NDepend User Voice

Welcome to the NDepend User Voice page. Let us know what you would like to see in future versions of NDepend. This site is for suggestions and ideas. If you need to report a bug, please send us an email at support@ndepend.com

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Thanks – Patrick Smacchia
NDepend Team

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  1. A 'Hound' like product for .Net projects

    I recently ran across a new project called 'Hound' http://robots.thoughtbot.com/introducing-hound that help developers fight the smaller code quality issues by commenting on github pull requests. This made me think of NDepend as a Service and would be a nice way to integrate NDepend into my workflow - by simply commenting on offending lines of a pull request a team could start to have an automated way of having the team fix things that might otherwise be missed. I really like how hound talks about removing the 'human' from some of the littler issues.

    I could see this starting out as…

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      0 comments  ·  Build Process Integration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Code clone hunting

      The idea is to add a major feature of code clones hunting. We have ideas of original, fast yet effective algorithms. Is it something you'd like to have in the context of NDepend?

      14 votes
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        0 comments  ·  New Interactive Panel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Queries explorer enhancements.

        Would be nice to:

        1. Be able to define subgroups with the same name as other top level groups. Example
        | Code Quality Regression
        | Custom Group
        | Code Quality Regression
        The above example throws an error.
        2. Be able to select and copy/move multiple rules to different groups.

        2 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Code Rule and Query  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Navigation honours metadata in reindexed PDBs

          If you've got a symbol server or reindexed pdbs that have commands in them to get source from version control systems (or somewhere else for that matter) and you try navigating to a method, the source code is appropriately requested based on the commands in the PDBs.

          12 votes
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            0 comments  ·  UI - Ergonomy  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 40 votes
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              4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Is there a possibility to see if there is method summary available?

              We would like to have an alert if there is a public method without a method summary on certain namespaces.
              Can nDepend help us with that??

              THANKS guys!

              7 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Code Rule and Query  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 57 votes
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                  5 comments  ·  Code Rule and Query  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 22 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  NDepend.API  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Rules: Provide possibility to search for code comments. Example: Count "TODO" or Count "HACK"

                    It would be interesting to see how many TODOs we have in code
                    Or how much we added in the last Sprint

                    61 votes
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                      under review  ·  3 comments  ·  Code Rule and Query  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Create an NDepend.CodeModel.IProperty interface

                      This would be especially handy to detect with CQLinq when a property is tagged with an attribute, and also to jump from the getter method to the setter method and vice-versa. So IProperty would have to implement the interface NDepend.CodeModel.IAttributeTarget

                      57 votes
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                        3 comments  ·  Code Model  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Parse VB.NET code

                        Parse VB.NET code the same way C# code is parsed, to gather the code metrics # Lines of Comment and Source Code Cyclomatic Complexity from VB.NET code bases.

                        67 votes
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                          7 comments  ·  Code Model  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Allow additional 'custom' metrics on the nDepend dashboard

                          Allow additional 'custom' metrics to be added to the nDepend dashboard.
                          For example: Count of "TODO"

                          aka "MyMetrics"

                          31 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Reference VS solutions from the NDepend Project > Code to Analyze

                            In addition to references assemblies to analyze from NDepend project, make possible to reference also one or several VS solutions. Assemblies could then be resolved from a defined VS solutions configuration. Also a filter by name system would be handy to filter for example tests assemblies from the VS solutions.

                            23 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  NDepend Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Make possible to define groups of assemblies

                              This would be especially handy to see dependencies between groups of assemblies in the matrix or in the graph. Groups of assemblies could be also useful for grouping code elements in rules or query results.

                              20 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Dependency Matrix  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • New Synthesis Report for Managers

                                Create a new kind of Report for Managers that presents a synthesis of data, like Code Quality ranked from 1 to 10, Code Structure ranked from 1 to 10 ...

                                12 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  HTML+js Report  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 7 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  UI - Ergonomy  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • 1 vote
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                                      2 comments  ·  UI - Ergonomy  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Provide a Code Structure Validation panel

                                      Provide a Code Structure Validation panel where the user could define and edit the logical code structure through a graph of nodes and edges. Nodes could be then linked to code elements (by a naming system) and the code structure could then be validated at analysis time.

                                      7 votes
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                                      • Present Data through a Web Server

                                        Provide an OSS web server that could be developed with NDepend.API to present data through an interactive web site.

                                        5 votes
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                                        • Add Color to the Treemap Metric Panel

                                          Add Color to the Treemap Metric Panel to be able to observe a second metric on the treemap.

                                          4 votes
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