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  1. Ruby on Rails

    In addition to PHP, support for Ruby (and Rails) would be awesome!

    466 votes
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      3 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Admin →
    • AngularJS

      Intillisense for AngularJS, and support for ng directives

      335 votes
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      • TypeScript intellisense

        WebMatrix is great and TypeScript intellisense would make it even better. Coloring is here, but without code completion it hardly can claim TypeScript support.

        294 votes
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        • Go To Definition on JavaScript file, CSS rules

          add support for "Go To Definition" on JavaScript functions across multiple files (for example: into jQuery functions), CSS rules

          281 votes
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            2 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Admin →
          • Custom PHP function access

            Hi, I have installed webMatrix 2. and made wordpress website. I made a custom php function e.g. myfunc($var,$var2) in php file. When I write function name in another PHP to call it it does not show any code intelliSense. it must show that myfunc($var,$var2) consider tow variables. Why Microsoft doesn't take intellisense architecture from NetBeans and do the right stuff.

            72 votes
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            • A menu option/status bar button to convert between encodings a la Notepad++

              At least, between ISO-8859-1 and UTF-8, but every supported encoding by Windows is preferred

              70 votes
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              • Refactoring: Update variable name

                (ported from Connect)

                In Visual Studio 2010 When selecting a variable by the cursor, all presence of this variable is highlighted in the file. And when the we try to change a variable or function name, Visual Studio prompts the user to update the name of all matching variable in the file.

                is there any possibility to add these two functions??

                --Ayman Abd El Halim

                70 votes
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                  Under Review  ·  0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Admin →
                • Auto complete/suggest image src path, classes, and more

                  It would be nice to have WebMatrix completing image source paths, classes, etc.

                  Image source path: example

                  typing: <img src="/"

                  then

                  automato complete suggesses folder <img src="/images/ "

                  suggestions files in folder: /images/1.jpg, /images/2.jpg, /images/cat.png, etc..

                  Classes: example

                  typing: $ig = new

                  then

                  automato complete suggesses: $ig = new index1, $ig = new dbsel, $ig = new jumpline, etc..

                  Also, typing: $ig->

                  then

                  automato complete suggestions: $ig->goDate(), $ig->ticketSell(), $ig->FlightTime(), etc..

                  59 votes
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                  • Customisable Syntax Formatting

                    We already have the fantastic formatting with Ctrl+K,Ctrl+D and "quote, bracket, brace" auto-closing.

                    What I would love to see is more control over specific formatting, like braces on new lines when creating a new function and a separate one for statements (if, else, select, try, catch etc.) and options such as Ctrl+K,Ctrl+D formatting removing double line-spacing or trailing/redundant white-space

                    To be clear on the exact intent I've included examples below.

                    New line function brace - disabled:
                    function doSomething()
                    {
                    //do something
                    }

                    New line function brace - enabled:
                    function doSomething(){
                    //do something
                    }

                    New line function brace - enabled
                    New…

                    55 votes
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                    • Fully support .SCSS (Sassy SASS)

                      Bring full support for .scss files. At this moment it is treated as a plain text file. I think support should have been included by default (why support .sass and not .scss is beyond my understanding), especially when WebMatrix2 lets you create .scss files by default.

                      40 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Admin →
                      • stylus

                        Please add Stylus Syntax Highlight

                        40 votes
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                        • HTML Snippets

                          To be able to add HTML snippets and download more snippets online.

                          29 votes
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                            Under Review  ·  1 comment  ·  Editor  ·  Admin →
                          • grunt

                            Add support for Grunt. I am thinking a grunt file type that would be a base grunt file and simple grunt file execution.

                            24 votes
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                              Under Review  ·  0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Admin →
                            • Section collapsing

                              Collapse the whole section. For example into:
                              @section section_name{...}

                              the same way like the functions block does.
                              @functions{...}

                              19 votes
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                                Under Review  ·  0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Admin →
                              • Memory leak

                                Please its version 3 and the Memory Leak on large files is still affecting performance.
                                It's not fun having to wait 3 to 30 seconds for nothing!

                                18 votes
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                                • 17 votes
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                                  • Provide a way to collapse all / expand all on the code folding

                                    The code folding feature is certainly a must have and already implimented, but if you have a LOT of functions (or traversing something like the JQuery library) it is very tedious to open and close each individually. I would like for a way to collapse all and open individually each function. Also, collapse on each code "level" (in other words just collapsing all functions in a class or all loops in a function, for example) would also be useful.

                                    17 votes
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                                      Under Review  ·  0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Admin →
                                    • Sort alphabetically by priority code css

                                      CSScomb

                                      Tool for sorting CSS properties in specific order. Contribute to CSScomb development by creating an account on GitHub.
                                      http://github.com/miripiruni/CSScomb

                                      16 votes
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                                      • Support for PHP frameworks like cake and symfony

                                        Is it possible for us to get mvc3 c# like approach for php development? Something similar what we have in netbeans.

                                        16 votes
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                                        • Listing defined functions.

                                          This is a simple idea. While going through a long .php file (for example) with many built-in functions, it's difficult to scroll and look around functions included. Hence, it would be much faster and user friendly approach if we can just see them on the right side all the functions listed. This would enable us to see used functions in that .php file, and also to use them where necessary in following .php files. Please consider this.

                                          13 votes
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