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2018-07-15T09:16:00Z

What needs improvement with Microsoft Visual Studio?

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Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Microsoft Visual Studio.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

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Top 5Real User

I think that because it integrates many tools into one interface the startup is very slow. It would be nice if the startup speed could be improved. Maybe in the future, they can provide a better, lighter interface or something based in the cloud. It would be on Azure, for example, or other cloud providers. But I do not think Microsoft will have native support with AWS. We have not only purchased the Visual Studio, but we also subscribed to MSDN (Microsoft Developer Network). I like that this way we can always have the latest updates. All the products from Microsoft always have the most up-to-date functionality.

2020-09-27T04:09:54Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

There are some features that I have yet to explore and it would be helpful to have more information about what is available and how it works.

2020-07-19T08:15:39Z
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Top 10Real User

I think the file installations could be improved because they're very heavy and I'd like to see the solution support Python for developing purposes.

2020-07-15T07:11:00Z
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Top 5Real User

If you use the professional edition, you can do unit testing much easier. You can do mock-ups and tasks of that nature. It would be nice if they made that available on the community edition as well. There needs to be a feature upgrade, especially for the free features. They might have done so in the past or over the last few years. Still, it would be nice it if happened more often. During some research into the product, I've discovered that they are trying to apply AI, as well as machine learning. This would be a welcome edition. They will most likely be advanced features. That means they won't be free. However, maybe in the future, they will be, given that enough time passes. Technical support needs to be improved. Right now, it's not great.

2020-06-21T08:08:13Z
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I would only say the deployment outline can be improved. We have shifted away from using Team Foundation Server, because it didn't work for our company. We shifted over to the Git approach and I do know that the Team Foundation Server has Git support. But we decided to rather go with GitLab as our main platform. In terms of more support I would like to have the ability to plug into other open source pools. I know that it's focused towards the whole Microsoft Suite so it's more geared towards the Team Foundation Server, but if they can add more support to pools, that would be great.

2019-08-26T06:42:00Z
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Real User

The reporting services are quite limited in terms of features and need to be improved. I would like to see installation and packaging features added to the next release of this solution.

2019-08-13T10:41:00Z
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Top 10LeaderboardReal User

A kind of tutorial page should be embedded in the software to enable first-time users learn more without the help of an expert. A page to explain most of the language syntax.

2019-04-08T19:56:00Z
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Real User

Support for spell checking comments should be inbuilt and automatically installed.

2019-04-02T03:49:00Z
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Real User

I would like to see support for rapid application development. For example, if I am developing a new project, I am repeating many similar steps again and again and again. But the platform could do this easily, instead of me. It would save me time. This is something I would like to have in Microsoft Visual Studio, to have it take over repetitive tasks from me.

2018-07-15T09:16:00Z
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