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  1. 4 votes
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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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            under review  ·  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 →
            • 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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                  0 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 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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                    under review  ·  0 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 3 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 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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                        0 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  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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                        • Web app complying to PageSpeed Insight

                          Make default web apps have a reasonable PageSpeed Insight. Currently a .Net Core Web App gives 69/100 on mobile and 84/100 on desktop, mainly complaining about JQuery and Bootstrap.

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                            0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 3 votes
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                              under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • When updating project.json by the NuGet package manager the order should be preserved

                              When updating packages in project.json by using the NuGet package manager in Visual Studio the order of the dependencies in project.json are changed.

                              It would be helpful if the order could be preserved.
                              Both when reviewing what has changed and to reduce the risk of merge conflicts when merging project.json files.

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                                0 comments  ·  Tooling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Multiline parameters code format (Ctrl+k,Ctrl+d)

                                In MVC 4 project open App_Start\RouteConfig.cs file and paste the following:

                                routes.MapRoute(
                                name: "MyName",
                                url: "MyName/{action}/{id}",
                                defaults: new { action = "Index", id = UrlParameter.Optional }
                                );

                                You will notice the multi-lined parameter list is not formatted correctly (with 4 space indentation bias). Pressing Ctrl+K,Ctrl+D won't work either.

                                3 votes
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                                  under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Tooling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • typos

                                  Add the following highlighed markup.

                                  typos : highlighed to hilighted.

                                  3 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Documentation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Include coverage of Unit Testing support, both MSTest and xUnit testing.

                                    Testing should be a major bullet point for your sample projects

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                                    • Make WebDeploy faster for back to back publishes

                                      Webdeploy should not copy all the files to obj folder on every publish until there has been a change in the project any where. For example I have to publish on subdomain back to back it takes hours to complete most of the time is spent on copying files to obj folder which is unnecessary. Thank

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                                        0 comments  ·  Web Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • BRING BACK THE PROJECT.JSON FILE!

                                        Please find a way to migrate with MS Build with the project.json file. I LOVED the auto-complete, the simplicity, not needing to specify files, and how you could install packages via AUTO-COMPLETE. Amazing steps forward and a massive step back with .Net core 1.1. Make development fun again!

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                                          0 comments  ·  Tooling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • New ASP.NET Core Web App - Breaks when Update Nuget Packages

                                          When I create a brand new project and go to "manage nuget packages" I see that I have 15-16 updates. I've not touched a single line of code at all whatsoever. If I update all of those nuget packages... I can no longer work with the project as it breaks and if I had written any code, all broken. I get the errors, "Cannot find runtim target for framework '.NETCoreApp, Version=v1.0' compatible with one of the target runtimes: etc." & 1. The project has not been restored or restore failed - run 'dotnet restore' & 2. The project does not…

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