Connected Services

Connected Services is the modern Add Service Reference feature of Visual Studio 2015.
7 Min Overview: https://channel9.msdn.com/Series/ConnectOn-Demand/227
We appreciate the feedback as we continually improve and add to the various Connected Service such as Azure Services, Ad Mediator, Application Insights, Office 365, Salesforce and our partners like DataLogics.
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  1. Mobile Services support Windows 10 UAP

    Mobile Services and Storage support for Windows 10 UAP

    461 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Azure Mobile Services  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • AzureStorage and MobileServices does not support Windows 10 Universial App

      AzureStorage and MobileServices does not support Windows 10 Universial App (Visual Studio 2015 RC)

      151 votes
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        2 comments  ·  Azure Storage  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add support for Xamarin projects so we can add a connected service to azure mobile services.

        Add support for Xamarin projects so we can add a connected service to azure mobile services in Visual Studio 2015.

        122 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Azure Mobile Services  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Application Insights uwp

          Enable Application Insights for uwp Apps

          66 votes
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          • Enable WNS push notifications for UWP apps

            Unable to add push notifications via a contextual menu choice. In the "Add Connected Service" window, my UWP app is not supported by Azure Mobile Services.

            50 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Azure Mobile Services  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Enable Azure AD and Office 365 Connected Service for ASP.NET 5

              When I am in an ASP.NET 5 web app, I don't see support for Office 365 and Azure AD.

              38 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Connected Services Selection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Mobile Services support Cordova

                Please implement Mobile Services support for Cordova Apps as it was already implemented in Visual Studio 2013

                34 votes
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                  5 comments  ·  Azure Mobile Services  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 25 votes
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                  • Support C++ native code projects

                    There is no C++ project support for connected services. It would be nice to have it.

                    24 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Connected Services Selection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • SharePoint connected service

                      Currently there's only support for office 365 connected service. But we can do much more with SharePoint apps (provider or auto hosted). I understand the fact that this service has a very specific deployment model which may be a technical challenge to integrate with connected services.

                      20 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Office 365  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add support for Application Insights for Azure Worker Roles

                        Add support for Application Insights for Azure Worker Roles.
                        I can add AI to a WCF Role, but it's not supported for Worker Roles. It would be nice if this would be supported. That way I could send custom events from that worker role and observe these in the Azure Portal, i.e. "32 messages pulled from queue" or "16 jobs successful".

                        18 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Azure AD Authentication connected service to LightSwitch HTML apps

                          LightSwitch HTML apps only support Forms and Windows authentication. Using Azure AD authentication would open up for a whole new ranges of enterprise scenarios .

                          Thank you in advance,
                          C:\>Marius

                          17 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Azure AD  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add Office365 connected service support for Javascript Windows Universal Apps

                            The Office365 connected service is available for Cordova and C# Universal Apps, but not JS universal apps. Please add support for it.

                            15 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Connected Services Selection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Add support for Xamarin.Forms Portable projects so we can add a service reference to WCF service

                              In VS2015 UPD 2, we don't have "Add Service Reference" anymore in contectual menu of the shared project. Is there a solution ?

                              11 votes
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                              • Cant add connected service asp.net webhooks - configure unavailable

                                ust installed the webhooks extension

                                selected new project asp.net web application 4.5.2 (VB)

                                selected empty template and ticked also web API

                                selected ok, it creates the project

                                right click on references and selected 'add connected service' and selected asp.net and then see the following screenshot

                                10 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Welcome

                                  Welcome to the discussion. We hope you'll engage in sharing ideas on how we can improve the Connected Services experience for developers to easily consume modern services into your development.

                                  9 votes
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                                  • Enable Ad Mediator to work with Javascript based UWP apps

                                    Seems Ad Mediator is not available for Javascript based UWP apps, I was under the impression JS is a first tier language too but seems not really :(

                                    Please add this.

                                    BTW, "older" Advertising SDK seems to work but only for desktop/tablet, not Phone (on 10240 that is, maybe does work on newer builds?)

                                    9 votes
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                                    • add application insights

                                      azure application insights is powerful tool

                                      6 votes
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                                      • Githbub connected service support

                                        There's currently no connected service in the gallery representing Github as a connected service. It'd be nice to have one.

                                        4 votes
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                                        • Add support for Application Insights for Azure Web Jobs

                                          I want to monitor failures in web jobs and have alerts for these failures. I'm trying to achieve that using AppInsights but app insights does not seem to support azure web jobs

                                          4 votes
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