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Windows Phone Unit Tests in Visual Studio 2012 Update 2

Unit Testing is an important part of the application development life cycle for any platform. Visual Studio users no longer need to depend on 3rd party frameworks for unit tests on Windows Phone. The Windows Phone Unit Test framework delivered in CTP2 of Visual Studio Update 2 provides a consistent experience for developers to author, run and ...

Getting Started with Git in Visual Studio and Team Foundation Service

By Matthew Mitrik (MS), Andy Lewis, and Martin Woodward Today we announced the availability of Git for Visual Studio and Team Foundation Service. In this post, we'll walk through the new experiences. Get set up: Get the free service, and then you can use it with any Git client tools you want, including Visual Studio. To use the Visual ...

VS2012 Update 2 Brings Symbol Improvements to Profiler and IntelliTrace

You will recall that VS2012 Update 1 brought a bunch of symbol loading improvements for your debugging scenarios, as documented in our previous two blog posts You’ll be happy to hear that with Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 we’ve taken these symbol related improvements one step further and applied them to more diagnostics scenarios...

More on Symbol Improvements in VS2012 Update 1

Hi, my name is Dmitri Leonov and I am an engineer on the VS debugger team. A couple of months ago with the Visual Studio 2012 Update 1, we shipped debugger improvements some of which were related to symbol and source loading as described in our previous blog post: “Debugger Source Symbol Improvements to Visual Studio 2012”. In this blog ...

UI Testing of Microsoft SharePoint 2013 with Visual Studio 2012

Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 provides complete record and play support through Coded UI Test for performing UI validations on Microsoft SharePoint 2013 applications.  All the features provided by Microsoft SharePoint 2013 can be tested using Coded UI tests with few exceptions. Recording and playing back on a SharePoint ...

Other enhancements in Microsoft Test Manager in Update 1

  As part of the VS update 1 , apart from the few big features like supporting pause across sessions, support hierarchical queries for suite creation , inline editing , ability to detect/install updates etc, we have also made few minor enhancements. These enhancements were mainly driven by customer asks. And if you do have any&...

Meet the cloud diagnostics and analytics team while at the ALM Summit Jan 29-31

With the ALM Summit next week the Cloud Analytics Team would love to have a conversation with customers building Cloud based applications for our vNext planning efforts (i.e. talk to one of the teams working on the next generation of Visual Studio!). Please NOTE: Since we will be discussing our next generation of development tools this will be...

Introducing window based smart match for Cross Browser Testing with Coded UI Test

Coded UI Test enabled Cross Browser testing with Visual Studio Update 1. You can have a look at this link for some introduction on for cross browser testing. As part of Visual Studio Update 2, several enhancements were added to this feature. One of them, being smart match for top level windows in cross browser testing. Coded UI Test ...