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  1. Create a backend connector for rails and activerecord

    I need a connector with example for ruby on rails with activerecord. You've mentioned supporting it before, but I have yet to see any further information. I'm willing to help out but I need some direction. Thanks, Ben

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  2. Please include the getEntityGraph feature in the core of breeze.js.

    Currently this functionality sits in BreezeLabs and we use this feature everyday. Our requirement is to sometimes send entire entities up to the server because we have a hierarchy of objects with interdependent properties. So we need more than just the changes in specific entities in certain cases. The getEntityGraph feature works perfectly however the longer it stays in BreezeLabs the more chance that at some point it may not be updated along with the BreezeJS core.

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  3. 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...

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  4. camelCase translation option for entity properties defined as PascalCase on server

    Look at the case of the first letter of bound property and behave differently if upper case

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  5. Correct the instructions on this page

    EFContextProvider constructor has been updated to not need the "dbconnectionname" - the instructions still have that.

    SaveChanges() has changed to use JObject, so change it from JArray

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  6. 3 votes
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  7. Update SaveChangesCore to allow custom validation errors to be returned

    Adding Custom Validation Attributes (e.g. "[MyCustomAttribute]") to your model class causes the SaveChangesCore() method to throw an 'ArgumentNullException' instead of the expected 'ValidationException' when the model Custom Validation Attribute is invalid. This is because the exception message formatting code assumes that 'key.EntityKeyValues' will never be null, which apparently is not the case when a Custom Validator prevents the model from being saved. It would be nice to correct the code to assume 'key.EntityKeyValues' can be null so that the server-side validation exception message can at least be returned to the client. See http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14332833/breeze-js-not-returning-custom-validation-error-messages-from-server for more details.

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  8. Add client NuGet packages

    Add a NuGet package which installs the scripts necessary for a breeze client app.

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  9. I can use asp.net web api with other object then EF.

    In web api how i can use other objects not only EF.

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  10. Support the fetch api.

    For now I am using a ajax-adapter(https://github.com/jdanyow/aurelia-breeze/blob/master/src/ajax-adapter.js ) from auerlia-breeze in a vuejs app.

    But it would be great if fetch was supported out of the box.

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  11. 2 votes
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  12. Strong Name the Breeze.WebApi.dll

    Can you please apply a strong name to the DLL within the NuGet package. This woudl save having to manually apply it for every update.

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  13. Metadata name mapper for the client

    Add a mapping mechanism in the metadata on the client that lets us have the names we want.

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  14. Naming convention for mapping metadata names

    A mapper should accept filters that can do the mapping automatically. CamelCasing is one such filter. Another might do something nice with stuff like "FirstName", "LastName", etc.

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  15. Fix online tutorial

    Hi guys,

    just to let you know that the online tutorial doesn’t work anymore.
    Error: metadata query failed, it says … I suppose there are some issues with the web api at api/nortwind.

    Ciao,
    Emiliano

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  16. 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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  17. "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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  18. 1 vote
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  19. Like the Tutorials

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

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  20. Error in docs

    the isAddedModifiedOrDeleted() says "Whether an entityState instance is EntityState.Unchanged or EntityState.Modified or EntityState.Deleted." it should say "Whether an entityState instance is EntityState.Added or EntityState.Modified or EntityState.Deleted"

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