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  1. Go to Definition in Jquery code

    There must be an option like in VB and C# code, go to definition in Jquery code.

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    • Add dynamics support for AppSettings and ConnectionStrings in ConfigurationManager

      ConfigurationManager (and/or WebConfigurationManager) could have a really cool dynamics implementation, whereby they returned singleton instances when doing something like WebConfigurationManager.ConnectionStrings.LocalSqlServer, which could return a type-specific instance of a SqlClient connection to my given connection string.

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      • Capture the Verb in the System.Web.Management.WebRequestEvent

        In an ASP.NET application, very different code is executed depending on whether the HTTP verb used is a POST or a GET. Yet the verb is not captured in the event.

        Please capture the verb.

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        • client method for javascript

          allow devs write javascript methods (or better - let devs write c#/vb method and then let the compiler translate it to javascript) in the asp.net page "code behind" and add a new keyword: "client" or something to destinguish methods that will be server side or client side

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          • Make inbuilt controls use an editable template or add default properties

            When using an inbult ASP.Net control you're stuck with the default rendered HTML output and changing the output is a tedious and time consuming task.

            Allow the user to create a template to be assigned to a control, so when this control (for instance something as simple as the HTML rendered by using a ASP.Net Panel control, could be used) - this would also allow you to assign CSS defaults, control properties etc to the control whenever it's used.

            This would eliminate the need for the user to manually assign a class or specific property to the control whenever it's…

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              1 comment  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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              • Add expire and cache-control to the cdn files

                Right now the files served from your CDN at least jquery.validate are served without an Expires or Cache-Control max-age

                What this means is that every request has to recheck the files and get a 304 which delays page rendering.

                For now it looks like I will have to use jquery.validate from elsewhere I just wanted to use a CDN to increase the chance of the file being cached but with no chance of it really being cached (and saving a round trip) there is not much point in using the microsoft CDN right now.

                I actually have a video that…

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                • WebDeploy parameters support for modifying the “additional provider settings” during deployment time

                  This is a follow-up to a question I posted on stackoverflow @ http://stackoverflow.com/questions/15145963/using-msdeploy-parameters-to-set-the-additional-provider-settings-in-a-web-dep

                  It is not possible in Web Deploy 3.0 to use parameters to manipulate the "additional provider settings" during deployment time. I have a use case to modify the settings for the dbDacFx provider based on environment, such as "DropObjectsNotInSource" and "BlockOnPossibleDataLoss"

                  <sitemanifest>
                  <dbDacFx path="C:\Database.dacpac"
                  DropObjectsNotInSource="False"
                  BlockOnPossibleDataLoss="True" />
                  </sitemanifest>

                  This is not possible today, likely because the options are stored in a binary format in the attribute "MSDeploy.MSDeployProviderOptions" for the provider in the archive.xml file of the web deploy package. (This binary format appears to be a serialized…

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                    • Provide 1st class support in Routing for content-negotiation (Accept:) with appropriate fallback

                      Many sites, especially enterprise sites, have pages which display data, but also allow that data to be downloaded as CSV, Excel, RTF, PDF, etc.

                      I feel dirty implementing different URLs for each of these content types when HTTP provides content negotiation support in the form of the Accept header.

                      ASP.net Routing should provide 1st class support for content negotiation and appropriate fallback (query string) support until the current "work in progress" support for Accept in popular browsers is completed.

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                      • Minify scripts served by the ScriptManager

                        Bundling is a cool idea, but it doesn't always play nicely with the ScriptManager when used in a webforms scenario. I would like to propose the ability to set a flag on the ScriptManager that would allow it to minify the combined scripts its serving.

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                          • Differntiate between Unauthenticated access and Unauthorized access

                            In the ASP.NET security model, the documentation goes out of its way to talk about the difference between Authorization and Authentication.

                            Unfortunately, the framework itself makes no such distinction. It treats an unauthenticated user access the same as a user who does not have authorization and returns the same error.

                            I realize this is probably a result of the fact that most web servers treat file access errors as 403's, because HTTP doesn't really give you any other status code, and you want to differentiate between server oriented 403's and framework generated 403's, but there must be a better way…

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                              • 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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                                  • 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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                                      • 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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