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  1. Provide more fluent way to join to tables when not using primary keys

    we have hit a problem when we want to join 2 tables together. Eg: parent-child typical scenario.

    tblOrder
    -------------
    int ID (Primary Key)
    datetime OrderDate
    string username

    tblOrderItems
    ------------------------
    int ID (pk)
    int ProductID
    string username

    now - admittedly, this structure is wrong (the child). however in many real world scenarios when introducing EF to existing databases, we have to roll with existing structures and data with very little chance to change them at the present moment in time.

    Now - in EF5 pre-release - i simply have been unable to create a configuration mapping that links :

    tblOrder.username -->…

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    • Have UpdatePanels automatically re-attach DOM events bound from jQuery during Postback

      When an update panel does a postback, even if partial. It unbinds all of your DOM events that you set up in jquery. This also applies to JqueryUI like draggable
      i.e. $("#OptionsPanel").draggable({ axis: "y", handle: "p" });
      would stop working after the first postback.

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      • Add inline row table editing that consumes Entity Framework Models

        Struggling to define this one meaningfully & succinctly, sorry.

        Just about every MVC example I see uses a form to create a new record in a database model/table; as per the MVC editing view. I could not find any support for inline creation/editing of one or more table rows. What I am saying is that this should be out of the box functionality. The idea is to make the creation of records faster, easier, more efficient, more effective... dare I say, like we had in ASP.NET tables.
        I will of course help out if it is thought further input would…

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        • Provide a 'virtual app' build target

          Allow direct build of virtual apps (app-v?) with auto-deploy to a virtualisation environment. (either that or direct creation of VM images or VHD files).

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            Today we do support what you are asking for but only for Windows Azure. If you download the Windows Azure tools when you publish we create a virtual machine and upload it to the Azure cloud. Not sure at this time if we will go beyond supporting this for Azure at this time.

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            • Fix XslCompiledTransform to work better in partial trust environments

              XslCompiledTransform doesn't fully function in partial trust environments because if the TrustedXslt enum is used at construction, and the file contains <msxml:script> blocks, then the script is compiled dynamically to the process identity's Temp directory (C:\Users\<app pool identity>\Local\Temp on most machines).
              As it's compiled code, why not put it in the standard .NET Temporary Files directory, thus allowing it to function perfectly well in partial trust environments?

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                  • I am working on a LightSwitch application with a database connection to an Oracle database. In the table I am working on, the primarykey is

                    I am working on a LightSwitch application with a database connection to an Oracle database in Visual Studio 12.

                    In the table I am working on, the primarykey is set by a trigger in the database.

                    I struggled with StoreGeneratedPattern="Identity"but I got it working.

                    But: when I hit the button rebuild application my changes in the SSDL file were overwritten/lost.

                    Is it possible to add a selectbox in the propertyfield that automaticaly adds the desired value to the entity property:

                    <Property Name="ROW_ID" Type="number" StoreGeneratedPattern="Identity" Nullable="false" Precision="10" />

                    This would make life much easier ;-)

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                    • Culture parameter for Bangla - Language of Bangladesh

                      Bangla is a great language spoken by the people of Bangladesh, India (W. Bengal, Asam, Orissa, Bihar and so on). I wonder not seeing any code for using in SQL Server

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                      • Add an ioc and remoting ioc, because spring mvc and the new java will eat u alive. Ofer Haber.

                        Add an ioc and remoting ioc, because spring mvc and the new java will eat u alive. Ofer Haber.

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                        • Add a path or pattern to localize javascript; en-us, en-gb, etc...

                          Good or bad, there are times that I have JavaScript that does something to the effect: alert("Invalid Form Fields"). Bad example I know..but I have text scattered throughout my JavaScript files.

                          Where should these be abstracted to? Is there a reall cool pattern or method I don't know about? Resource files that gets rendered as some JavaScript object that contains all strings?

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                          • SSL no longer works for ajax.microsoft.com!

                            I understand it was renamed, but dropping SSL support means that websites using the old name will suddenly fail.

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                            • ClientSideDataSource

                              Develop something LIke SqlDataSource but client side: It would make a lot faster to control great amount of data using GridView, FormView, DetailsView, etc.

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                                • Make a new platform for hosting .net code. Something like IIS but more like SQL Server, where the server software itself is hosting.

                                  I would like to explain the motivation for the idea first, then save the actual idea for last.
                                  I made two observations which lead me to this idea. First, I noticed how much developers, where I have worked, are disappointed when a website hotfix requires a .Net code change. Whereas with procs, they are delighted because of how easy it is to modify the small unit of code and deploy. Second, I noticed that many IT managers and code-savvy end users are comfortable with making complex queries in SQL, or doing a complex formula in Excel, but when it comes…

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                                  • Sharepoint supporting ASCX

                                    It would be great if Sharepoint support ASCX
                                    I know there is SmartPart; but it would be great that no third party webpart is required; instead Sharepoint supports it out of box!

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                                      • Allow me to extend Visual Studio so I can use it to edit *any* file by adding Text Highlighter Extension.

                                        For example, I have Cold Fusion files (*.cfm) and I want to be able to add all of their supported syntax. I found one that someone developed (http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/a6932e93-c163-45d6-9992-2fca1b1fe4fd), however it only satifies certain extensions. It would be great, and make much more sense, if we could just create our own within Visual Studio.

                                        Thank you for considering this

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                                        • Support Scandinavian languages(Danish/Swedish..) Language pack for ASP.NET MVC

                                          Support Scandinavian languages(Danish/Swedish..) Language pack for ASP.NET MVC

                                          There is no such language pack to be downloaded now.

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