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  1. Sharepoint supporting MVC

    It would be great if Sharepoint supports MVC natively/out of box!

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    • Secure/Better Smart Client Publishing

      I would like secure ftp publishing of applications as well as the ability to retry publishing a file if the upload fails

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      • Provide virtual formatting in editors for XAML, Razor, ASP.NET Web Forms etc.

        Declarative languages that are bound to a visual tree are often heavily nested and also tend to be refactored frequently. Maintaining the formatting for these languages can quickly become a chore, even with 'reformat' features.

        Virtual formatting lets the editor handle indentation in the same way it handles syntax-coloring. Indentation of text is immediate and fluid as edit operations are completed; text just re-flows when the structure changes, there is no 'reformat' button.

        No tabs or spaces are inserted for formatting, indentation is more akin to that of word-processors (but actually a lot smarter).

        This video shows virtual formatting in…

        34 votes
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        • 34 votes
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          • Have both ENC functionality and to leave IIS Express running after debugging, Yes Please.

            Have both ENC functionality and to leave IIS Express running after debugging, Yes Please.

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            • Better guidance/documentation on MVC 5

              Currently all the documentation focuses on "tooling". This explains how to use VS2013, how to use scaffolds, etc. This is important. However, what's most important for developers is how to solve real-world problem. Documentation should focus on "solving". This should cover (at least) practical scenarios with tonnes of data in the database. Should you use lists(for responsive design) or tables(default). How do you use API, Knockout in conjunction with Razor, what are recommended patterns(should you write business logic in controllers or use Portable class Libraries.

              Currently, all the documentation is very superficial. It doesn't do any justice to the power…

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              • Implement support in ASP.NET Dynamic Data for Entity Framework 6

                Implement support in ASP.NET Dynamic Data for Entity Framework 6

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                • Provide easy way to ensure Internet Explorer NEVER goes into compatibility mode for a site irrespective of whether it is an intranet site

                  I would like to prevent Internet Explorer from ever going into compatibility mode irrespective of whether it is an intranet site or any other crazy rules IE might use. It just gives us a whole other set of testing to do and introduces bugs.

                  We have tried the X-UA-Compatible meta tag as described in this article to no avail http://tesmond.blogspot.co.uk/2011/10/ie9-intranet-compatibility-mode-in.html.

                  We have also tried the following in web.config:
                  <system.webServer>
                  <httpProtocol>
                  <customHeaders>
                  <add name="X-UA-Compatible" value="IE=edge" />
                  </customHeaders>
                  </httpProtocol>
                  </system.webServer>

                  And also emitting X-UA-Compatible in the headers i.e. this.Response.AddHeader("X-UA-Compatible", "IE=edge;");

                  See http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13284083/ie10-renders-in-ie7-mode-how-to-force-standards-mode for further details.

                  None of them work!

                  We cannot…

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                  • Add an 'exclude comments' option to find/replace

                    Sometimes you want to search the code, not the documentation

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                    • Enable the use of generics in asp.net markup

                      It would be nice to enable generic declaration in the markup of an asp.net page and adapt framework to have generic controls. For example: <asp:ListView`1[SomeClass] runat="server" ... like it is done in settings file for .net application

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                      • Project/Page Startup Templates

                        When someone creates a new project, there should be an option to create a startup project or template that resembles a common UI and controls with demo data in place and event hooked up to the UI. A dev can then take that template, hook to the app data and get a page / project setup fairly quickly

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                        • php compilation and project type

                          As open source programming grows up , every IDE is know trying to integrate various server side technologies , so VS must incorporate php integration and its project type in its IDE along with server integration and intellisence .

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                          • 25 votes
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                            • Make it easy to split a web project into multiple projects for larger sites

                              The entire VS2010 web project experience is based on a single project in a single solution. A larger application is split in separate modules and each module would be a sub web project. It would be convenient if we could partition our web development into framework development (infrastructure projects) and functional development (application projects). Together they are the target website. In our organization the infrastructure team uses one solution and the functional teams use another solution. The development experience for regular .NET projects, like library projects, Control projects, EXE projects is needed for websites as well.

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                              • code outlining for razor

                                Code Outlining for Razor on Web Pages

                                like on html or c#, the colapse block of code (-) or expand (+).

                                Thanks,
                                Oscar Azevedo

                                23 votes
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                                • Addd official support to asp.net mvc for ruby/dlr languages

                                  I know it is possible using IronRuby, but I would like to see it as an officially supported option

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                                  • Runat server needs to be built-in to <asp/> controls

                                    Basically all controls that begin with <asp: /> are required to have the runat attribute. And they all require it to be true. So if this isn't changing anytime soon, why not just make that automatic/built in?

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                                    • Nice way to define properties with StateContainer Attribute

                                      StateContainer(ViewState)]

                                      string FirstName
                                      {
                                      get;
                                      set;
                                      }

                                      [StateContainer(Session)]
                                      List<string> myList
                                      {
                                      get;set;
                                      }

                                      [StateContainer(Cache)]
                                      List<string> myList2
                                      {
                                      get;set;
                                      }

                                      Just a random thought: I think it would be nice, with the help of an attribute, to be able to define where a given property would be stored.

                                      I guess it also be applied at the class level, if you want all of your properties to inherti the same StateContainer Attribute.

                                      A change probably best fit for an upcoming Framework release.

                                      Just a thought.

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                                      • Automated Deployments to Azure inc SQL Azure

                                        As you say in the roadmap "Cloud ready:"... "the task of deploying and hosting". Would be amazing if this was something pushed for by the MVC team. Obviously involves other MS teams, but I think its great you guys see this huge hole (mainly with SQL Azure) in the whole MS cloud offering. Complex deploys to Azure are a PAIN, and I see very little about future plans to properly sort this out.

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                                        • Intellisense - OOP patterns for JS

                                          Please provide the intellisense support for object-oriented and "mixin" patterns of Mootools. Also intellisense should work when chaining the methods in jQuery, Mootools and Prototype. This article would give you some insight on different OOP patterns on JS -> http://jqueryvsmootools.com/index.html.

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