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  1. Support all AspNetCompiler parameters with websites in solution file

    The AspNetCompiler task has a great many features, and among them is the ability to specify a particular version of the ASP.NET compiler to use via ToolPath. Websites inside solution files contain constructs similar to AspNetCompiler tasks, but these seem to be missing support for ToolPath, and I suspect support for other properties as well. My solution looks like this:

    ProjectSection(WebsiteProperties) = preProject

    SccProjectName = "SAK"

    SccAuxPath = "SAK"

    SccLocalPath = "SAK"

    SccProvider = "SAK"

    TargetFrameworkMoniker = ".NETFramework,Version%3Dv4.0"

    Debug.AspNetCompiler.VirtualPath = "/MyPath"

    Debug.AspNetCompiler.PhysicalPath = "MyPath\"

    Debug.AspNetCompiler.TargetPath = "PrecompiledWeb\MyPath\"

    Debug.AspNetCompiler.Updateable = "true"

    Debug.AspNetCompiler.ForceOverwrite = "true"

    Debug.AspNetCompiler.FixedNames = "false"

    Debug.AspNetCompiler.Debug = "True"

    Debug.AspNetCompiler.ToolPath…

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      • Provide a secure ajax framework

        Currently there is no universal way to provide json / ajax application with authentication without using session or ssl , This means using web api is difficult

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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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            • Insert image comments.

              Allow Visual Studio to insert images as part of the comments to the codes such as #region #endregion

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              • Razor designer that will preview the page design like aspx page show in designer

                When I design web form application, I get designer which shows preview of page design without running the application. It would be great if we add similar which will show design preview of Razor page.

                Currently I have to switch back to browser to validate the design changes.

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                • Support for Model in Web Pages Razor

                  Allow Web Pages Razor to support Models.

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                  • Save passwords in PageInspector in VS2012

                    Implement possibility for PageInspector to store passwords like regular browsers do

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                    • Visual Studio Content-Type support for <text> in Razor

                      Currently the <text> placeholder element assumes HTML content in Visual Studio formatting.
                      The addition of attributes (namely, "type" for Content-Type) to control Visual Studio's parser/formatter in these blocks would be quite useful for templating non-HTML content in template methods.

                      For example:

                      @{ object template = @<text type="text/css">
                      .foo { background-image: url("foo.png"); }
                      .bar { background-image: url("bar.png"); }
                      </text>; }

                      The type attribute in this case would enforce formatting of the template contents as CSS.

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                      • Intelisense should show close tags in the correct order

                        In the HTML editor, Intellisense suggests close tags are in alphabetical order rather than the tag close order.
                        e.g. If I type <article><header><span>, the suggested close tags are </artcle></header></span> rather than </span></header></article>.

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                        • Merge core System.Web and System.Web.Abstraction

                          Current HttpReqeust, its abstraction interfaces and default implmentation are ugly. And they are still very hard to mock.

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                          • Prompt us which js library will be chosen in the ASP.NET SPA framework/template

                            There is a set of js libraries that is suitable for ASP.NET SPA. Such as:
                            knockout.js VS backbone.js
                            sammy.js VS nav/history.js
                            ...
                            I think they cost much time to study.
                            Before release the next generation of asp.net (SPA), will you please brief us on which libraries will be chosen in the next release? So we can prepare ahead of schedule. That could be great help.
                            Thanks.

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                              For the RTM of the first version of the SPA template we will not have the tooling you suggest. However we are working on a feature that allows much more granular selection of features, libraries, etc when you create new projects and this problem will be solved in that timeframe. Thanks for the feedback!

                            • Option for sub applications to opt-out of web.config inheritance from parent application

                              Let's say I have rootapp, a web application at the root of my IIS website, and another web application under it named subapp. These two applications have nothing to do with one another, have their own app pool, etc., but just happen to exist in the same IIS website with one under the other.

                              Currently subapp will inherit web.config settings from rootapp. In some cases the subapp's web.config can conflict with that in the rootapp, and I have to do some fancy footwork to overcome issues. I also have to be mindful and remind my co-workers to be mindful that…

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                              • Make Web API Model Binding more like MVC Model Binding

                                I would be nice to be able to upload a file as part of a model to Web API like we currently can on MVC. Web API doesn't accept HttpPostedFileBase as a field type like MVC does.

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                                  • Add some check to publish action...

                                    (In the publishing wizard) check that the destination folder are not a parent folder of current solution or current project, because if the user check the flag 'delete all existing files prior to publish' all files are deleted (hence also those of solution/project).

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                                    • Include asp.net vnext globalized application template

                                      In visual studio 14, it is time that we can start to see some startup project including real globalization features, with resource file and built-in globalized validation server side and client side

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                                      • allow IntelliSense support for custom expression builders

                                        ie. for code in <asp:TextBox Text="<%$ Expression: DoSomething().ToString("n2") %>" runat="server" />

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                                        • Add AntiXss sanitizer to System.Web.Security.AntiXss

                                          ASP.NET 4.5 now includes AntiXss encoder, but sanitizer was not included. Please, port it too.

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