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  1. OnPropertyNameChanged, OnPropertyNameChanging callbacks

    We often want to do something when a certain property value changes. Therefore, it will be very convenient if in the case of a value change, the PostSharp library will run a predefined function.

    For example, in ViewModel there is a property named ProductId.

    The programmer will be able to write a function called OnProductIdChanged that will be executed if the ProductId value changes.

    How it will happen: When the value of a property changes, the PostSharp library checks whether there is a function named OnPropertyNameChanged. If it does, it will be executed.

    This need is so common, and saves…

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    • Make Caching aspect work concurrently

      Currently, calling a decorated method concurrently invokes the method twice. For more information and a workaround, see http://support.sharpcrafters.com/discussions/problems/4347-cache-aspect-concurrency

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        0 comments  ·  Caching  ·  Admin →
      • ReaderWriterSynchronized Model should allow finding out what lock is held at the moment

        I want to put assertions in my code like "must not have writer lock here".

        It is crucial to know what lock is held in a certain situation.
        When I apply attributes (Reader, Writer, ExplicitlySynchronized, Yielder) I make assumptions on what they will do, but there is no way to check my assumptions.

        I tried using the IConcurrencyController.CheckAccess method, but it does not do what I need.

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          planned  ·  2 comments  ·  Threading  ·  Admin →
        • Logging - Add support for event properties in the Logger class

          Like for instance LogEventInfo in NLog.

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          • Logging - Support for obfuscation

            The logging feature in PostSharp 5.0 is not designed for obfuscation. The idea is to make it obfuscation-friendly. Some problems to address are:

            1. When type names are obfuscated, the hierarchy of namespaces (LoggingNamespaceSource) is lost.
            2. Member names are not obfuscated.
            3. Source files, lines and columns are not obfuscated.

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            • Opt out of NotifyPropertyChanged aspect

              NotifyPropertyChanged generates an unbearable overhead if the call count reaches millions of times.

              Often the concerning properties are read-only (e.g. an ID), so wouldn't need PropertyChanged support at all.

              I would like a way to opt out of PropertyChanged for individual properties.

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              • Change misleading alternative in Niche Languages column

                Here is page https://www.postsharp.net/alternatives.

                Here is column header
                ```
                Niche Languages
                F#, Erlang
                ```

                I doubt Erlang relates to .NET as viable alternative at at all.
                Niche Language which is Niche and is concurrent of Postsharp is https://github.com/rsdn/nemerle.

                What `niche language` means?
                F# may be `niche` as current number of users.
                But F# is NOT Niche about its applicability. Its applicable in areas of scripting and tooling and data munging and secured engineering is LARGER than of C#. In this sense C# is `niche`.

                About F#. Your statements are wrong and do you bad job advertising Postsharp product…

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                • Point to a specific page on doc.postsharp.com when pressing F1 in Visual Studio on a code from any PostSharp namespace.

                  When you press F1 on any code from Microsoft, it takes you to the appropriate doc on MSDN. PostSharp can do the same with its types/methods/etc and doc.postsharp.net.

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                  • Support auto-property initializer construction for LocationInterceptionAspects

                    The method OnSetValue() of the LocationInterceptionAspect isn´t called when you initialize your properties using auto-property initiliazers. This can be confusing because you expect that your aspect will be called if a property value is changed, no matter where and how.

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                    • Implement Singleton pattern

                      Have you planned to add a quick way to implement a C# singleton for a class ?

                      2 votes
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                      • Support for Universal Windows Applications (Windows 10)

                        Scenario: use PostSharp in an Windows Universal Application

                        56 votes
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                        • Do not require a license to build unedited projects: support for SVN

                          Currently only Git and TFS are supported for the feature "Do not require a license to build unedited projects". Add support for SVN.

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                          • Improvement of run-time performance

                            Reduce the run-time overhead of PostSharp, especially the load on GC. Specifically, design new kinds of advices that receive the context on the stack and on the heap.

                            55 votes
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                            • Support NotifyPropertyChanged for external static fields

                              As a developer I do expect property changes to be raised even when i depend on external static fields.
                              This issue has been pointed out in the following thread:
                              http://support.sharpcrafters.com/discussions/questions/1565-notifypropertychanged-and-static-property

                              I lost a lot of time trying to understand what i was doing wrong before contacting the support because it felt like it should just work to me.

                              Honestly, i don't understand exactly what the problem is but, i have been told it's a design choice and I have been provided with a working workaround.

                              Couldn't this workaround be automated by postsharp?

                              2 votes
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                              • "Make it better" feature : when this is activated, scans entire project & suggests which areas of code can be made better using PostSharp

                                This feature will be available as context menu when you right click on project."Make it better" feature : when this is clicked,
                                a background worker will now scan that entire project and
                                thereby "highlights" in some side-bar or alike so as to suggest, which areas of that project code can be made better using PostSharp's existing set of specific features

                                47 votes
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                                • Edit and Continue

                                  We used PostSharp for measuring our business layer in Erp.
                                  But we have a problem everytime because of lack of edit and continue feature.So for this purpose we broke and disabled PostSharp Build and again we did debug.Eventually when we release,we enable PostSharp build.I think Edit and Continue will contribute PostSharp to be used by wider community.

                                  35 votes
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                                  • Event aggregation aspect

                                    Automatically publishes events of an object to an event aggregator.

                                    32 votes
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                                    • Management API for logging, metrics, caching, circuit breaker aspects

                                      To expose the aspects to runtime management or monitoring facilities such as WMI, to enable scenarios like: enable/disable logging or caching, reset cache, open/close a circuit breaker... without having to restart the application.

                                      32 votes
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                                      • Provide a way to introduce a new constructor to a class

                                        I was going to try to create an aspect that introduced the ISerializable interface to classes, but there does not appear to be a way to add the constructor that is required of classes that implement this interface. Could this ability please be added?

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                                        • Decrease run-time memory usage of PostSharp aspects

                                          Improve the aspect framework to make it possible to create aspects that consume less memory at runtime. Specifically, improve IInstanceScopedAspect so that there is just one instance per object, not one instance per object and per level of inheritance.

                                          28 votes
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