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  1. Allow Dynamic Introduction of Static Members and Module Initializers

    I understand that at the IL level these are actually two separate types of injection, but I have on several occasions wished I could add a module initializer to an assembly from an aspect provider, not by marking an existing static member as one but by including the module initialization behavior in the aspect itself. Similarly, there are a few types which could have benefited from automatic introduction of static members (perhaps a new StaticTypeLevelAspect base class?). I imagine these are similar in some manner of abstract implementation detail, yet wind up being somewhat unrelated due to the way module…

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    • Improved Granularity for Multicasting Call-Site (External) Advice

      Allow usage of External target attributes to be used in conjunction with aspects applied to types or methods, rather than just assembly-wide introduction.

      It would also be especially helpful to be able to use something similar to aspect providers to choose which external methods to advise with which advice, sharing aspect instances as desired rather than applying a single universal aspect instance to all sites. It seems like this might be better suited for a new interface, but the important feature would be to allow the provider logic to decide which advices to apply based on the context of the…

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        • generate method caching key automatically

          I've came up with a solution for generating the caching key automatically especially for non-primitive complex types such as (student) [without using hashcode method]
          my idea is specifying the important properties in the caching attribute
          ~ i've exerted a considerable effort in that solution ~Contact me for more details if you are interested. ~best wishes

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

                  Like for instance LogEventInfo in NLog.

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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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                      • 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 →
                        • 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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                            • Detection of inadequate "SkipPostSharp" flag

                              Sometimes someone switches on the SkipPostSharp flag in a project, then a few months later, someone else adds some aspect to this project, and wonders why it does not execute properly. Sometimes this is obvious, sometimes not. For the cases when it is not obvious, there could be a special build flag, applies solution-wide, that would emit an *error* if SkipPostSharp is set but PostSharp is required anyway.

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                              • Clonable

                                Automatic implementation of IClonable

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                                • Equality aspect

                                  Automatic generation of Equals and GetHashCode.

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                                  • Implement Singleton pattern

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

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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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                                      • 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?

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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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