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  1. 926 votes
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    To accelerate the development of this particular feature we are seeking user support through crowdfunding.

    Want to learn more? Send us an email at breezeadmin@ideablade.com and we’ll send you details on how you can participate.

    Thanks for helping us make BreezeJS the best open source project on the planet!

  2. Provide a ServiceStack adapter

    Support ServiceStack much like ASP.NET Web API is supported

    518 votes
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  3. Use websockets/signalr to push updated objects instantly out to the client cache

    On the client side, objects can get stale if they are frequently updated. Instead of requiring constant polling to see if entities have changed, allow updates to be pushed from the server out to the client cache. That change would in turn trigger knockout bindings so that the HTML instantly updates.

    385 votes
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  4. RESTfull conception support

    RESTfull concept suggests to use different http methods(get/post/put.delete) for CRUD operations with specific request params and responses. Also it suggests send only necessary info.(for ex. no need send entityAspect for RESTfull API).

    Similar functionality exists in JayData. Will be great if Breeze will support this functionality too. It'll be usefull for big apps, for api which have to be shared to other clients and expand area of usage.

    Also this functionality will add supporting DTO without writing own context provider for breeze.webapi .net framework because in this no need to use breeze.webapi .net. Generally users will develop asp.net web api…

    214 votes
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  5. 204 votes
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  6. Support Design Time Typed Entities

    A tool to create Typescript typed entities from WebAPI metadata in the same way that JaySvcUtil works for JayData

    182 votes
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  7. 124 votes
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  8. Update samples to use typescript

    Provide samplese that use breeze and typescript

    114 votes
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  9. Integrate Breeze with FluentValidation

    I have used FluentValidation with mvc for some years now. And enjoy the excellent client side validation it's provide.

    Is there a way to use FV with Breeeze? I am about to refactor a part of an existing application to SPA ala HotTowel

    99 votes
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  10. Support Swagger specification for metadata

    Hi, the Swagger specs (https://developers.helloreverb.com/swagger/) looks like a good metadata provider for REST services.

    If Breeze can leverage this, then it can potentially support much more web API implementations other than ASP.NET WebApi.

    For example, ServiceStack supports the Swagger API via a feature (https://github.com/ServiceStack/ServiceStack/wiki/Swagger-API).

    Cheers.

    98 votes
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  11. 95 votes
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  12. Support other web apis, such as tastypie for Python/Django

    Django and Tastypie expose data in a similar way to ASP Web API. It would be nice to have Breezejs work with Python frameworks.

    91 votes
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  13. for Linux

    I quickly scanned the documentation about installation and found heavy reference to Visual Studio. While I have VS2008 installed on one of my PCs. My day-to-day working machine is a Ubuntu box. Could you show some instruction about using Breeze on a Linux box? Perhaps with Eclipse as the IDE. Or make Breeze available on an online IDE such as JS Fiddle? Thanks.

    76 votes
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    Simon,

    Yes, our initial launch shows Breeze using Visual Studio 2012 with a .NET Entity Framework back-end.

    Breeze does not require .NET, but this is currently how we have the data provider hooked up through WebAPI. We are planning to support other back-ends and front-ends, as well as show IDEs other than Visual Studio. Your feedback on UserVoice helps us prioritize these features.

    Thanks for the feedback and your interest in Breeze.

  14. Example of using metadata for validation with knockout.

    Would be great to have an example of breeze exporting metadata for use with knockout validation.

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  15. Support DevForce models????

    We have a lot invested in devforce models and the thought of having to maintain multiple models is troubling. I assume it is the saves that are the issue because I'm able to query the df entities without issue.

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  16. Support using stored procedures for retrieving data in EF

    Using a sp in EF5 and have mapped the output to a complex type. Breeze doesn't seem to like that there is no key column, and not sure how to mark one as key so querying causes an error.

    67 votes
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  17. Indexeddb

    Support for Indexeddb.

    63 votes
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  18. Support NancyFx

    Add api support for NancyFx framework.

    56 votes
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  19. Paged query combining remote and cached data

    A Breeze plugin that pages a query combining remote and cached data in the query results. The paging strategy factors in pending, unsaved changes that could affect sort order (e.g., a name change), exclusion of entities marked for delete, and new entities that qualify for inclusion in the result. Could base it on the DevForce.EntityQueryPager (http://drc.ideablade.com/xwiki/bin/view/Documentation/query-paging)

    50 votes
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  20. Propagate the .NET [RegularExpression] validation to the client

    [RegularExpression] should join [Required], [MaxLength], [StringLength] as a DataAnnotations validation attribute automatically propagated to the Breeze client through metadata. It's powerful. It should be relatively easy as it is string-based and regular expression specifications are (almost) the same in .NET and JS. See also [this StackOverflow question](http://stackoverflow.com/questions/16383161/regular-expression-server-side-unrecognized-by-breeze)

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