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  1. 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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      • 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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        • Get current identity in aspnet core app when azure app service authentication is enabled

          When using azure app service authentication with an aspnet core application, the current principal is not set like it is in .net 4.6.

          Please enable this, thx.

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          • Add Brotli Compression

            Please port the open source project to .NET and add compression middleware for ASP.NET Core: https://github.com/google/brotli.

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            • Region Support for ASPX File

              I hope in aspx file can use region like this

              <%--#region test--%>
              <div>
              <table></table>
              </div>
              <%--#endregion--%>

              and can collapse the region the same as region in cs file.

              Related post:
              https://stackoverflow.com/questions/515833/how-to-create-regions-in-an-aspx-file

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              • Don't leave IE script debugging enabled after debugging an ASP.NET site

                It seems that when debugging an ASP.NET site in IE, Visual Studio automatically turns on IE's script debugging setting.
                I assume that this is needed in order for Visual Studio to hook into the JavaScript engine and allow debugging JavaScript in VS.

                However, when I am done testing my site, I will be out browsing the web and get constantly interrupted with dialog boxes telling me about errors occurring in the pages I am visiting - pages where these error messages have no meaning to me whatsoever.
                Getting rid of these boxes essentially requires two clicks - one to check…

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                • allow overriding of the text element behavior

                  I use a Razor partial view to generate some SVG content. <text> is a valid SVG element. trying to get Razor to actually spit out that element was ridiculously hard using escapes. Also, if I reformatted the document it would break those escapes because of the line breaks.

                  Please consider for example a directive that tells the parser not to handle <text> elements or perhaps simply detecting attributes on the element and turning off the behavior. i.e. if a <text> element has attributes, they must not want it to be a Razor multi-line content block.

                  Also, I have been hearing…

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                  • Provide a more helpful message for viewstate exceptions

                    If you've ever received the following message, you know it takes FOREVER to track down the source:

                    Failed to load viewstate. The control tree into which viewstate is being loaded must match the control tree that was used to save viewstate during the previous request. For example, when adding controls dynamically, the controls added during a post-back must match the type and position of the controls added during the initial request.

                    I would like to propose that the exception message include the UniqueID of the control that failed to restore ViewState so the problem spot in the control tree can…

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                    • C# to JavaScript with AJAX, Client/Server Pure C# coding support

                      Prerequisite for this idea is first have C# to JavaScript conversion (I think this is already out like bridge.net). The goal is keep all code base in C# and be able to put both client and server side functionality in single class (viewmodel).

                      In ViewModel Class definition, use compiler directive to denote if the whole class or part of it is available in client side as well. e.g. [Available: Client|Server, Compatiblity: JavaScript]

                      Now, this class will work on server side just like it works now in MVC project to handle any server side activity and bindings to Razor/CSHTML code.

                      Plus,…

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                      • ability to see pop up preview of parent container name in long less nesting code like Webstorm

                        when you have a long nested rules in .less files it is pain currently to know what is the current css rule when you click on ending bracket.

                        in web storm when you put the mouse on the end bracket of any rule and its starting bracket is out of screen, webstorm will show you a pop preview of the name of that rule.

                        here is an image preview
                        http://postimg.org/image/4vrf13e01/

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                        • Allow the relocation of projects from a solution folder

                          If you create a project which has an associated project with it but then you want to add in another project but want the solution to now be a level up, as soon as you move the solution, the project cannot be found. You can remove the project and re-add it, when ideally you would right click on a project and tell VS where the project now exists - normally just a level down.

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                          • web.config conditional compilation constants

                            Please add the ability to specify conditional compilation constants easily in the web.config for a file system based web site. A simple declaration in the <system.web><compilation> directive would be ideal.

                            You can work around with <system.codedom><compilers> directives, but many shared hosting environments generally do not let you install your own compiler, so this should be something that you can specify without requiring these directives.

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                              • Web Deploy - Speed up FTP deployment

                                When deploying a website using FTP it's very slow compared to other FTP applications. Web Deploy should be using more than 1 connection while uploading files. Bonus points for being able to retry uploading a previously failed file.

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                                • 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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                                  • It would be awesome if you had a Gallery for websites built using MVC!

                                    It would be great if you had a gallery of websites built using MVC so people could see the power of this great tool.

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                                    • Allow control of the font when entering text (e.g. Task Description, History) on Visual Studio Online

                                      When entering text (e.g. Task Description, History) on Visual Studio Online, you have no control of the font. As you copy and paste text from emails, VS or other apps, the source font is preserved. There is no obvious way to change or reset the font. It can make the result hard to read.

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                                      • Rename ASP.NET core

                                        ASP.NET core need a rename. it is giving me a headache trying to find resources that is ASP.NET core and not ASP.NET, annoying. the best name is the one that when searched for (at the moment) in any search engine gives zero results or near zero results,thus unique.

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                                        • Refactoring for local URLs in hyperlinks

                                          VS seems to be the only web site IDE that doesn't refactor HREF links to local pages, when those pages are moved or renamed. I understand this might only be possible for non-server rendered controls or static HTML pages, but why completely ignore the other scenarios? I create thousands of pages of documentation in static HTML for compiled HTML help (CHM files) and am forced to use Dreamweaver.

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