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  1. Firebase Support?

    I read in the documentation that Firebase was supported. Is there a way to use Breeze JS with Firebase 3?

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    • With POST-Queries all "Any" and "All"-Predicates should use OData syntax for member access!

      In OData, when used in JSON Syntax, member access in "any"/"all" predicates is not allowed to use "." (dot). Instead "/" should be used - otherwise the following exception will be raised:

      Microsoft.Data.OData.ODataException ist aufgetreten.
      HResult=-2146233079
      Message=The child type 'ToOrderKind.Name' in a cast was not an entity type. Casts can only be performed on entity types.
      Source=Microsoft.Data.OData
      StackTrace:
      bei Microsoft.Data.OData.Query.DottedIdentifierBinder.BindDottedIdentifier(DottedIdentifierToken dottedIdentifierToken, BindingState state)
      InnerException:

      Breeze-Queries with POST-Method (which use JSON-Syntax) should replace "." with "/" in all "Any" and "All"-Predicates automatically. At the moment we have to do this manually.

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      • ReactJs & React Native support

        Support for ReactJs and ReactNative including a the tutorial stream would be great.

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        • The online tutorial is broken again.

          Just tried and it is not working.

          Thanks

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          • XML metadata from WCF Data Services

            Breeze doesn't seem able to consume the XML metadata from WCF Data Services, it wants it in JSON format. Can't find any good workarounds.

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            • Angular 2 support

              Create Angular 2 bridge file like what was done for Angular 1.X

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              • Make unit tests for breeze.js independent of server technology

                Currently it appears as though all of the unit tests for breeze.js require Visual Studio and an external data source. Similarly to a previous request, mock ajax requests for unit tests in the breeze.js repo. This would make it easier for people to test potential pull requests for breeze.js.

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                • Change entityAspect name to $entityAspect to prevent angularJS.equal in circular reference

                  Angular is comparing objects by the equal function.
                  If you have a watch on a breeze entity the entityAspect object will cause the ng.equal function to produce a stack overflow.
                  objects with the $ prefix are ignored by ng.equal function.

                  In my case I had an issue with ng-formly and breeze because formly is watching the collection and so also the entityAspect.

                  24 votes
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                  • 41 votes
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                    • rethinkdb and aurelia

                      add support for rethinkdb and aurelia

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                      • Support ES6 class definitions for client-side modeling

                        With ES6 classes we now have a way to define classes better than ever before in ES6.

                        1. Support defining metadata client-side via ES6 classes
                        2. Support adding methods and such via the classes instead of via the initializers (ex - computed properties as getters, methods on the class instead of adding to the initializer / constructor)
                        3. Default values if not supplied

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                        • Support evaluation of custom Annotations for Enums through the meta data

                          If I crete an "advanced" ENUM on server side, including custom annotations, I would like to be able to use that ENUM at client side without redefining it there. Following method can be used to automatically create enums on client side as global variables. In addtion to that I would like to be able to evaluate annotation metadata of the ENUMS to transfer the data that is given by my custom Annotations.

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                          fetchMetadata()
                          .then(function(data) {


                          //create global ENUMs from breeze meta data
                          //see http://stackoverflow.com/questions/15732072/dropdown-filled-with-options-provided-by-an-enum-server-side-with-breeze

                          var enumTypes = data.schema.enumType;
                          var size = enumTypes.length;

                          if (size == null) {
                          createGlobalEnum(enumTypes);
                          }…

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                          • 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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                            • Add the same tutorials for aurelia that you provide for angular and knockout

                              Provide the same tutorials for aurelia that you provide for angular and knockout is on my wishlist.

                              68 votes
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                              • Exclude entire entities from metadata (EF backend)

                                I've seen some SO topics on excluding individual entity properties, but have not figured out a way to exclude entire entities.

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                                • Looking for breeze to rock SharePoint data

                                  I am just looking if Breeze has already working with SharePoint data,

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                                  • Don't initialize property values

                                    Currently, when breeze creates a new entity it initializes each property based on its type. Uses 0 for an int, empty for string and so on. It uses null for a nullable property. Seems reasonable until you actually use it. When I create a new entity, I want it to fail validation until the user actually fills in values. For non-nullable types, I want null. Otherwise, the user might accidentally save the default value -- which almost certainly is wrong for them. For a nullable type, it would be nice to initialize to value that's invalid ... other than null.…

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                                    • Northwind example with Java Spring & Hibernate

                                      Hi,

                                      I have downloaded java northwind example from github (https://github.com/Breeze/breeze.js.samples/tree/master/java/NorthBreeze)
                                      Then i create northwind database and deploy server with Java. The server return data and metadata json look good.
                                      But when i deploy client and call server, i received error:

                                      "Metadata query failed for: http://localhost:8081/NorthBreeze/breeze/northbreeze/Metadata. Unable to either parse or import metadata: Error configuring an instance of 'NavigationProperty'. The 'foreignKeyNamesOnServer' parameter is optional or it must be an array where each element must be a 'string'; [object Object]"

                                      Here is my Medata JSON return, please see this file in URL:

                                      https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resid=17269D19CFD14BB3!3861&authkey=!AIm0ajxNBoSCFyY&ithint=file%2ctxt

                                      Can anyone help me?

                                      Thanks very…

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                                      • Fire event on metadata FETCHING (not just fetched

                                        There is a helpful event for metadataFetched. However, it would be even more helpful to also add an event right BEFORE the metadata request is sent out.

                                        My use case for this is I am showing textual progress updates on screen, and I would like to update the message when metadata is fetching. I can use the "Fetched" event to show that we are done, but would need a "Fetching" event to indicate when we start.

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                                        • breeze-node

                                          the tutorial should contain Node.js part

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