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  1. Reverse engineer model from database: VS wizard

    Bring it back for ASP.NET CORE in Visual Studio

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      0 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Give Visual Studio users/developers the full power of Visual Studio when developing Asp.Net Core apps

      Developing Asp.Net Core apps with Visual Studio feels like we are working with a simple basic IDE. We can't use Visual Studios full power with Asp.Net Core. I don't know what you are planing for the future, but for now, we are missing a lot of Visual Studios features.

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        1 comment  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Provide a true WYSWYG tool

        The show stopper for web development is GUI. Provide a drag drop feature rich true WYSWYG that plays well with major products. The current functionality is horrible. There are countless examples of such functionality on the web.

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        • Separate thing between Visual Studio Asp.Net developers and VS Code Developers

          Separate things between Visual Studio and VS Code Asp.Net Core Developers. Don't mix things up in the same documentation how to do things in VS 2015 and VS Code. We VS developers don't want to care how the other developers do stuff, we want to stay in our VS without opening any other tool or anything.

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            0 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • ConfigureAwait(false) by default

            When you don't need to have full control over your thread pool context while using the async/await pattern, it is recommended that we always use ConfigureAwait(false) for various reasons (see article: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/jj991977.aspx).

            I find that the cases when you need control over the context are very rare.

            I want to suggest that ConfigureAwait(false) is used by default when doing async/await to simplify the coding process.

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              0 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Make the ASP.NET WebPages model with Razor a Stand-alone core of DotNet

              The Webpages model is very mature and easy to use, and it is for these same reasons that PHP is very popular. It would be great if the WebPages model gets to be a different part of the the dotnet core.
              Web Pages would be freed from the confusion it presently is now, and help to leapfrog the model to popular appeal. And besides, there's nothing that PHP or the others can do that WebPages can't do; and best of all it has the full power of DotNet framework. For instance, while PHP programmers are overjoyed that OOP features had…

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                0 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Close this forum.

                Thanks ASP.NET forums team. If your forum can't help the user, then you should close the forum. This is a genuine question but you can't und

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                • Make it easier to sign into an account when outside of the country of origin. Do you think I can remember old passwords? Security Qu is enuf

                  Make it easier to sign into an account when outside of the country of origin. Do you think I can remember old passwords? Security Qu is enuf

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                    0 comments  ·  Web Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Asp.Net Core with database first

                    It was very easy to work with existing databases in Asp.Net MVC 5, by just adding an Ado.Net Data Entity. Now we don't have this luxury anymore! We must add the models of an existing database by writing commands in the Visual Studio package console, and not having the option to choose with what tables, views, etc from the database we want to work (to get in out projects). Give us this luxury back on visual studio.

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                      0 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Return the Single Startup and IIS Express Continue Functionality

                      VS 2015 E Upd 2, seems all web projects in a solution start in IIS Express now regardless of the 'Single startup project' setting. If the selected 'Single startup project' is a web app it gets stopped in IIS Express when debugging session is over and others continue to run.

                      I have always relied on having my IIS Express web site to run after a code debugging session so that I can say test an API via PostMan or view\test site in others browsers. I don't need all web app starting up to waste resources.

                      Can we bring back (fix)…

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                        0 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Step-by-step tutorial: MVC 5 C# + EF (database first) with Dependency Injection

                        I have followed the MVC 5 and EF 6 tutorials on MVA, but we need a continuation -- whether it's written or by video. When you auto-scaffold a controller from a model, it "just works" but it's also tightly-coupled. The existing "help" on the topic is fragmented, contradictory, and confusing with a whole lot of "you coulds" that stop just short of being useable for learning. A complete step-by-step from creating the MVC project to "your controller is now loosely-coupled and testable" would be an invaluable learning tool. Before you say, "But there are lots of resources out there," ask…

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                          0 comments  ·  Web Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add a RenderEditorFor helper for performance

                          ASP.NET MVC's HTML Helper has both "RenderPartial" and "Partial" - the difference being RenderPartial will write directly to the output stream, but Partial will render to a string, which is then usually written to the output stream.

                          ASP.NET MVC also has the handy EditorFor helper which does some templating magic for form fields, however it renders to a string - there is no "RenderEditorFor" which would also write directly to the output stream for increased performance.

                          I could reimplement my own helper which does this, but I'd like to see an official implementation.

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                            0 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • IDE Visual Studio 2015: Organize the project with mvc areas should be easy.

                            Because VS2015 doesn't show the option "add areas" when I try to customize Tools context menu / add commands.
                            I've been looking for a method to show it but I have not found

                            Is there a procedure ?

                            Thanks.

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                              0 comments  ·  Tooling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Download asp.net downloads Azure SDK and bits - What the heck!

                              Download asp.net downloads Azure SDK and bits - What the heck!
                              The web installer than doesn't have any ability to select subset of items, in my case just asp.net code. Very poor experience.

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                                0 comments  ·  Tooling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                  0 comments  ·  Documentation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Enable ASP.Net scaffolding to generate CRUD data based on another class rather than only EF DbContext

                                  Today ASP.Net project scaffolding only allow you to select a entity model class + Entity Framework DbContext-based class in order to generate the operations on view and controller.

                                  We have a class that we call "Business Layer" that holds the instance of the DbContext EF code-first class. This layer contains all necessary business logic for that specific business domain, including CRUD and validations. We would like to be able to generate scaffold based on this class instead of rather have to point directly to DbContext.

                                  Maybe if ASP.Net MVC has an Interface which basic CRUD operations, it would be able…

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                                    under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Tooling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • EnableMSDeployAppOffline - AppOfflineTemplate

                                    For WebDeploy you can specify <EnableMSDeployAppOffline> in the .pubxml file but this will generate a default app_offline.htm file that you cannot modify. Just provide an option for a template like <AppOfflineTemplate>

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                                      4 comments  ·  Web Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Run t4 files on "Build time" natively.

                                      In Visual Studio Run t4 files on "Build time" as an option in the file Properties (F4), without using any dependencies. I know that "Tangible T4 Editor" do this with the Pro version.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Tooling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • ASP.NET Identity membership DB Tool to mangage users, roles needed

                                        A simple user interface tool is needed to create and manage Users and Roles with ASP.NET Identity. Please port the ASP.NET Web Site Administration Tool ( http://www.asp.net/web-forms/tutorials/deployment/deploying-web-site-projects/users-and-roles-on-the-production-website-cs ) to work with the new ASP.NET Identity membership DB

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                                          5 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • WebDeploy: Make use of zlib and use compression!!

                                          One by one file copying is a dealbreaker. Please opt for zlib to compress the whole package, push the tarball, untar it on target and post the result back at once. We don't need one by one file transfer status.

                                          At least provide an option for it, if people are dumb enough to realize what they don't need! It takes us MINUTES to publish the dam thing on our staging from other country.

                                          zlib (http://zlib.net/) is used by the whole non-Microsoft world. Node and many other platforms and open software make use of it. It compiles fine on…

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