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Thanks – Patrick Smacchia
NDepend Team

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  1. Make the settings file location customizable

    When the location is customizable we can easier move the settings fiile between machines (par example as part of a solution)

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  2. Add TeamCity plugin equivalent option for the ForceReturnZeroExitCode console option

    We presently are using the Team City plugin and would like to keep quality gates enabled, but not prevent them from failing builds. We have the "one of build steps exited with an error" failure condition enabled and are constrained by other build steps to leave this enabled.

    There is a /ForceReturnZeroExitCode command line option, but the same setting does not appear to exist for the TeamCity plugin. Please advise on whether this can be added to the plugin.

    Thanks!

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  3. Allow external settings file for trend metrics

    Allow TrendMetrics section to pull chart configuration from an external settings file. This would allow customizations to the charts to be shared across all projects. It would also result in fewer changes when managing ndproj files using source control, since updates to these settings would not result in changes to the ndproj file.

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  4. Duplicated code

    Would be perfect if we could have metrics regarding duplicated code.

    We could use it to then create rules and issues regarding the increase of duplicated code and also count it as technical debt.

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  5. JetBrains Rider plugin

    It would be great to have a plugin for that.
    Rider is fastest IDE and can work with much bigger solutions than VS can do. Most of our projects can't be even opened in the VS.

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  6. Add support for Angular (TypeScript) for Front-End Code & Architecture Analysis

    NDepend is a great tool for our .NET Core C# Back-End code analysis. It would be very nice if the new version would support the Front-End framework such as Angular (TypeScript) as well.

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  7. Behavior of mouse wheel within Dependency Matrix - Scrolling vs Zooming

    It should be possible to change the behavior of the mouse wheel for the Dependency Matrix.

    Most of the time I want to scroll with the mouse wheel. For zooming could a Key+Mouse wheel used (e.g. Control+Mouse wheel).

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  8. Provide an option to disable error reportings send to http://www.ndepend.com/ErrorLog.aspx

    Maybe I did not found it in the settings but, if not available, an option to approve or disable error reports send from NDepend to http://www.ndepend.com/ErrorLog.aspx as it includes a lot of data would be helpfull

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  9. Support for embedded PDB

    We've moved from portable to embedded PDBs for our .NET projects - this means there is no longer a separate PDB file and the PDB information is embedded in the assembly. Please can NDepend support this so that queries using .PDBFound and NbLinesOfCode etc. continue to work?

    7 votes
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  10. Support for builds running inside dockerfiles

    Please support NDepend for builds which are running inside (linux) dockerfiles.

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  11. Improve UI/UX bigger errors - i.e. reduce huge font on Dependency Graph

    Hi Patrick,
    the Font of the text in the Dependency Graph are extremely different in size.

    The bigger are huge and the other so tiny to be unreadable.

    This makes the graph much less usable
    https://i.imgur.com/d5GUtby.png

    My suggestion, use the font maximum size to 16px and minimum size to 7 px and use all the available space.

    4 votes
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  12. New to NDepend

    Please make the setup a bit easier to understand. I am a new user for Ndepend and i spent 30 mins trying to create a dependency graph of a existing project and in the end just gave up!

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  13. Add integration and documentation for AWS CodeBuild

    AWS CodeBuild is our go-to solution for building and testing DotNet Core solutions. This would be similar to Appveyor, but benefit from inheriting the IAM security model and S3 storage of artifacts. CodeBuild also recently added Reports which provide a way to track test metrics over time. Seems like a perfect fit.

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  14. Detect XML Comments

    We've a strict rule that every public member must be documented via xml comments, we need a way to find pieces of code that violate this rule.

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  15. Create custom extension methods

    NDepend is great but it definitely won't be able to cover all requirements for all customers, so, it'll be much better if we can extend NDepend !
    In my organization, we've a lot of rules that share some logic so I need to encapsulate this logic in a single extension method either in a C# dll or a CQLinq query and reuse it anywhere.

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  16. IDesign

    Any plans in the works to create rules that enforce IDesign practices & principles (http://www.idesign.net/)?

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  17. Select N+1 - Database Code within a loop

    I'd like to query for instances of the Select N+1 problem. Where database code is happening within a loop resulting in 'N' database queries for each iteration of the loop where one or two well-designed queries would do.

    This could be implemented by searching for any method calls to a sub-typer of IRepository<T> or Repository<T> that occurs within a for, foreach or Enumerable loop.

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  18. There should be a specific type of rules which lead to error in developement time

    We need to define a set of dependency rules which violating them generates error at development time, local visual studio build, and build server.

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  19. VSTS Plugin Dashboard should allow full screen view

    The VSTS/DevOps plugin dashboard view on my laptop is really small with large lists.

    It would really help if you provided a full-screen mode for portions of the reports like VSTS/DevOps does on other parts of the system.

    For example, if I look at the Issues/Debt screen, and select "Critical Issues" on the left for example, the list can be quite long, but I can only see 10 items at a time with my laptop.

    Not to mention that above that content there are two big divs that are probably wasting space.

    One that says "Double click an issue to…

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  20. TODO / priority management with tags / groups

    In a program and project, we might need to focus on certain aspects of the project, and postpone certains problems (or tag them as priority/under consideration/for further release).

    The idea would be to create tags (like bags) to put rules / types / namespaces / functions to group or remove from a group one or several of these elements.

    In that case, the project manager and the team can focus on the objectives, while keeping an eye on the overall objectives, for another timeframe. This would lead to multiple dashboards (on per tag for instance).

    THis is part of project…

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