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  1. You've gone a long way with VS SQL support ... Now, we need much better support for Azure Table Storage

    We need help in reducing the amount of time to code for Azure Table Storage and deal with table storage in the IDE. I'd like to see and modify entities and tables right from the IDE ... building the functionality of software like ClumsyLeaf's TableXplorer right into VS. Also, it would be nice to have more/better support in data source controls and data-bound controls for table storage data and keys. It's all very LOW level right now and takes quite a while to code for Azure Table Storage relative to coding against SQL/SQL Azure storage. [Also, btw ... can you…

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      • calender extender control

        Hi

        I have a below code to disable weekends(saturdays, sundays) in the calender extender control:

        for(var i=0; i<sender._days.all.length; i++)
        {
        for(var j=0; j<6; j++)
        {
        if(sender._days.all[i].id == "clnDtDesired_day_"+ j +"_0")
        {
        sender._days.all[i].disabled = true;
        sender._days.all[i].innerHTML = "<div>"+sender._days.all[i].innerText+ "</div>";
        }
        if(sender._days.all[i].id == "clnDtDesired_day_"+ j +"_6")
        {
        sender._days.all[i].disabled = true;
        sender._days.all[i].innerHTML = "<div>"+sender._days.all[i].innerText+ "</div>";
        }
        } }

        This code will be called in OnClientShown event.

        But the "sender._days.all" code segment in the above code doesn't exeucte properly in Firefox and Chrome. Its retruning "undefined" instead of "html element collection".

        How to fix this ? Whereas Its working well in all versions of…

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        • Please add Mono like feature to create application for multiple OS friendly

          Mono and Xamarin.com like features to create Android, iOS, Mac friendly application development.

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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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            • Put 'rename' as first item in smart tag for controls

              I name my controls. So do most people - it's the most common thing you do. So why isn't it in the smart tag that appears for controls? Why do I have to scroll thru properties every time?

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              • End Date of JavaScript replace completely by C# like S#

                It is ugly , confusing , non sense , I write in C# and that all what I need , I can write methods and specify method target , Client or Server
                [Target:Cient]
                void onMouseEnter_Image1()
                {
                Image1.ImageUrl="myimage.jpg";
                }
                [Target:Cient]
                void onMouseLeave_Image1()
                {
                Image1.ImageUrl="myimage.jpg";
                }
                [Target:Cient]
                void RowMouseEnter_GridView1()
                {
                //highlight the row
                }

                JavaScript should end , and replaced by more extensive language the mapp all it's feature , you can implement a Decorator JavaScript Pattern , which will remove it ugly face.

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                • WebApplicationLibrary

                  Now you can not create a reference to another project (webApplication or ClassLibrary) that has non compiled files (aspx, ascx, cshtml, js, css, config, etc.), which are usually published on the server as is.

                  More precisely, you can create a reference, but when you start the application, these files will not be found, because located in a different directory.

                  For example, if the project A and project B (WebApplication) contains same cshtml-files, they could be placed in a separate project (WebApplicationLibrary?).

                  Usually it is necessary to separate one large project into several smaller projects (modules).
                  Something similar is used in…

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                  • Improve bundle syntax on razor cshtml

                    All of these syntax is working, please make an official microsoft version

                    01.
                    @this.BundleScriptsAsOne(@<MyBundle><script type="text/javascript" src="js/navigator/activity.js"></script>
                    <script type="text/javascript" src="js/navigator/jquery-ui-1.8.13.custom.min.js"></script>
                    <script type="text/javascript" src="js/navigator/prettyphoto.js"></script></MyBundle>)

                    02
                    @this.MinifyInlineJsAsOne(@<script type="text/javascript">
                    //all code here
                    </script>)

                    I have lot more examples of this
                    but i believe you got the idea

                    This insanely productive for me
                    my inline script is automatically bundled (the bundle is cached ofcourse)

                    I would like to have microsoft version of it

                    Notice that I DO NOT use "~" on src path
                    that character is horrible, no one from php community use it

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                      • use package management console to add scaffolding item

                        I would be great to be able to add scaffold items by running a command in the package console like Add-Controller -model:Person -views:All -context:MyDataContext -useansyc

                        Or something similar to that. I have used the MvcScaffolding nuget package and it was on the right track but appears it is going by the way side. This some functionality should be include in VS out of the box.

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                        • Make WebDeploy CRC check more efficient

                          Now when we have MSDeployUseChecksum it works great in terms of precision but slow in terms of performance. This is a problem for a larger websites because it takes up to 4, 10, ... minutes to calculate the checksums.

                          Here is the idea: combine time stamp checks with CRC.

                          Algorithm: do a time stamp check first. Then do a CRC check for all found differences.

                          This will improve performance for some frequent scenarios while keeping the precision.

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                          • Entity Framework related

                            How about something like Smart Entities , which hold all the information within itself like its datacontext , where to save, validations, Validation errors and many more. On the consumer side it should expose very simple methods or properties.

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                            • Multiline parameters code format (Ctrl+k,Ctrl+d)

                              In MVC 4 project open App_Start\RouteConfig.cs file and paste the following:

                              routes.MapRoute(
                              name: "MyName",
                              url: "MyName/{action}/{id}",
                              defaults: new { action = "Index", id = UrlParameter.Optional }
                              );

                              You will notice the multi-lined parameter list is not formatted correctly (with 4 space indentation bias). Pressing Ctrl+K,Ctrl+D won't work either.

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                              • resources from db

                                Give us the possibility to register resources on DB with a built-in resources provider and manager. Without a strongly types like actual resource system. And for sure align this change with model metadata attributes like displayname and any validation rules.

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                                • Fix resource routing, do not automatically append with controller or area name

                                  src="js/navigator/jquery-ui-1.8.13.custom.min.js"

                                  such relative path will be changed into
                                  {Controller}/js/navigator/jquery-ui-1.8.13.custom.min.js
                                  or
                                  {Area}/{Controller}/js/navigator/jquery-ui-1.8.13.custom.min.js

                                  that is not right, all relative path from javascript or css
                                  should not be appended with controller or area name

                                  and please stop guiding people to use "~" for path

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                                  • Modularity support

                                    Share of structured project code between another projects.
                                    The library project can contain regular asp.net/.net code (including aspx, ascx + mvc views + html, js,css).
                                    It is possible to implement custom virtual path provider for embedded resources, but then it's impossible to use edit&continue. And compilation of all the set of ascx/aspx takes a lot of time on start.

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                                    • providing command based installation of javascript frameworks into the project.

                                      Like Npm it will be good to do the same thing from visual studio command prompt. New project types based on the JavaScript frameworks.

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                                      • Return Documentation to Microsoft Document Explorer in VS VNext

                                        Return Visual Studio and .NET Framework documentation to Microsoft Document Explorer, like in Visual Studio 2008, and SQL Server 2008 R2. The Help Library Agent is very limited and slow. Microsoft Document Explorer is faster and have more features than Help Library Agent.

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                                        • Provide an 'Add-in' dashboard page that shows CPU, Memory and other performance utilisation aspects from within VisualStudio

                                          There are many packages available to install in Visual studio. After installing a few, Visual Studio can begin to perform very slowly, or it may only exhibit this after some usage time. It would be helpful to see what add-ins are consuming most resources and provide a better way to disable offending add-ins. Currently its a 'remove your plugins and see if things improve' kind of rationale. This is obviously annoying and may not even help. This would also assist add-in vendors as they would get more direct feedback rather than users assuming its a particular plug in out of…

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