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  1. 406 votes
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    • Manage NuGet Packages

      The NuGet Package Manager should match more of the features and feel of VS for Windows.
      1) I should be able to manage packages for the entire solution and select one or more projects I want to install a package to
      2) I should be able to consolidate any packages that mismatch
      3) I should be able to manage the packages installed on a single project. For instance maybe I am on version 1 of a library, and running update would bring me to version 1.3 and I want version 1.1

      111 votes
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      • Enable HTML intellisense and so forth...

        Would be nice if it had the same intellisense that Windows VS has. Like if you press space when typing a <div> tag when it's highlighted, it selects it...
        Also would be nice if JavaScript and CSS intellisense and ability to add those files, was supported.

        90 votes
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        • Angular Support

          I will be good to have angular 2 and typescript support in Visual Studio as it will give developer seamless experience while developing ASP.NET Core applications and avoiding switching between editors like Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code.

          80 votes
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          • 79 votes
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            • Add SQL Server integration

              Add SQL Server integration so that it's easier to build end to end mobile and web apps that contain Web API Core and Entity Framework Core.

              77 votes
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              • Let install it only for web development

                without Xamarin and other dependencies

                69 votes
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                • 64 votes
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                  • Support C++ in Visual Studio for Mac

                    Visual Studio for Mac enables developers to create applications using .NET and C# only.

                    Visual Studio for Mac should also provide support for C++ development, using compilers available on the system (gcc, Clang, etc.)

                    62 votes
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                    • Please add ASP.NET Core MVC Tooling

                      Add ASP.NET MVC Core Tooling similar to the VS2017 file->new project workflow.

                      58 votes
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                      • MSbuild support for existing .NET projects

                        It would be a awesome idea to build (msbuild) and publish (ASP.NET MVC + Webform) from existing projects that has been running on a windows environment without any complications or involving third party (mono).

                        51 votes
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                        • Developing Windows 10 Apps on macOS

                          I find it good if i can develop and debug directly for Windows 10 Devices on my Mac.

                          47 votes
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                          • Visual Studio for Mac should support the development of UWP

                            I want to develop UWP in VS for Mac on a Mac computer

                            44 votes
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                            • Allow me to open multiple copies of the app

                              I need to have more than one copy of Visual Studio open at once.

                              41 votes
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                              • Simple mac-way Install without installer

                                Simple mac-way Install without installer, run with .app, download additional components in VS directory.

                                38 votes
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                                • Terminal window

                                  Console window

                                  35 votes
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                                  • powershell for mac support

                                    powershell for mac support

                                    33 votes
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                                    • Live Unit Testing

                                      Looks brilliant on Windows... can we have for Mac? :-)

                                      33 votes
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                                      • Visual Studio for Linux

                                        Make Visual Studio real cross-platform, support Linux.

                                        28 votes
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                                        • 26 votes
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