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  1. 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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      0 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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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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        • 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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            • 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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                    • 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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                      • 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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                            • 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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                              • Able to store session data both in inproc and out of process, similar to mixed mode session support.

                                It will be great if we can store session data both in inproc and out of process by an application similar to mixed mode session support. So that only crutial session data will be persisted out of process and some non crutial or temp ( depending on situation ) can be stored in InProc.

                                This support will be utilized by non web farm or web garden architecture.

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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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                                      • Make a non bloated version of Visual Studio - Only Solution explorer and intellisence

                                        Today VS includes a whole range of features that I don't use every day. MSTest, TeamCity and Architecture tools just to name a few. It would be nice with a bare bone version of VS - or at least have the potion to never install these features.

                                        Less is more

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                                        • Multilingual website facilities

                                          Building multilingual websites on asp.net is cumbersome, many things have to be handled by user, e.g. left to right, right to left text issues, saving double/float values with comma or dot, saving datetime values using yyyy-mm-dd or yyyy-dd-mm.
                                          I would like somekind of website template that would take care of all these issues.

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