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  1. 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.)

    3,159 votes
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  2. TFS Version Control

    This suggestion is migrated to Developer Community. Please use below link to view the current status.
    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351809/tfs-version-control.html
    Add support for TFS as a version control provider.

    1,754 votes
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    407 comments  ·  Source Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello, all,

    While we are continuing to work on this request, I could use your help. Could you please spare a moment and provide your thoughts to this survey?

    https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/79CKYXZ

    Going forward, please follow along with this issue on our Developer Community site: https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351809/tfs-version-control.html

    Thanks!
    Jordan, Program Manager, Microsoft Visual Studio for Mac

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

    This suggestion is migrated to Developer Community. Please use below link to view the current status.
    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351842/have-the-ability-to-publish-to-disk-and-or-ftp-not.html
    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...

    92 votes
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    20 comments  ·  Web Development Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Support for deployment slots on Azure

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351844/support-for-deployment-slots-on-azure.html
    I suggest adding support for selecting a deployment slot when publishing to an Azure App Service.

    I almost mistakenly published a project directly into production today from Visual Studio for Mac :-) So maybe a first fix would be to inform the user which slot is being deployed to.

    3 votes
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  5. Python Tools for Visual Studio Mac

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351820/python-tools-for-visual-studio-mac.html
    Python support like PTVS would be an absolute game changer.

    231 votes
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  6. Class Diagrams for C# Projects

    Class Diagrams for C# Projects

    15 votes
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  7. Add support for SQL Server Data Tools

    Please add SQL Data Tools support

    272 votes
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  8. Add SQL Server integration

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    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.

    315 votes
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    under review  ·  16 comments  ·  SQL Server and Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Node.js project support

    Add support for Node.js similar to the implementation in Windows VS 15/17.

    174 votes
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  10. Coverage information

    Needs code coverage information on unit testing pads.

    3 votes
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  11. Developing Windows 10 Apps on macOS

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

    174 votes
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  12. Cordova Apps with Visual studio for Mac

    I have created an app with cordova tools in visual studio 2017 and would like to be able to follow a simular tutorial as this: https://t.co/ZHqgSBalEy that allows me to build the app for IOS using visual studio for mac instead of xcode.

    30 votes
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  13. Please provide RESX editor

    Currently I need to edit RESX file by modifying XML by myself. Please add a RESX editor like the one in VS on Windows.

    Editing RESX in xml is painful.

    78 votes
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  14. 125 votes
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    13 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Text Wrapping

    have Visual Studio for the Mac support text wrapping. In 2016 having an editor that doesn't support this is crazy. Even VS Code supports text wrapping.

    88 votes
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  16. Service Fabric Support

    It would be AMAZING to be able to develop/debug/run Service Fabric applications on Mac.

    Service Fabric runs on Linux, it'd be great to have a UNIX-like environment to work in!

    96 votes
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  17. Add visual Basic

    Add visual Basic so we can have compatibility between Windows and Mac for a large number of existing VB projects

    46 votes
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  18. Code Lens

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351847/code-lens.html
    Add Code Lens to VS for Mac. I think it's great in VS 2017 and I miss it in VS for Mac.

    10 votes
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  19. In the document tabs, have the option to show the fulll filename without truncation (not including the path). On PC too, please!

    When I have multiple files with long names, all starting with the same phrasing (this happens for me with my View Models and corresponding views), just seeing the first part of the filename in a tab is unhelpful. I'd like the option to always show the full name (but excluding the path).

    I'd also like this option on the Windows version of Visual Studio.

    2 votes
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  20. A workable REST demo for Xamarin iOS

    A preloaded project or example project showing how to a workable REST demo service (dotnet core api) that works with Xamarin Forms iOS .. this means it will need to use https I believe

    2 votes
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