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  1. 対応言語の違うWPSDKとExpression Blendの共存

    Windows Phone SDKとExpression Blendが同じ言語でないと動作しない点を解決してほしいです。(VSの方はなんとかしようがあるので)
    Expression Blendは機能名とXAMLのタグ名が直結しているため、可能な限りUS版を使用したいと思って英語版のライセンスを購入しています。
    また、β版SDKなどが出るたびにUSにしたり日本語にしたりと大騒ぎになってしまうのも勘弁してほしいところです。

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    • タイルの自由度を増やしてほしい

      Xbox Liveのタイルが行っているのような、自由なアニメーションができるようにして欲しいです。

      難しい場合は、複数のタイル(StandardTileData)をキューに入れて15秒間隔毎に更新されるようなものを希望したいです。
      またタイルが切り替わる際は、アニメーションを選択できると尚良いです。

      よろしくお願いします。

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      • Instagram App

        Please create an Instagram app. Do your best to get this app! Thank you.

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          0 comments  ·  Communication APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • To use the search button for any application

          To use the search button for any application in order to avoir to add everytime a custom search functionality

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            1 comment  ·  Dev Center + Store  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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            • reporting

              We need reports that will show us information about from where comes users. For example from web site, another app "same apps", from store, from same publisher link and etc and ability to calculate convertion rate from views to trial, from views to buy.

              It will give us idea from where comes all users and tune for example description of app if there is low conversion rate.

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              • option to show internaional reviews in marketplace

                why shouldn't I as user be able to see reviews made by people from other countries??
                Here in Denmark there aren't that many wp users yet, so a lot of apps will show up in the marketplace without any reviews, -even though you can see in apptracker that there exist some reviews...

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                  0 comments  ·  Dev Center + Store  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Battery-Consumption API

                  During my current app & game development, I'd like to see how much the current version of my app is draining from the battery in % per hour.

                  That way, I could tune my app in order to save battery life.
                  Therefore I request a Battery-Consumption API.

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                    0 comments  ·  Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • MVVM Better Command Binding Support

                    Better support for Commands for all controls, allowing to bind a Command in the ViewModel to any event from a supported control in XAML, without having to use third party tools such as MVVM Light. (no offense MVVM Light ;) )

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                      0 comments  ·  XAML APIs (Silverlight-style)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow to renew expired subscription

                      Allow us developers to renew our expired subscriptions.

                      Currently, after 30 days of expiration, we can't renew with our original accounts.

                      I've asked the support, they said me that I have to create another subscription with another live account, and after it, ask them to migrate apps and related data. But he also said that NOT all of the data would be possible to transfer, like "reporting".

                      Well, the big deal for me is that I won't to create another account. It's not healthy to keep several accounts that means nothing, specially ones that you just had to create because…

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                      • add missing css touch features to mobile ie10

                        Some especially for mobile useful CSS features like ms-scroll-chaining, snap-points and several others are missing from the phone version of ie10, which cripples the touch experience and requires additional and less smooth js libraries. It's especially frustrating while developing native html based apps.

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                        • Create hardware ratings

                          I suggest to create hardware ratings, like ones in Winows 7 (WEI), for the smartphone in order to help both users and developers to match hardware with apps or games.
                          I think that this ratings will even enable developers to create different versions of the same app pointing to specific hardware.

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                          • interactive tiles

                            I hope I can pause or play music on live tiles。

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                              0 comments  ·  Controls  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • マーケットプレースの購入ボタンをタップ後「本当にアプリを購入しますか?」等の確認が必要

                              アプリを購入されたユーザ様より、「購入する気はなかったが、ミスで購入ボタンに触れたら購入に至った。確認なしに購入させるのは、アプリ製作者として非道徳的」とのお叱りを受けました。

                              私自身も、開発中に間違って購入ボタンをタップしたら、すぐに購入になってしまった記憶がございます。(幸い、使えるアプリだったので良かったですが)

                              詳細やレビューを縦スクロールしている過程で、購入ボタンにミスタッチする可能性は非常に高いですから、なんらかの対策を施していただけますよう、お願い申し上げます。

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                              • DeviceNetworkInformation.IsWiFiEnabled always returns false

                                After GDR2 update on my Lumia 820 and 520 devices checking DeviceNetworkInformation.IsWiFiEnabled within application returns false independently of actual WiFi availability.

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                                • bluetooth support for windows phone 8 emulator

                                  i wish the wp8 emulator could use laptop or pc bluetooth capability to interact with real device bluetooth

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                                  • Integrate one note to dialer and other native apps and Expose api of OneNote so that 3rd party apps can push info

                                    I love one note because of its fast cross platform sync, i feel when i am on a call and want to take notes, adding a button in the dialer (Loudspeaker, mute, hold, add call.. ) to open OneNote will help me open it easily. When it is opened from a call, then OneNote can get information on the call details (Person who is on call, time etc) which would enable easier understanding. Similarly this idea could be thought through for integration of One Note with other Native applications like Camera, Messaging etc

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                                        0 comments  ·  SDK - Tools + Templates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Remove silverlight from the WP dev center website

                                        Silverlight doesn't work properly in IE 11, so I cannot upload xap files using IE 11. I have to switch to google Chrome to publish Windows Phone Apps. I get the following message: You don't have a supported version of silverlight installed. To get the latest version....

                                        If I try to update silverlight I recieve the message: The same version is already installed. Silverlight is enabled, etc

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                                        • natural language input from Cortana to App Launch

                                          Currently, if Cortana launches an app, the app knows that Cortana launched it, and if the launch was via speech or text. Great stuff.
                                          Now, since Cortana does this already, please pass us the parsed NLP string, with identified pronouns, with grammatical breakdown. This must already be done anyway, so just give it us so that we can gain the advantage of its use without having to create the same in our apps.
                                          Pronoun identification alone would give us so much context, but grammatical breakdown would also assist. This would put Windows so far above the competition it isn't funny,…

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