1. BreezeJS Feature Suggestions

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  1. Like the Tutorials

    Simple and to the point hands on tutorial, I like it.

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  3. Keep up the good work!

    The in depth tour through MS MVC4 Angular/Breeze SPA project template was incredibly helpful to give me a clear, compelling view of what all this SPA stuff is about and how to avoid the rats nest of tightly coupled code involved with manipulating the DOM, etc.

    To be clear, I'm talking about this http://www.breezejs.com/ng-spa-template?utm_source=ms-spa.

    Thanks

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  4. Decouple Breeze from Entity Framework

    I like what Breeze does but I need it to work for a hand rolled ORM or NHibernate or any other ORM.

    I would also like it to be able to cope with classes that don't have navigation properties in them. NHibernate does not force you to pollute your business entities with foreign keys to allow it to work. Breeze needs to be able to deal with this.

    Thanks

    17 votes
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  5. EF6 support roadmap need

    EF6 beta is released. any plan or schedule for this?

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  6. Support TypeScript 0.9

    The TypeScript Definition File (d.ts) that is being distributed likely needs to be updated to support the new features in the recently release TypeScript 0.9 (like Generics support). For those wanting to upgrade to the latest TypeScript, it would be difficult without this.

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  7. "Finding entities in the cache" section appears twice in the "EntityManager" documentation page

    "Finding entities in the cache" section appears twice in the "EntityManager" documentation page.

    Please remove one of the duplicates.

    Page Url: http://www.breezejs.com/documentation/entitymanager-and-caching

    Best regards!

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  8. There should be an AfterSaveEntity

    Why isn't there also an AfterSaveEntity.
    For example would be very useful for sending notifications (emails, messages) once a bigger operation is done.
    Also everything should be done inside a transaction, so that if something crashes it should automatically Rollback

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  9. adding ANY and ALL filter operators

    It would be nice to filter on the properties of 1-n related enities. [Even if it is a collection of entites and not a single (1-1 related) entity.]

    With my suggestion it would be possible to execute the following queries:

    •find all movies starring a particular actor
    •find all orders where at least one of the order-lines is for a particular product
    •find all orders where every order-line has a value greater than $400
    •find all movies tagged 'quirky' - where Tags is a multi-valued property.
    •find all movies with a least one actor tagged as a favorite

    It would…

    111 votes
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  10. Make your site look better of the iPhone

    Touting your mobile chops sets the bar a little higher than you've hit on an iPhone in portrait orientation. The "feedback" button covers code and there's a section that may read "live tutorial" but I'm not sure as it's not legible.

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    Thanks anon.

    I’ve updated the Live Tutorial block so you shouldn’t have a problem with it anymore.

    Can you provide more info on the Feedback issue? Admittedly I’m on Android 4.2.2, so don’t share your iPhone experience, but any info you can provide would be helpful.

    You can reach me at johnl@ideablade.com.

    Thanks,

    John

  11. Add a closing bracket

    There is a closing bracket missing on this page:
    http://www.breezejs.com/documentation/customizing-ajax

    Line 7 in the second code block:
    if (isFooRequest(xhr))

    It's no big deal but thought I'd let you know...

    4 votes
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  12. 16 votes
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  13. Support executing arbitrary stored procedures within the transaction scope SaveChanges

    Support executing arbitrary stored procedures within the transaction scope SaveChanges

    [Or] allow some way of tying in to the transaction scope for any SQL

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  14. why the change in BreezeWebApiConfig?

    I just upgraded from 1.3.0 to 1.3.1 and there appears to be a change in the Routing Template from "api/{controller}/{action}" to "breeze/{controller}/{action}". This caused some confusion as it broke my application as the route was changed. Once I found the issue it was fine but there was nothing in the release notes that explained that there was a change. As I used the default routing that came with the nuget package BreezeWebApiConfig.cs got updated automatically which caused the issue. In future please include routing changes into the release notes.

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  15. update the sample code for a Custom EFContextProvider

    the two overridden methods should be protected, not public. I noticed when extending within my project. Great library. Thanks!

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  16. Expose the 'name' property on the Validator class

    Currently, you can initialize a new Validator object with a name in the constructor, but once it's created you can't get at the name through any public property. Exposing a new 'name' property on the Validator Class would let you easily scan the list of ValidationErrors for broken rules associated with a custom validator name.

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  17. Seperate out EFContextProvider

    I would like to start out by saying nice job on breeze. You guys have a breeze mvc webapi dll for those people doing .net. I really like the EFContextProvider, but I think it would be cool if it was a seperate project. This would allow users to use it in different class libraries to create repositories and a unit of work for the different models that you create and have one place to manage it. Keep it breezy, thanks

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  18. Support the .NET DateTimeOffset type

    The DateTimeOffset CLR type is a struct, mainly composed by a DateTime struct and a TimeSpan struct (the latter expressing time zone offset).
    In SQL Server 2008 and above, there is also a corresponding "datetimeoffset" native SQL server type that maps nicely with EF.

    The idea of this data type is to be able to represent a date/time, but also a specific time zone.

    Note! The DateTime type is sufficient to calculate exact universal times (by always practicing dates stored as UTC etc.), but it has no information about the time zone e.g. of the user that modified some object.

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  19. Make breeze play nice with AMD loaders like require.js

    There is a problem when you want to AMD load breeze.js (see http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13937539/breezejs-and-requirejs-not-working-as-expected)
    I think the only problem is that breeze.js should define dependencies in the define() call. Currently it calls define(), but doesn't pass ['ko', 'Q'] as dependencies, but instead looks for ko and Q in the global namespace.
    If this is too much trouble, please provide second breeze-amd.js version.

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  20. Examples that uses other backends.

    You know that many developers have already loved Breeze.js but that's not it. It has the potential to be a really great technology for the new breeds of developers (beginners)...

    I'd like to suggest to include examples on how Breeze.js works with other backend technologies such as Java, PHP, etc..

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    Changing status to complete.

    Our NodeJS/MongoDB sample was added in 1.4.0, and our Ruby sample went live shortly before 1.4.2.
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    Work is well underway on a Java backend for Breeze, using Hibernate and JAX-RS. Please check out https://github.com/Breeze/breeze.server.java/tree/master/breezejs-hibernate .

    The NorthBreeze sample (https://github.com/Breeze/breeze.js.samples/tree/master/java/NorthBreeze ) is a web application that uses the breezejs-hibernate library.

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