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Writing a Visual Studio 2012 Unit Test Adapter

Visual Studio 2012 comes with an extensible Unit Test Framework. Many of your favorite Unit Test frameworks (xUnit.Net, nUnit..) already have built adapters to Visual Studio.  Peter Provost maintains a list of adapters here.  If you have another unit test framework you like, you can build an adapter super easy. In this article, I will walk ...

Resolving Issues with the RC Version of TFS Office Integration After Installing Visual Studio 2012 RC and then Office Customer Preview

You may encounter problems when opening an RC version of an Office Integration Team Foundation client after you install the Visual Studio 2012 RC.These problems occur when you install the following products in the indicated sequence: The issues that you might encounter are:  These issues are fixed in the RTM release of Office....

When did my test plan get deleted? Who deleted my test suitetest run?

If you are looking for answers to questions like above then read on. It has been a frequent asks to have an easy way to figure out when a particular test artifact got deleted and by whom. At present all this information goes in TFS collection database table ‘tbl_AuditLog’. But it’s not straightforward to interpret various ...

Significance of Window Titles in Coded UI Test Playback

The control search in Coded UI Test playback is essentially a breadth first search. For extension plugins that have in-built search capability, the plugin writer can implement its own search logic. What typically remains the same is the way the search is done for the top level window of the application. Consider a top level window UI ...

Using the IntelliTrace Standalone Collector Remotely

This post pertains to the IntelliTrace Standalone Collector, a new feature associated with Visual Studio 2012.  The Standalone Collector allows you to collect IntelliTrace logging information on one machine (e.g. a production server) and analyze the log on another machine (e.g. the dev machine in your office).  This post will ...

Javascript Unit Tests on Team Foundation Service with Chutzpah

Significant investments were made in Visual Studio 2012 Unit Testing to make it extensible. A number of frameworks and test runners have built adapters for Visual Studio. Peter Provost maintains a list of Plugins here. For Javascript Unit Testing in Visual Studio, Matthew Mannela has released Chutzpah, an open source Javascript Test Runner.  ...

UI Test Plugin for Silverlight Applications

Using the Microsoft Visual Studio UI Test plugin for Silverlight, you can create Coded UI Tests or action recordings for Silverlight applications. Action recordings let you fast forward through steps in a manual test using Microsoft Test Manager. Coded UI Tests let you record actions, generate code and play back user interface tests using ...

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