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  1. Provide MD5 hashes/checksums for current moden.ie test VMs

    I maintain some scripts to do automatic, headless testing of our web apps on Internet Explorer using your wonderful VMs from the modern.ie portal.

    Currently the workflow of the testing is split apart in two major phases:
    1. An integration testing platform that takes a customized modern.ie VM and opens IE and runs some automated, headless tests of our web application after each successful build.
    2. A meta-script that downloads a VM from the modern.ie portal and runs some additional customizations (such as adding internal certificates, etc.) needed by our testing platform. This meta script then exports the customized VM…

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      0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      You can use the following endpoint:
      https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/api/tools/vms/

      This is the JSON we use to know what to download and contains the links to everything. The links to the VMs change each time there is a new version. E.g.:

      https://az792536.vo.msecnd.net/vms/VMBuild_20180425/Parallels/MSEdge/MSEdge.Win10.Parallels.zip

      VMBuild_20180425 is the part that will change.

      The JSON also has links to the sums of each file if you are interested.

      Hope this helps!

    • Dock tools

      Add ability to dock Developer Tools to the current window.

      133 votes
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        16 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 41 votes
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        • console.table

          It provides a way to display an array or an object as a table in Console.

          https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/Console.table

          168 votes
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          • Auto start network recording as an option

            Enable auto-capture as an option, but to not remove the option to manually control when capturing should take place.

            7 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Reworked Developer Tool Navigation

              vertical tabs are just awful - I need to scroll from top to bottom every time... please, no.

              Description edited by Andy Sterland (MSFT)
              We really appreciate the feedback on F12 and your passion for a better F12. We’d like the user voice suggestions to be actionable items that developers can vote and provide feedback and we can implement :). This idea is a bit to vague for us to act on. After all just redoing the tools won’t make them better in of itself. However there is a concrete action item out of this which is to improve the…

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                15 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Thanks for the feedback. We sure appreciate the challenges of the current vertical navigation menu and we’ve started work to change it to a more traditional horizontal tab model. There’s some mockups of the new design over at: http://i.imgur.com/rUc561N.png. You can provide feedback on them here on User Voice or on twitter IEDevTools and iedevtoolsmicrosoft.com

                Update 12/9:
                We just shipped the updated navigation in the latest Windows Update. Read more at:
                http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ie/archive/2014/12/09/announcing-the-redesigned-f12-developer-tools-interface.aspx

              • Cookie inspection and editing

                This feature would allow the inspection and modification of all cookies relevant to the current page via a tabular view in F12.

                Proposed Design
                - New item in file picker "Cookies"
                - Once opened all cookies relevant to the page (based on top URL) will be displayed in a grid with columns for; name, value, domain, path, expires time, HTTP (only), Secure (only)
                - Grid is fully editable
                - Options to clear all cookies and session cookies

                61 votes
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                  5 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  In Edge cookies are now show in the file picker of the F12 debugger. To see cookies just open F12, go to the debugger and open the file picker (ctrl+o or folder icon) and you will see a folder node for cookies under which each will be a number of nodes for each page. Clicking on the node will open up a grid view of all the cookies relevant to that page the grid is editable so cookies can be updated and deleted.

                • Bind Ctrl-R to Page Refresh

                  Match Chrome and Firefox dev tools to reload page on Ctrl-R.

                  7 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • developer tools - bring back css tab and put it into Sources tab like Chrome does

                    Please improve developer tools to be as better as Chrome's.
                    - move navigation to top instead of being at left side, and spell out the tab name
                    - put all sources (js, css, etc.) into one tab - Sources
                    - Data previewer for ajax response, e.g. json viewer
                    - Just learn from Chrome how to make it better

                    111 votes
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                      6 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • CSS Source Map Support

                      This feature would enable support in the debugger for source mapped files to be shown in place of a CSS file and for the DOM Explorer to show links to the source mapped file.

                      Proposed Design
                      - In the DOM Explorer any link to a CSS file that is source mapped should be shown in it's source format (as with source mapped source locations on the events tab).
                      - When a CSS file that has a source map comment is loaded in the debugger the debugger resolves and downloads the source file.
                      - Following a link from another tool will…

                      19 votes
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                      • Allow users to force doc mode for all sites.

                        (From https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=8454465 )
                        Web developers do not always correctly choose UA modes. Allow users to force Edge mode (or another mode, if they so choose) for normal browsing to take full advantage of the chosen engine.

                        30 votes
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                        • 18 votes
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                          • 2 votes
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                              • Dock tools vertically

                                This feature would add the ability to dock F12 to the left side of the IE window.

                                Proposed Design
                                - Extend the current horizontal explorer bar system that F12 uses to cover the vertical scenario
                                - Additional dropdown for docking to indicate the different options (right, bottom, left)
                                - No top docking as the explorer bar system doesn't support it (and it's less important as windows are commonly side by side not bottom to top)
                                - Not mirrored (i.e. no support for RTL)
                                - Each tool in F12 will have to adjust their layout to cope with the change

                                179 votes
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                                • Auto start network recording

                                  This feature enables the network tool to capture content as soon as the developer tools are opened.

                                  Proposed Design
                                  - Tools automatically start capturing network traffic

                                  98 votes
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                                  • DOM Mutation breakpoints

                                    This feature would add the ability to break on a JavaScript statement that is modifying an element, or its children, in the DOM Explorer via a context menu.

                                    Proposed Design
                                    - Context menu item in DOM Explorer
                                    - Breakpoint glyph in DOM Explorer will indicate nodes with a breakpoint bound
                                    - Breakpoint is added to and managed from the debugger breakpoints window
                                    - Binding across refresh is done based on a selector (determined when breakpoint is added)
                                    - The mutation itself can not be changed

                                    84 votes
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                                    • Network item color coding based on HTTP status

                                      This feature raises the visibility of requests that hit certain conditions by coloring the request in a distintct manner.

                                      Proposed Design
                                      - Colorize 4xx status codes with red
                                      - Colorize 5xx status codes with red
                                      - Colorize responses coming from cache with gray
                                      - P2: Colorize responses coming from AppCache with gray

                                      36 votes
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                                      • Thumbnail image preview

                                        This feature would add a thumbnail preview for any images listed in the styles views of the DOM Explorer.

                                        Proposed Design
                                        - Hovering over an URL in the styles pane will pop a small image preview (capped to 300px by 300px at 100%) using the popup control
                                        - RegEx to extract URL
                                        - URL should be resolved to an absolute URL and downloaded

                                        38 votes
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                                        • Pretty Print HTML

                                          This feature would add the ability to pretty print HTML files that are open in the debugger.

                                          Proposed Design
                                          - Pretty print command will no longer be disabled on HTML files and will pretty print the HTML file
                                          - Will not pretty print embedded JavaScript or CSS
                                          - Will pretty print XML and SVG syntax
                                          - Determination of a HTML will be based on information from IE
                                          - Will be persisted across sessions

                                          24 votes
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