Azure DevOps Blog

DevOps, Git, and Agile updates from the team building Azure DevOps

Improvements to code coverage experience under test automation

If you're using Azure DevOps for your CI/CD pipeline, you may be interested in our recent improvements to code coverage testing. Code coverage tests can help you identify areas of your code that are not tested, or not tested enough, and improve the quality of your automated tests and overall code quality. With our recent updates, you can now ...

The evolution of quality assurance and how Azure Test Plans is driving the future of manual testing

The Deming Prize from Japan is the highest honour in Total Quality Management in the world. Japanese products are known for their superior quality, but it wasn’t always the case. In the 1950s fresh out of defeat in the World War 2, Japan was desperately trying to shift manufacturing from military to civilian products for trade. However the ...

Improved Flaky Test Management in Azure Pipelines

In software development, testing is an integral part of the development process. Tests are used to verify that software behaves as expected, and they ensure that changes made to the code do not break existing functionality. However, there is a problem that often arises when running automated tests: Flaky tests. Flaky tests are tests that ...

Integrate Azure Load Testing into Azure DevOps

Azure Load Testing became generally available in February 2023. It shipped with a lot of new features that were requested by you, the community. You can get started quickly from within the Azure portal, or upload your own custom JMeter script. Azure Load Testing allows you to find bottlenecks within your application stack, load testing your ...

Changes to Coded UI Test in Visual Studio 2019

We've been recommending for a while that customers use the open source tools Selenium and Appium tools, therefore the Visual Studio 2019 release marks their final deprecation. We recommend using Selenium for testing web-applications and Appium with WinAppDriver for testing desktop (WPF, WinForms, Win32) and UWP apps.