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  1. Work on allowing installations in a user restricted environment

    Visual studio, web express, dblocal (aka SQL express) still require elevated privileged to install and run. It be really nice if these essential tools could be installed without special privileges solely in a user's area.

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    • Make c# computed properties (getter only) get {} syntax optional

      for a property like :

      public int GetTotal() { get { return Price + Tax; } }

      why not something like :

      public int GetTotal() { return Price + Tax; }

      only for getter only properties.

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      • Live compile and Debug

        The Visual studio IDE should have Real time compilation and Debugging that when value is assigned to variable so we can see the value in variable / object on the spot........

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        • Exclusionary generic argument method modifiers

          For example, you could add modifiers specifying that a method only compiles if the generic arguments do not implement iEnumerable

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          • Open as a website with Web Developer Express 2011

            Like has been introduced with WebMatrix recently can we also have in Web Developer Express the ability to right click a folder containing a website and open up directly in Web Developer Express.

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            • Bring WebPages into the One ASP.NET family

              The marketing literature includes ASP.NET Web Pages (WebMatrix) as part of the family but it is pretty obvious that it is missing from the tooling. We have made a significant code investment in Web Pages since we started with WebMatrix a few years ago and we love the rapid development this facilitates.

              We no longer use the WebMatrix tool and simply use VS 2013 and NuGet packages. We still use WebMatrix.Data and the Conery's Massive ORM for data access.

              Now we are entering a new dev phase where we want to begin using MVC and WebAPI and are confused about…

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                • SimpleMembership

                  I want to be able to use the webmatrix SimpleMembership. This makes membership very easy to use.

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                  • In the copy web site box, allow me to compare two files.

                    Before (or instead of) copying a file from one site to another it would be very useful to be able to compare the two files to see what differences there are.

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                      Hi BWK, we are currently investing to make the Web App project and Website publishing experience the same. We are bringing all the Web app project publish experience to Websites.

                      We are also interested in having a feature like you state on the Publish dialog. Since Copy Website is only for websites we are likely to invest in the compare feature for the publish dialog since it is shared with both Web app project and Websites.

                    • Division of Content into Basics, Implementation and Purpose.

                      You could divide everything about .NET Framework into three parts:
                      1. Basics:
                      Which would explain concepts in simpler way, so everybody can understand them.
                      2. Implementation:
                      Which would explain these concepts in detail and show how to implement them.
                      3. Purpose:
                      Which would describe purpose of these concepts. Real time problems could be discussed here.

                      Regards.

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                      • Provide a 'virtual app' build target

                        Allow direct build of virtual apps (app-v?) with auto-deploy to a virtualisation environment. (either that or direct creation of VM images or VHD files).

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                          Today we do support what you are asking for but only for Windows Azure. If you download the Windows Azure tools when you publish we create a virtual machine and upload it to the Azure cloud. Not sure at this time if we will go beyond supporting this for Azure at this time.

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                            • Add a path or pattern to localize javascript; en-us, en-gb, etc...

                              Good or bad, there are times that I have JavaScript that does something to the effect: alert("Invalid Form Fields"). Bad example I know..but I have text scattered throughout my JavaScript files.

                              Where should these be abstracted to? Is there a reall cool pattern or method I don't know about? Resource files that gets rendered as some JavaScript object that contains all strings?

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                              • ClientSideDataSource

                                Develop something LIke SqlDataSource but client side: It would make a lot faster to control great amount of data using GridView, FormView, DetailsView, etc.

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                                    • Allow me to extend Visual Studio so I can use it to edit *any* file by adding Text Highlighter Extension.

                                      For example, I have Cold Fusion files (*.cfm) and I want to be able to add all of their supported syntax. I found one that someone developed (http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/a6932e93-c163-45d6-9992-2fca1b1fe4fd), however it only satifies certain extensions. It would be great, and make much more sense, if we could just create our own within Visual Studio.

                                      Thank you for considering this

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                                      • Give an intelligible error when trying to use msdeploy with no password

                                        When doing a TFS build and specifying the build to deploy after build (e.g. via msbuild command line args: /p:DeployOnBuild=true;PublishProfile="DevPubProfile";), the build fails with ERROR_USER_NOT_ADMIN. What took me a bit to realize was that the build server didn't have the user's password. In visual studio the user pub xml has the password but of course that is not in source control.

                                        It makes no sense to even try to deploy without a password for the user, and makes even less sense to say the user isn't admin.

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                                        • When splitting a conditional statement put the imperative statement before the end condition

                                          In VB, if you have the line IF A = B THEN C = D and the line is split after THEN the C=D statement should be contained between the IF and the END IF

                                          Desired result:
                                          IF A = B THEN
                                          C = D
                                          END IF

                                          Current result VS2012:
                                          IF A = B THEN
                                          END IF
                                          C = D

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