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    • Provide a secure ajax framework

      Currently there is no universal way to provide json / ajax application with authentication without using session or ssl , This means using web api is difficult

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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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            • Best Practices in Intellisense or Visual Studio

              Hi,
              I have been using visual studio for 4 years and there are so much to learn. Sometimes you dont know the stuff. Like StringBuilder is much better for string manipulation than string class.

              During string or StringBuilder intellisense there should be recommendation line that this is recommended practice to do it this way. it may sound strange but that would be cool if new developers know from start rather than after 2 years oh string is immutable :)

              thanks
              Kamran

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              • Razor designer that will preview the page design like aspx page show in designer

                When I design web form application, I get designer which shows preview of page design without running the application. It would be great if we add similar which will show design preview of Razor page.

                Currently I have to switch back to browser to validate the design changes.

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                • Redesign ASP.NET providers to be asynchronous

                  All providers (except InProc) work with external data sources (SQL Server, Redis, etc.). For example, when processing single HTTP request a session state store provider can make several requests to an external data source. Each request to an external data source from session state store provider blocks an ASP.NET thread, becuase System.Web.SessionStateStoreProviderBase has no async methods.
                  The same is true for other providers (Output Cache Provider, Membership Provider, Profile Provider, Roles Provider). There is not much advantage in asynchronous code inside web forms or MVC controllers, if the whole ASP.NET pipeline is not asynchronous.
                  Since ASP.NET supports asynchronous httpmodules, it…

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                    0 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Visual Studio Content-Type support for <text> in Razor

                    Currently the <text> placeholder element assumes HTML content in Visual Studio formatting.
                    The addition of attributes (namely, "type" for Content-Type) to control Visual Studio's parser/formatter in these blocks would be quite useful for templating non-HTML content in template methods.

                    For example:

                    @{ object template = @<text type="text/css">
                    .foo { background-image: url("foo.png"); }
                    .bar { background-image: url("bar.png"); }
                    </text>; }

                    The type attribute in this case would enforce formatting of the template contents as CSS.

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                    • Intelisense should show close tags in the correct order

                      In the HTML editor, Intellisense suggests close tags are in alphabetical order rather than the tag close order.
                      e.g. If I type <article><header><span>, the suggested close tags are </artcle></header></span> rather than </span></header></article>.

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                        planned  ·  0 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Merge core System.Web and System.Web.Abstraction

                        Current HttpReqeust, its abstraction interfaces and default implmentation are ugly. And they are still very hard to mock.

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                        • Prompt us which js library will be chosen in the ASP.NET SPA framework/template

                          There is a set of js libraries that is suitable for ASP.NET SPA. Such as:
                          knockout.js VS backbone.js
                          sammy.js VS nav/history.js
                          ...
                          I think they cost much time to study.
                          Before release the next generation of asp.net (SPA), will you please brief us on which libraries will be chosen in the next release? So we can prepare ahead of schedule. That could be great help.
                          Thanks.

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                            2 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                            For the RTM of the first version of the SPA template we will not have the tooling you suggest. However we are working on a feature that allows much more granular selection of features, libraries, etc when you create new projects and this problem will be solved in that timeframe. Thanks for the feedback!

                          • 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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                            • allow IntelliSense support for custom expression builders

                              ie. for code in <asp:TextBox Text="<%$ Expression: DoSomething().ToString("n2") %>" runat="server" />

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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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                                • Add AntiXss sanitizer to System.Web.Security.AntiXss

                                  ASP.NET 4.5 now includes AntiXss encoder, but sanitizer was not included. Please, port it too.

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                                  • Yellow Page Of Death should display Date and Time

                                    The exception page "Yellow Page of Death" should display the date and time when so developers would be able to ask the customer to take a screenshot and then check if it should be there according to recent bugfixes

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                                    • Provide API or additional setting to control asp.net application restart on filesystem been changed.

                                      Here is detailed description of what happens and what can not be controlled at all - http://blogs.msdn.com/b/tmarq/archive/2007/11/02/asp-net-file-change-notifications-exactly-which-files-and-directories-are-monitored.aspx

                                      I'm running project that generates asp pages dynamicaly and then deletes unnecessary files using external tools, and sure it's not acceptable to run session start/end each time it happens. And I did not find any way to controll this process.

                                      Thank you.

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                                      • ASP.NET - Profiling using IIS Express

                                        Currently profiling doesn't work using IIS Express only the Cassini dev server. Would be nice to be able to do everything in IIS Express that you can do with the dev web server.

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                                        • Productivity - Automatically create backing field for ctor param

                                          When a new property is added to a constructor (string foo) that doesn't already have a similarly-named backing field (private string _foo;), present a glyph (ctrl+.) that will create the field and assign the ctor parameter to this field.

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