1. BreezeJS Feature Suggestions

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  1. Avoid the manual entity type creation process when there aren´t 1:1 mappings between your database and client business objects .

    When using a lot of DTO´s instead of 1:1 entity mappings, having to add those types manually to the metadataStore is a "painful" process.
    I´ve come up with https://github.com/dotnetricardo/SummerBreeze to minimize that operation. can you please add a similar feature?
    Thank you very much!

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  2. how upload image

    How I can upload images when I save an entity?
    thank you!!!

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  3. camelCased resourceby default

    I have a database with Countries (Capital c). I use camelCase with breeze and I can query like this:
    entityQuery.from("countries"). However, when I want to query locally I need to use entityQuery.from("Countries") or metadataStore.setEntityTypeForResourceName('countries', 'Country');

    I do the latter, but I would like this to be done automatically when setting camelcase as default.

    Or am I doing something wrong?

    4 votes
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  4. Breeze with Grid

    Please show us how to use Grid to manage breeze entity. I always run into an issue when i want to use breeze with grid, most especially when it has to do with changing and updating the entity. There is always an error flag: Converting circular structure to JSON but when entityAspect is excluded from the entity, this error goes away. Thanks

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  5. Support Mindscape LightSpeed ORM

    LightSpeed is rather interesting and has more features than EF. So, it would be nice if Breeze would support it either out of the box, or at least had a sample showing how to use the combo.

    33 votes
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  6. Please make it works on IE7

    There are a lot of users still using IE7, if the breezejs hope to be widely adapted for any web solutions, IE7 support still a MUST.

    I have tried your suggestion on your documentation but no lucks.

    If you are sure that it works on IE7, please draft a documentation on how to adapt breezejs on IE7 under Windows XP.

    Just for this reason, I cannot adapt breezejs on my projects.
    Thanks.

    4 votes
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  7. JSON API, Ember.JS & REST Support

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  8. [FlagsAttribute] enums should be an array on client-side

    Enums that are marked with FlagsAttribute are not properly kept on client side. They are always a string separated by comma ","
    Bummer. It should be an array so it would fit nice with ko` checked binding.

    Besides it would be much easier to work with them.
    They should be serialzed (coerced) with comma when sent to the server only!

    15 votes
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  9. 5 votes
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  10. 3 votes
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  11. Ability to extend client-side entities ad-hoc

    Add the ability to extend client-side entities ad-hoc so that they can be customized on a per-view basis for single page applications. In other words in context. At the moment we can define exactly one constructor function/initializer per entity using the registerEntityTypeCtor() method. Which is fine if you have only one view that deals with any given entity or you’re not creating a single page application. A real world SPA will have many views all dealing with the same entity in different ways and each view will need to add custom properties and methods to the DTO specific to that…

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  12. LINQPad Driver to test queries

    Write a driver to be able to test Breeze queries in LINQPad.

    http://www.linqpad.net/richclient/datacontextdrivers.aspx

    31 votes
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  13. Possible copy/paste error in "Or" predicate documentation

    Hi there, love your work, breeze rocks, I just noticed the Or predicate documentation looks suspiciously like the And documentation :-)

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  14. support caching partial entities

    Currently, if you use a projection query to get partial entities, the resulting objects that are returned are not added to the EntityManager cache.

    As a result you have to write a lot of plumbing code if you want partial entities to end up in the cache (John Papa has one such solution for this in his SPA Jumpstart PluralSight course where he maps DTOs to Entities so they will be cached).

    If all we really want is a subset of an existing entity, it would be great if we could have some kind of query syntax that let the …

    32 votes
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  15. Breeze.WebApi prevents exception handling

    Whenever an exception is thrown from a code triggered in an action method decorated with the BreezeQueryableAttribute, it will cause a new NullReferenceException to be thrown from within the the BreezeQueryableAttribute.OnActionExecuted method.

    This prevents standard, best practice exception handling and logging using ExceptionFilterAttributes.

    The exception thrown from the action that is expected to be handled and logged will never reach the exception filter, since it is hidden by the following NullReferenceException from Breeze.

    I have cloned the Breeze Git repository, and think the solution to the problem would be as follows:

    (In Breeze.WebApi.BreezeQueryableAttribute.OnActionExecuted, the following lines should be added in…

    4 votes
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  16. any plan to port TempHire to AngularJS version

    Can i use the way of Todo-Angular to port it to AngularJS version?

    8 votes
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  17. Support $inlinecount in queries fetched fromLocalCache

    Breeze now support inline count when fetching data from the server. However, inline count is not available when you fetch from the local cache using the fetch strategy fromLocalCache.

    If I have added or deleted an entity, I only need to go to the local cache to get the entities but I need to know how many there are given the specific query so I can update paging controls.

    8 votes
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  18. configure not to use batch

    give the option to save in the server with regular put/patch without batch

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  19. 9 votes
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