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  1. Option for sub applications to opt-out of web.config inheritance from parent application

    Let's say I have rootapp, a web application at the root of my IIS website, and another web application under it named subapp. These two applications have nothing to do with one another, have their own app pool, etc., but just happen to exist in the same IIS website with one under the other.

    Currently subapp will inherit web.config settings from rootapp. In some cases the subapp's web.config can conflict with that in the rootapp, and I have to do some fancy footwork to overcome issues. I also have to be mindful and remind my co-workers to be mindful that…

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    • Open Source the Web Platform Installer (or create an empty extensible shell)

      It would be great to (re)use the WebPI as an install configuration tool. Yes, it supports custom feeds, but how about if it were available empty and unbranded (or brandable)?

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      • Outsource AssemblyBinding configuration section

        Give the possibility to outsource assemblyBinding configuration section in an external file using the attribute configSource as appSettings

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        • Allow Asp.net VS 2013 Projects to use IIS and IIS Express

          It is annoying when I have the server configured to use IIS, but my local machine uses IIS Express, and I can't switch between the two easily.

          Instead of that annoying error message you shown now, how about a 'Choose Web Server' dialog, and allow me to use whatever options are available in the local environment.

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          • Paging, Sorting and Search in Scaffolding

            It would be great to use Scaffolding in order to create complete pages, like ASP.NET Dynamic Data sites, that include paging, sorting and search.

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            • Go to Definition in Jquery code

              There must be an option like in VB and C# code, go to definition in Jquery code.

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              • Make MVC and WebForms friendly with OWIN

                Use OWINContext instead of HttpContext, modify controllers and other infrastructure classes work with OWIN and make ASP.NET OWIN friendly. Write MVC routing, bundling, filtering and area registeration middlewares.

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                • Remove All Dependencies on IIS so ASP.NET car run anywhere example UltiDEV web server

                  When trying to run ASP.NET WebAPI with Owin based authentication the application fails requiring an integrated IIS pipeline.

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                  • providing command based installation of javascript frameworks into the project.

                    Like Npm it will be good to do the same thing from visual studio command prompt. New project types based on the JavaScript frameworks.

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                    • textbox name attribut static

                      predictable name attribut for asp:textbox.
                      Reason is that only i there is html Input Name="email" autocomplete works. Especially on mobile Clients, should form fill easy as can be

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                      • Make WebDeploy CRC check more efficient

                        Now when we have MSDeployUseChecksum it works great in terms of precision but slow in terms of performance. This is a problem for a larger websites because it takes up to 4, 10, ... minutes to calculate the checksums.

                        Here is the idea: combine time stamp checks with CRC.

                        Algorithm: do a time stamp check first. Then do a CRC check for all found differences.

                        This will improve performance for some frequent scenarios while keeping the precision.

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                        • ASP.NET Identity membership DB Tool to mangage users, roles needed

                          A simple user interface tool is needed to create and manage Users and Roles with ASP.NET Identity. Please port the ASP.NET Web Site Administration Tool ( http://www.asp.net/web-forms/tutorials/deployment/deploying-web-site-projects/users-and-roles-on-the-production-website-cs ) to work with the new ASP.NET Identity membership DB

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                          • Built in ability to transform any config similar to what SlowCheetah already does.

                            Currently if you want to transform any config file other than a web.config you need to use an external package called SlowCheetah, while SlowCheetah works well, currently there is a bug that causes us issues when building on a CI server. I'd like to see built in support for transformation of all config files, not just web.config files.

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                            • Please support OpenID Connect in OWIN Middleware

                              Please provide middleware for us to wire up this authentication protocol along with samples/documentation on the setup

                              Here's a link to the official announcement
                              http://openid.net/2014/02/25/a-great-day-for-internet-identity/

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                              • There should be option like "Minified CSS/JS" in the Visual Studio.

                                User Can Minified the CSS/JS when he wants By Right click the file then select the option.

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                                • Add some check to publish action...

                                  (In the publishing wizard) check that the destination folder are not a parent folder of current solution or current project, because if the user check the flag 'delete all existing files prior to publish' all files are deleted (hence also those of solution/project).

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                                  • Support for Model in Web Pages Razor

                                    Allow Web Pages Razor to support Models.

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                                    • Support for Functions in Web Pages Razor

                                      Allow the creation of functions/methods in Razor

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                                      • Add DateTimeEditor, ComboBox, Email, FileUpload and PopUp Helpers with callback options and rich Client APIs.

                                        As of now, We dont have option to in razor to input the date and time, since we are using some third party dlls or jQuery datepicker ( dont have time in it. ),

                                        And also we dont have FileUploadHelper to Upload and PopUp Helpers to popup the div.

                                        Finally need a validation on TextBoxFor() Helper to Input only the numbers, Which means it should not allow the Characters if the Model property is a type of long.

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                                        • Entity Framework related

                                          How about something like Smart Entities , which hold all the information within itself like its datacontext , where to save, validations, Validation errors and many more. On the consumer side it should expose very simple methods or properties.

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