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So, be honest, when you hear someone talk about unit testing … what is your first thought? Is it: “I just don’t have the time to do unit testing”! Or “Our management will never approve the time for unit testing”? Or something similar? Let’s look at what...
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From Wikipedia (as of 4/14/14): … an approach to improve software and source code, in terms of: • General quality - Reducing the number of software bugs and problems. • Making the source code comprehensible - the source code should be readable and understandable...
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One of the new unit testing features in VS 2012 (Premium or Ultimate) is the continuous test runner. When turned on, it automatically executes your unit tests after every successful build. Digressing a moment … in the early 1990's Shari Lewis and...
One of the new things about testing in Visual Studio 2012 is that it is now available in *all* editions of Visual Studio all the way to Visual Studio Express! The Test Explorer in Visual  Studio 2012 replaces the Test View window in Visual Studio...
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OK 101 is an exaggeration, but there are many ways to run your tests in Visual Studio 2012. From the test code file While you are writing or editing a test method, you can right click anywhere within the method and run or debug the test. [Red rectangle...
Visual Studio 2012 Test Explorer has extensive searching and limited grouping capabilities. (Visual Studio 2010's Test View window had more grouping options by way of its many sorting parameters.) Searching Entering text into the Test Explorer Search...
In Visual Studio 2012, the Visual Studio 2010 Test View window has been replaced by a new Test Explorer window. By default, it appears on the left side of the Visual Studio Interactive Development Environment (IDE) as shown below: (Red box added for illustration...
I was working on an application in Visual Studio 2010 today, opened the Test View window and got an exception as shown below. Here is the first part of the error in text: "An exception was encountered while constructing the content of this frame...
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Visual Studio 2008 (Professional Edition and above) provides a really nice set of tools for development and execution of unit tests. It is, of  course, easy for your tests to access the public properties and methods of your classes. But what about...
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Visual Studio 2008 (Professional Edition and above) provides a really nice set of tools for development and execution of unit tests. It is, of  course, easy for your tests to access the public properties and methods of your classes. But what about...
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Visual Studio 2008 (Professional Edition and above) provides a really nice set of tools for development and execution of unit tests. This post provides suggestions for testing your property getters and setters. [To begin with an overview of unit testing...
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Visual Studio 2008 (Team System ONLY) provides a really nice set of tools for viewing the code coverage of your unit tests. NOTE: While Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition has tools for building, executing, and debugging unit tests, it does NOT include...
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Visual Studio 2008 (Professional Edition and above) provides a really nice set of tools for development and execution of unit tests. [To begin with an overview of unit testing, start here .] This prior post demonstrates how to build a unit test using...
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If you have Visual Studio 2008 or later and have the Professional Edition or better (NOT the Express Editions), you have some very nice unit testing tools within your Visual Studio environment. These tools help you write, execute, and track your unit...
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