Visual Studio for Mac

Announcement: In the beginning of October, we will move ideas to the Visual Studio Developer Community where users already report and track their issues. We’ll track them using a brand new suggestion experience which will preserve the current number of votes and supporters as tags . These numbers will continue to be used in understanding the community impact of the ideas. The move is aimed at providing a single platform for all your feedback and improve your engagement with Visual Studio product teams. After the move, this UserVoice site will become read only and new suggestions can be added on Developer Community.

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  1. Have the ability to publish to disk, and or FTP, not Azure only

    Currently I have to have Parallels installed with Windows VS 2017 in order to publish .Core on my dedicated server I use to test etc. Most clients do not have Azure and I need to be able to publish to their individual Windows servers...

    88 votes
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      15 comments  ·  Web Development Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Visual Studio for Mac Missing Offline Installer

      Visual Studio for Mac is missing an offline installer so corporate users cannot use this product. We need to be able to package the product and deploy to company Mac's.

      Every other Microsoft product has an offline installer available for SCCM or JAMF packaging.

      20 votes
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      • Should be able to publish to a folder or FTP site... not just to Azure

        Should be able to publish to a folder or FTP site... not just to Azure

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        • Bower support for Visual Studio for Mac.

          Features: add/remove/update a bower package.

          16 votes
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          • 13 votes
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            • Please add a designer for ASP.NET

              I've been using Visual Studio (and C#) a *lot* recently, then did some reading on ASP.NET and decided to give it a try, only to find out that *Visual* Studio for Mac is missing a pretty important *visual* designer. Kind of a contradiction, isn't it?

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              • Razor view engine support

                Hi developers. I'm a mvc developer and I can't development on VS for Mac. Because VS for Mac don't have razor support and toolbar items. Also I can't make word wrap on html side. When will our problems be resolved?

                5 votes
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                • ASP.NET Core Web App Authentication Template

                  An option to 'Change Authentication' (Individual user accounts, work or school, etc) when creating a project like we have in Windows side.

                  3 votes
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                  • allow deployments on the platform on the Apache httpd server

                    install deployments on the platform on apache server unless there is an IIS on the unix-linux platform

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