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  1. Better UpdatePanel, True Ajax

    True Ajax UpdatePanel. Right now there is to much data sent and received

    236 votes
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  2. Make the MVP Pattern a 1st Class Citizen

    Make the Model-View-Presenter pattern a 1st class citizen in ASP.NET/Visual studio, to combine the testability of MVC with the benefits of the WebForm abstraction layer.

    220 votes
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  3. support multiple runat="server" forms in Web Forms pages

    Allow for Web Forms pages to contain multiple server-side forms rather than just one. This allows for much better accessibility and usability in the pages.

    192 votes
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  4. WPF-like data-binding syntax with declarative & imperative support

    As per David Fowler's prototype, support for binding to other other control properties and properties on data objects using a WPF-like syntax (declarative) or from code-behind (imperative).

    130 votes
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    This type of data-binding system is actually possible to add today thanks to the introduction of the ControlBuilderInterceptor class in .NET 4.5.

  5. Support Razor in aspx pages :)

    It would be a very great future to use Razor and html helpers even in an asp.net aspx project pages. ( not only in mvc project)

    96 votes
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  6. Provide minified version from ajax.aspnetcdn.com

    Please provide the minified version of the

    //ajax.aspnetcdn.com/ajax/4.6/1/WebForms.js
    //ajax.aspnetcdn.com/ajax/4.6/1/MicrosoftAjax.js //ajax.aspnetcdn.com/ajax/4.6/1/MicrosoftAjaxWebForms.js

    and the others js.

    Thanks

    61 votes
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  7. Provide an way to easily minify webresource.axd resource data

    Currently it appears that ScriptResource.axd is minified automatically as long as your not in debug mode. Webresource.axd is not. Can you either automatically minify webresource.axd data in release mode or provide another good mechanism to minify (and compress) it? Right now webresource.axd is some of our biggest resources on our pages.

    36 votes
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  8. Provide Web Forms Rules Engine similar to InfoPath

    Provide a Web Forms Rules Engine for creating ASP.Net Web Forms that can be completely designed through a User Interface/GUI in a manner similar to InfoPath.

    35 votes
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  9. ASPX/ASCX preprocessor

    It would be so nice to have a possibility to apply arbitrary transformations to text content of aspx/ascx files before compiling them. This will open a way for a lot of interesting code-generation techniques.

    For example, it would allow for folks that don't like runat="server" not to write this attribute. Instead of this they would just be able to use a simple transformation that will add this attribute to any tag with a namespace prefix.

    31 votes
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  10. Give the asp:Repeater a DataKeyNames property

    Please add a DataKeyNames property to the asp:Repeater control so that ID values (etc) can be stored/retrieved for each RepeaterItem.

    28 votes
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  11. Auto Format needs to use CSS styles in WebForms

    Current Auto Format option uses ugly in-line server control styling. How about changing this to use CSS classes and client-side CSS styles in a style-sheet instead.

    27 votes
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    This is a great idea. We’re looking at ways we might provide this type of functionality out-of-band using NuGet, rather than updating the in-the-box Auto Format tooling as our timelines for the next version don’t allow us to take on such a large item.

  12. datagrid modern HTML/Design and Jquery

    the datagrid Features are quite ok, But the wizards and the generated HTML ist still the 2.0 stuff.
    Webforms is still the fastest way to bring data to the browser. If you dont need full control or tests webforms should get some design improvements, html code optimizations and jquery Background refresh.

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    The GridView and ListView controls allow for quite a lot of customization when it comes to what they render. Is your suggestion particularly focusing on the markup generated by the wizards in Visual Studio or the HTML generated by the control at runtime itself?

  13. Make controls be able to use a json data source

    For example, enter the url to a Web Api method in the SelectMethod of a control

    9 votes
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  14. Make the System.Web.UI.INonBindingContainer interface public

    I need to implement the INonBindingContainer interface on my custom controls for the same reason that standard controls do (so that data binding expressions work properly on naming containers that aren't binding containers), but this currently isn't possible because the interface is currently marked internal.

    7 votes
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  15. Provide a URL authorization API

    This will allow programmatic configuration of the authorization controlling access to URLs, rather than having to specify the rules at design time in the Web.config

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  16. Enable fixed Gridview Header on top ever

    Add an property to fix a Gridview Header in the top ever.

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