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  1. 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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    • 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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            • 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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              • Enable scheduled tasks

                It would be great to have a way to do scheduled tasks/jobs. If I want some job to run regularly I know I can always create a separate console that can be called by Windows Task Scheduler. However it would be much neater in term of deployment for this feature to be available within the asp.net project, without having to change the system configuration. The asp.net project would be self-contained and when deployed, IIS would run the background task based on some settings defined in web.config.

                Azure added WebJobs, which is effectively doing that. So this doesn't look like an…

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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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                  • Move hardcoded strings to resx file

                    Move hardcoded strings from controllers, models (attributes, etc) and views into a to resx file. This should save a lot of time and hear pulling when localizaing application.

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                        • Automatic Exceptions

                          Generate Automatic Exceptions for every method and every event to reduce the exception errors and also give edit option for that to modify user-friendly.

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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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                            • Add jsbehind for asp.net pages

                              With the upcoming of more and more javascript usage - in the form of jquery or ajax library - I find it clutters the html code so always externalize the scripts in "jsbehind" pages. Of course it extends the idea of codebehind.

                              Mostly I build 1 or more jsbehind files per page, 1 for each functional 'module' on the page (e.g. an updatepanel, a form, etc).

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                              • Extend Web Deploy to support MSI functions such as custom actions

                                With the removal of the Web Setup/Windows Setup projects from Visual Studio there is a gap in the application deployment process where web/windows solutions that need to perform additional installation tasks are difficult to implement.

                                The old technique was to write a web setup project (MSI) and then implement a custom action assembly that performed the additional work during installation time (such as custom event queues, installing windows services, modifying config files etc). Web deploy does not appear to have this functionality (it is not visible if it is there) which is important in an enterprise environment.

                                Also, the provided…

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                                  • Asp.Net Mvc must have a view designer.

                                    Microsoft have to do this...

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                                    • Article of how to use Cucumber/Gherkin in conjunction with ASP.NET web development

                                      I have article draft ready at http://pekkaollikainen.wordpress.com/2013/02/11/behavior-driven-development-cucumber-gherkin-full-article-at-sdj-32013/and I could start working it into ASP.NET.e.g. how to use at the development phase of the new ASP.NET web project .

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                                      • Allow ADO.NET Data Services to return non-entity POCO types

                                        Right now it seems I can only return entity types or entity framework simple types. I would like to return IQueryable<MyType> from a custom resource method.

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                                        • Add a contextual menu option to navigate to the related *.ascx file

                                          If you're using *.ascx controls that you've created in your pages, it would be nice to be have a one click way to navigate to its definition instead of noting its name and looking for it in your solution explorer (especially for large projects).

                                          There are other enhancements that would be nice such as automatically adding the @Register tag if the control is located in the current project.

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