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  1. Intellisense for AngularJS

    I know it's going to be tough to go against the KO that is already in there... but I'm just saying would be preeetttttyyy sweeeet.

    579 votes
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    • Auto-Precompile Handlebars Templates

      Add the ability to auto-precompile handlebars templates (Just like auto compile LESS and CoffeeScript)

      82 votes
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      • Add ReactJS JSX support

        React JSX has embedded html in javascript. Provide support for JSX syntax in javascript.

        2,705 votes
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        • Ignore the generated files of TypeScript compiler, do not add them to Visual Studio

          Do not add the .js and .map files to Visual Studio project, since I don't want to check those file to the source control.

          3 votes
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          • Output folder for .css files

            A way to define your own output folder for the created .css files - can be in a different folder than the original .less file.

            9 votes
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            • Command line tool for recompiling bundles

              It will be nice to have ability to recompile bundles on the server with some kind of simple command line tool without need to install visual studio and web essentials.

              96 votes
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              • Add option to minify css and js on build

                Here's the situation.

                Two developers make a change to the same javascript file or stylesheet. They are using the minify on save option.

                Dev 1 checks in to TFS

                Dev 2 goes to check in to TFS and gets a conflict. TFS can't merge the minified file because all it contains is one very large line of code.

                So, in order to resolve this, Dev 2 has to either accept the server version or his local version, then open the non-minified file and "touch" it so that minification gets kicked off again on the merged file.

                And if he forgets,…

                3 votes
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                • Bundling folders instead of individual files

                  I would like to specify folders - that would add all css and js files underneath that give folder - instead of individual files.

                  72 votes
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                  • add option to disable browser compatibility warnings in CSS

                    with the advent of the wonderful autoprefixer, now that I don't need to put all the vendor specific CSS rules in, I have zero need to see browser compatibiity warnings in the editor ("Add missing vendor specifc properties...). Please add an option to turn this off, since it is no longer needed with autoprefixer enabled.

                    27 votes
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                    • Support Traceur in addition to CoffeeScript, TypeScript, etc.

                      Just another in the long list of transpilers, I know. However, it's a great way to get ES6/7 support out of JavaScript without making the leap to a completely new language.

                      157 votes
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                      • Support solution-specific tslint.json settings

                        I've tried creating a file besides my web project, without success. I've tried creating a file besides my solution file, without success.

                        This is a necessary feature since we want to tweak the rules in a team environment.

                        3 votes
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                        • less and js compilation on vs 2015

                          It was suggested before, and marked as completed.
                          But the suggested tools are not working like WE did (compiling less or minifying js when existing files exist), and takes away from the integration my team had when we all used vs 2013.
                          Yea, gulp/grunt will be better, but for that my team needs to learn it, and for now they just rather stay with vs 2013 and do things like they know how.
                          Please keep this feature, even as an option that is turned off by default.

                          6 votes
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                          • 148 votes
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                            • Add support for BabelJS (6to5)

                              6to5 (now BabelJS) is becoming the new standard for raw ES6 transpilation, producing more readable code than Traceur. Web essentials should add support for BabelJs by using a configurable extension.

                              220 votes
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                              • Provide support for ESLint

                                ESLint - http://eslint.org/ - is a JavaScript linting tool that supports plugins meaning that folks can write their own linting rules.

                                This allows people to write framework/library-specific rules or team-specific rules that wouldn't be implemented by more general purpose tools like ESLint.

                                76 votes
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                                • Requirejs intellisense for modules

                                  Add intellisense for modules written in the AMD pattern

                                  200 votes
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                                  • Compile On Build builds all LESS files with CSS file *references* in csproj (rather than requiring the actual file to exist)

                                    On our project, we use LESS and do not check our generated CSS files into source control. However we *do* include references to the CSS files in csproj. This gives us better intellisense in views for CSS class names, etc.

                                    This means that when a dev checks out the project for the first time the CSS is referenced but missing. It would be great if Compile On Build knew to regenerate all such files on the first build. Sort of analogous to NuGet Package Restore.

                                    At the moment it seems that Compile On Build requires an actual file to exist…

                                    24 votes
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                                    • Feature request - Ability to invoke Web Essentials features from MS Build

                                      I have 2 questions.

                                      1) Is there a plan to provide the ability to invoke Web Essentials features via MS Build? If so when would this happen. In my opinion this is an important feature. For example we would like to treat the output of the JS bundles like we do DLLs and not check in that auto generated output. At this time we are forced to check it into source control and trust that when developers check in their JS changes that they also check in the minified JS changes as well which I think is a risk. I…

                                      12 votes
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                                      • Add an option to omit generated files (css, etc) from the Visual Studio project.

                                        This is a serious limitation. Forcing the CSS to always be included in the project causes it to be part of source control management - causing a lot of changes being tracked in source control that DO NOT need to be tracked, merged, etc. This could be an optional setting with the default being the current functionality. Take a look at TypeScript for an example. The TS file is included in the project, but the JavaScript is not included. This makes sense because JS files are part of the build and the developer should be focused on TypeScript. The same…

                                        143 votes
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                                        • restore less compilation on save/build for vs 2015

                                          Less compilation should continue to work for older asp projects. ie not asp vnext..

                                          I cannot find any way to compile the less files in these.

                                          22 votes
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