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What’s new for MSTest unit tests in Visual Studio 11 Beta

In an earlier post we detailed the fresh approach we have taken with unit testing in Visual Studio 11. You can now pick and choose the test framework of your choice and use it from within the Visual Studio experience in a fully integrated manner. While we have done a lot of work on the new experience and a new extensible platform, we have also...

The Code Index SDK

This blog post was updated in Dec 2016 to explain what changed with Visual Studio 2017. More in: The visual Studio Modeling SDK is part of Visual Studio 2017 Introduction In Visual Studio 11 Ultimate, the experience around the architecture diagrams has improved a lot, with respect to Visual Studio 2010. In particular, performance and ...

ALM Quick Reference Guide BETA has shipped!

We are pleased to announce that we have released another one of the ALM Rangers Visual Studio 11 Readiness “Gig” projects, which delivers quick references which started in 2009 with a request from Steven van Niekerk (Technical Lead / Architect, South-Africa) initiated this project with his question “Can you tell me about TFS and VSTS in ...

Using Microsoft Visual Studio 11 Beta Feedback Client tool with Windows 8 Metro Style applications

For Windows 8 Metro style applications the Visual Studio 11 Test Tools ( Visual Studio 11 Beta Microsoft Test Manager and the Microsoft Feedback Client) are expected to be connected via a remote session using Remote Desktop Connection (MSTSC.exe) or using the simulator integrated into Visual Studio 11 Beta.   To the right is an ...

March 12th TFSPreview.com Update

Today, we pushed a small update to the hosted Team Foundation Service, and I wanted to share some insight into our update cadence and what’s new in this particular release. We’re going to be blogging about all of our interesting updates so that you can have an idea about what’s new and pertinent to your use. As you may know, we’ve ...

Getting Started with Exploratory Testing

  How many times have you been in a situation when you found a bug while doing some ad hoc testing but couldn’t report it because you couldn’t reproduce it again. Or you filed a bug during a bug bash, it was fixed but it reappeared in the software because there was no way you could have remembered to test it again. If you are a ...

Visual Studio 11 Beta: Manual Testing of Windows Metro Style Apps

NOTE: This article assumes that you are familiar with Microsoft Test Manager. See this *MSDN article for a full description of Manual Testing features available with Visual Studio 11. This article focuses on the features that are specific to Windows Metro style apps available in Windows Consumer Preview.* ** With Dev11 Beta, now available at...

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