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  1. Add 'Publish Files' context menu item to files in pending changes window

    In the pending changes window it would be great if I could select the files, right-click and select 'publish files' from the context menu.

    This would open the publish dialog as normal and I could publish just the files that have changed.

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      under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Web Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Able to store session data both in inproc and out of process, similar to mixed mode session support.

      It will be great if we can store session data both in inproc and out of process by an application similar to mixed mode session support. So that only crutial session data will be persisted out of process and some non crutial or temp ( depending on situation ) can be stored in InProc.

      This support will be utilized by non web farm or web garden architecture.

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      • 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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          0 comments  ·  Web Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          under review  ·  Daria Grigoriu responded

          Thank you for pointing this out, we will review. WebDeploy development is currently very limited so we may not be able to address right away.

        • Extend Web Deploy to support MSI functions such as custom actions

          With the removal of the Web Setup/Windows Setup projects from Visual Studio there is a gap in the application deployment process where web/windows solutions that need to perform additional installation tasks are difficult to implement.

          The old technique was to write a web setup project (MSI) and then implement a custom action assembly that performed the additional work during installation time (such as custom event queues, installing windows services, modifying config files etc). Web deploy does not appear to have this functionality (it is not visible if it is there) which is important in an enterprise environment.

          Also, the provided…

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            0 comments  ·  Web Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • add intellisense support for DynamicControl's DataField property when used with ItemType

            example:
            <asp:FormView runat="server" ID="fv1" DefaultMode="Insert" ItemType="Product" InsertMethod="fv1_InsertItem">
            <InsertItemTemplate>

            <asp:TextBox runat="server" ID="txt1" Text="<%# BindItem.Name %>"></asp:TextBox>

            <asp:DynamicControl runat="server" ID="TextBox1" DataField="Name" Mode="Insert"></asp:DynamicControl>

            I would like to see Intellisense in DataField propery like it is in Text property.

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              0 comments  ·  Tooling  ·  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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              • In you Model class use using System.Runtime.Serialization;

                In your Model class reference it to using System.Runtime.Serialization;

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                    under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Compiler  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Make SecUtility and other utility classes public rather than internal sealed

                    I'm trying to build my own role provider for ASP.NET that supports nested hierarchies for roles - like Active Directory, but SQL-based (as an LDAP server is somewhat overkill for my needs, and yes I've seen the new stuff about Windows Azure AD services).

                    Having reflected (using ILSpy) the deault SqlRoleProvider to keep my code almost identical, I find that most of the classes utilised in there, such as System.Web.Util.SecUtility for parameter checking, System.Web.DataAccess.SqlConnectionHolder for attaching a SQL connection to an HttpContext for application re-use, and System.Web.SR for string resources, are all marked as internal (and in some instances sealed),…

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                      under review  ·  2 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add better support for ConfigurationManager's ability to modify web.config

                      WebConfigurationManager (and ConfigurationManager) throw exceptions when trying to load a web.config in anything less than High Trust environments. The sole reason for this being that the local web.config is merged all the way down from the machine-level web.configs, via any parent applications in IIS.

                      Better idea: put all inherited configs into a read-only dictionary at runtime (rather than putting the ConfigurationManager settings into a dictionary, which is what actually happens, therefore preventing writing back of a .config file to disk after modifying a setting). When the web.config is loaded at runtime, take the inherited settings dictionaries, apply them to the…

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                        under review  ·  0 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 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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                        • Intellisense in html editor

                          using bundling technique into webforms applications, i lose the intellisense on the bootstrap's classes.
                          Thanks!

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                            0 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • You've gone a long way with VS SQL support ... Now, we need much better support for Azure Table Storage

                            We need help in reducing the amount of time to code for Azure Table Storage and deal with table storage in the IDE. I'd like to see and modify entities and tables right from the IDE ... building the functionality of software like ClumsyLeaf's TableXplorer right into VS. Also, it would be nice to have more/better support in data source controls and data-bound controls for table storage data and keys. It's all very LOW level right now and takes quite a while to code for Azure Table Storage relative to coding against SQL/SQL Azure storage. [Also, btw ... can you…

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                            • I have a great idea..... why don't you stop helping this knock offs getting info on how to hack us and take over our computers with their co

                              you suck microsoft I paid out the yahuu to keep someone out PAID YOU and you tell the HOW to GET PAST THAT THEY NOW CONTROL MY COMPUTER

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                              • Allow clearing of client ScrollPosition value as a Page Method

                                There is currently no server-side way to clear the values set by the Page.MaintainScrollPositionOnPostback property.

                                The only way to "reset" the client scroll position is a messy javascript injection hack. Can a method be included to clear the scroll position, e.g.
                                Page.ClearScrollPosition
                                Page.ClearScrollPositionX
                                Page.ClearScrollPositionY

                                Alternative can the internal method LoadScrollPosition (
                                http://referencesource.microsoft.com/#System.Web/xsp/system/Web/UI/Page.cs#4f5017a57b4c846d) be overrideable?

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                                • Incorporate "Fluent Design" controls into ASP.NET Web Apps

                                  Current web apps require a significant amount of customization to make them look modern. Imitating the functionality of the new WIndows 10 apps should be built into ASP.NET. Expensive products like Telerik are flourishing from this shortcoming. With the introduction of more fluently designed Windows apps, it would be helpful to give developers the tools to design apps like those in the demos.

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                                  • add asp.net core local language template

                                    Everytime I create a new asp.net core project,the default language for identity and UI are all english,it's really annoying for other language people

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                                      • extend User control to easy integrante with Bind, eval, etc.

                                        Allow the VS Community 17, to generate "simple" server controls. Allowing bind / eval events, etc. in an easy way. and generate them as dll so you can share them.
                                        O, .... something like extending the user controls (ascx) allowing bindearlos to data, to place them within Gridviews, formviews, etc ..

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                                        • autogenerate bindingRedirects using configSection or fully autogenerate web.config allowing it to be added it to .gitignore

                                          There are various issues with web.config being committed. For the most part, various configuration which can be automatically generated or depends on external factors currently goes into web.config and the user is required to commit web.config. It would be much easier if it were built and it were possible to place the built web.config or the built portion of the web.config into .gitignore while committing the non-generated portion.

                                          One common issue with web.config is that any project using it cannot benefit from automatic `<bindingRedirect/>` generation. Binding redirects must be written manually by the user or by VisualStudio when clicking on…

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