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  1. Allow control of the font when entering text (e.g. Task Description, History) on Visual Studio Online

    When entering text (e.g. Task Description, History) on Visual Studio Online, you have no control of the font. As you copy and paste text from emails, VS or other apps, the source font is preserved. There is no obvious way to change or reset the font. It can make the result hard to read.

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    • More intelligent intellisense for overloaded methods based on parameter type

      Many a times there are a large number of constructors for a type in the .net framework. For example the System.IO.FileStream class has 15 constructors as shown to me by Visual Studio Intellisense. Now by default always the first overload of the constructor is shown. Now if I enter a parameter which is a string and then press , to enter the next parameter I should be shown only those overloads which have string as the first parameter. in case of the FileStream if I first entered string(which is the file path) then show only those constructors which have the…

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      • Refactoring for local URLs in hyperlinks

        VS seems to be the only web site IDE that doesn't refactor HREF links to local pages, when those pages are moved or renamed. I understand this might only be possible for non-server rendered controls or static HTML pages, but why completely ignore the other scenarios? I create thousands of pages of documentation in static HTML for compiled HTML help (CHM files) and am forced to use Dreamweaver.

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        • Improve Percieved Build Performance

          At work, our VS solutions are now fairly large. It seems to take forever for me to load a VS Solution. Can't we load all the files, let me open a file and edit, and then let VS do what it needs in the background?

          When I press F5, I really want the website to be running ASAP. If possible, I'd like to see it up instantly. I have lot of ideas I want to try when debugging and I forget them when I have to wait a long time.
          When you think about it, unless we are code generating…

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          • Masterpage separates css and js automatically

            When building an ASP.NET web page I would like to write my JS and CSS in the master page script and style tags, then by added attributes to those tags like <script language="javascript" runat="server" Filepath="virtual"> .NET will remove that tag and contents from the downloaded HTML, but will replace it with a script or link tag pointing to a virtual My.Master.js or My.Master.css file path which will return the contents of the tags, this will allow for in page design but automatically separate resources without maitaining a normal "template.js or template.css" usually done when designing a website template.

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            • Allow use of built-in helpers rather than blocking them if we need to create our own.

              WHY.. in VB.NET do you prevent anyone who creates their own helpers from using any of the built in ones? This doesn't happen in C#. The fact that I can use both in C# is one of the most useful features to me, and the fact that microsoft has not only removed this feature in VB.NET, but left no solutions, workarounds or documentation I find appauling.
              Why the developers of MVC chose to create the C# version as a nice, usually-easy, implementation. Then just crap all over the VB.NET version, completely ignoring and breaking core functionality. And then refusing to…

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              • Html helpers htmlAttributes way to pass raw strings

                There is no way to pass raw data into html helpers which have htmlAttributes. For example:
                @Html.LabelFor(model => model.RegistrationDate, new { data_init = "{\"min\": \"2000-01-01\"}" })
                will produce:
                <label data-init="{&quot;min&quot;: &quot;2000-01-01&quot;}" for="RegistrationDate">Registration date</label>

                It would be good to be able pass raw data in some cases not for every html helper as described here:
                http://forums.asp.net/p/1554455/3818604.aspx

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                • Possibility to hide XML comments and attributes for classes and methods

                  It's good to add XML comments to methods and classes. Especially for intellisence reasons but while reading a piece of code I think it's waste of screen space. Makes it harder to navigate the code. It would be great if I had the opportunity to have it always collapsed. Maybe with a symbol next to the method where I can hover the comment.

                  Same goes for attributes. I want to see that there are some, but not the details.

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                  • Microsoft Ajax CDN Browser

                    There should be some facility to browse Microsoft Ajax CDN files from within VS IDE with "get local copy" and "add reference" options.

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                    • Visual Studio/page inspector detects views are affected by a css change

                      It would be very handy to make a css change in visual studio and then have VS compute which mvc views will be affected by the change. The summary of results (views afected) could be displayed in a list/window which the user can click on one line at a time to go see the effected ui in the .cshtml file and the rendered view

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                      • OOTB pagination control in ASPX and Razor

                        Please implement an OOTB configurable pagination control for ASPX and Razor view engines in upcoming release of Web Tools and extend the support to MVC5 as well. The control may be similar to, but more versatile than, this third party PagedList (https://github.com/TroyGoode/PagedList)

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                        • WCF and hardware load balanacers

                          Many enterprises are now using hardware load balancers, and WCF via http is a pain to configure and use when behind a load balancer. Implemented solutions is non-secure and most if not all of the security features of WCF needs to be disabled

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                          • Provide a Framework for creating Realtime Web Applications that are Server based

                            I developed such a framework, it is what the world is waiting for;)

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                            • Add out of the box support for flushing early like FaceBook's BigPipe

                              I created an experiment to show how this could work a while ago here... https://github.com/atlascode/asyncsections

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                              • ASP.Net WebApplication publish to one DLL

                                For better performance and management, the compiler could output just one dll with all pages, classes, etc, inside one dll. that can be loaded in memory.

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                                • HTML5 Validation attributes with Validation Controls

                                  as unobstrusive validation adds SPAN elements, it should add HTML5 Input attributes like type=email, required or pattern

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                                  • make @RenderSection and @RenderBody process according to Layout

                                    @RenderBody is running first, and then the @RenderSection in order they occur in (Body or Layout?) even when @RenderSection is done before the @RenderBody in the Layout file.

                                    This behavior is unintuitive and causes unintended bugs as PageData["variable"] values get modified between Body and Sections.

                                    Now that I have figured out some of the mystery here, I can avoid the unintended bugs, but I would like this fixed to make the code more intuitive.

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                                    • Support jQuery Dialog within Unobtrusive Ajax JS and AjaxHelper

                                      Extend the jquery.unobtrusive-ajax.js library to allow a ConfirmDialogId attribute that points to a jQuery dialog that is used to confirm the user really wants to carryout the ajax action.

                                      It would need a tweak to asyncRequest method.

                                      This would be in-addition to the existing but ugly Confirm popup.

                                      A simple update to the AjaxOptions class would also be needed.

                                      I'm willing to provide the changes - probably a couple of hours effort.

                                      There are lots of blog posts / SO questions about fudging a solution.

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                                      • the membership

                                        the membership is very complicated. for integrate with my table of data base for use of rules.

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                                        • Openid, OAuth and Windows Identity Foundation

                                          There should be native providers for OpenID/OAuth/WIF so that users can easily implement authentication without much of an hassle, nowadays authentication can easily be delegated to a third party authentication server instead of creating my own login forms and stuff

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