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  1. 1 vote
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    • GPU

      Increase the reach of the Parallel namespace so that it can utilise existing GPGPU hardware if available (and downscale gracefully if not). Maybe an overloaded call to something like Parallel.For[Each] with a simple boolean flag indicating whether to try and utilise the GPU.

      There are existing open source 3rd party implementations that do this such as CUDA.NET but they have a much higher learning curve. Something like the above would allow developers to embrace GPU programming with very little work, much the same way that the Parallel extensions did for multi-core CPUs.

      6 votes
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      • 1 vote
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        • Make a managed class containing all APIs declarations

          Instead of "Pinvoking" each time the functions

          3 votes
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          • 1 vote
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            • 6 votes
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              • 3 votes
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                • Mixed-access auto implemented properties like in C#

                  There should be a way to translate this to VB (one liner! }:)

                  public int MyProperty { private get; protected set; }

                  32 votes
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                  • Allow implicit interface implementation like in C#

                    This is very VERY essential to EF developers who have the implementend properties as part of the generated entity and can't address them to the interface.
                    I've also posted a connection to MS Connect: http://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/feedback/details/454529

                    32 votes
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                    • using the API of Master Data Services(SQL Server2008)inASP

                      How I can create Model, Entity & Attributes in MDS via Web-Application and how I can work with attribute values (select, update, edit or delete the values)

                      4 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Admin →
                      • 23 votes
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                        • 9 votes
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                          • 6 votes
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                            • 5 votes
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                              • 3 votes
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                                • 4 votes
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                                  • Windows Phone 7 Training Kit for Developers

                                    VB code examples in the hands-on-labs (solutions and lab manuals).

                                    Windows Phone 7 Training Kit for Developers - RTM Refresh: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=ca23285f-bab8-47fa-b364-11553e076a9a

                                    14 votes
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