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  1. 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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            • 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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                  • Render razor inside a webform

                    We can render razor inside webform using iframe or jquery, it 'll be nice if we can render it such as MVC, while all is One ASP.NET. Also render aspx usercontrol inside web page is cool for clean markup and use the asp.net rich controls and event model

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                    • Generic razor helper

                      I need the possibility to create generic razor helper.

                      With the help of this you could create an helper, outsource it to an other file and use it in all your views.

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                      • Make integration of mvc with web forms seamless

                        Currently in order to add asp.net mvc to an existing asp.net webforms project is not exactly pain free. Here's an example

                        http://www.devcurry.com/2013/05/adopting-aspnet-mvc-enhancements-in.html which actually includes having to add in some guid. Obviously lots of people have existing web forms sites/applications that are not going anywhere but would also like to integrate mvc into them as well. Currently, I would not call this user experience pleasant. I would be nice to be able to easily add mvc to an existing web forms site. It could be a NuGet package, a right-click on the web form site that has "add mvc to…

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                        • Unload assembly at runtime

                          We are developing an asp.net mvc plugginable web site. Out of every IoC framework (MEF, Windsor, Mono.Addins, MAF, etc.) what we need is to load and unload assemblies from an appdomain without unload the entire appdomain. This is a requirement for a Always-on website (like web app in the cloud). I can't shutdown the site every time i need to upload a new assembly or an updated assembly.

                          .NET Remoting is not good enough for us because is slow and there are many limit with marshaling.

                          Please, please, please. Can you give us the possibility to unload assembly from main…

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                          • solution explorer scrolling

                            in solution explorer when scroll down, the solution node itself becomes invisible (because it is on a top of explorer).

                            make the solution node visible all the time, so we can right-click on it regardless of scroll position. just like they have it in PowerTools extension.

                            thank you

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                            • Creating asp.net professional layouts

                              Increasing Layouts to develop a new variety of Web Applications with different layouts which had seen ever.

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                              • Add overloaded version of HttpApplication.RegisterModule that accepts preconditions

                                Modern web apps use many kinds of dynamic functionality on 'static' requests - javascript/css minification, image compression, etc.

                                Yet ASP.NET continues to handicap developers by stubbornly sticking to extension-based stereotypes and discrimination.

                                HttpApplication.RegisterModule() is a recent example. A great opportunity for code over configuration, but it defaults to precondition="managedHandler", handicapping the great value it could have offered.

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                                • Implement Async/Await in Webform IN A PRACTICAL WAY

                                  I really like async/await, but I can't say I am impressed with the way it has been implemented in webforms. If I understand correctly RegisterAsyncTask doesn't give you any control on when the code is executed in the execution pipeline (and not even available within master pages!). I am sure there must be a simpler way. Why use events in the first place? Webforms are really not forms, and all these methods could really be functions returning a task, why do they need to be voids returning event handlers? Why not let users define Task functions that will be called…

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                                    • Filter intellisense by type (method,variable, delegate, etc)

                                      my problem happen today, I was looking for a variable without know it's name exactly. maybe with the right option ON, can show checkbox bellow intellisense with options (variable, methos, delegate, interface, etc).

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                                      • A generic LDAP authentication provider

                                        It would be nice to be able to authenticate against generic LDAP Servers instead of Just AD.

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                                        • allow overriding of the text element behavior

                                          I use a Razor partial view to generate some SVG content. <text> is a valid SVG element. trying to get Razor to actually spit out that element was ridiculously hard using escapes. Also, if I reformatted the document it would break those escapes because of the line breaks.

                                          Please consider for example a directive that tells the parser not to handle <text> elements or perhaps simply detecting attributes on the element and turning off the behavior. i.e. if a <text> element has attributes, they must not want it to be a Razor multi-line content block.

                                          Also, I have been hearing…

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