeScript with tight integration with Visual Studio. Wait! Let me explain!

                                      With the coming of age of HTML5 Shadow DOM and surging popularity of declarative client side frameworks like AngularJS/EmberJs, Visual Studio can usher in the next era of Drag and Drop web development...of single page applications.

                                      Something analogous to a AngularJS "directive" could be dragged from the VS interface as a fully functional widget that, thanks to upcoming HTML5 Shadow DOM spec,…

                                      25 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Find all references for javascript files

                                        I would like feature like "Find all references" for javascript files. It's realy time consuming trying to find where else in code is some function used, especially when javascript files are 1000+ lines of code.

                                        25 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Code Maps to Typescript

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                                          https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351294/code-maps-to-typescript.html
                                          Code Maps help me understand my C# code and architecture:
                                          http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/vstudio/jj739835.aspx

                                          Enterprise tools to Build Enterprise Apps.
                                          I know that is possible.

                                          22 votes
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