Archive for the ‘Testing’ Category

Three CodeRush Unit Test Runner improvements

April 23rd, 2012 Comments off

The CodeRush Unit Test Runner has several improvements in the upcoming major update.

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New Unit Test Runner actions to run tests for the specific categories

April 9th, 2012 Comments off
NOTE: please take into account the “Versions” field at the bottom of the post, to determine the build number for which the content is applied. Click here to see the latest officially released version.

The Categories support has been already introduced for the Unit Test Runnerin the current CodeRush release. Now, there are two useful actions added for creating specific keyboard shortcuts to run or debug test cases in the specific category:

  • UnitTestsRunCategory – runs test cases for the specified category (passed as a parameter to this action).
  • UnitTestsDebugCategory – starts debugging test cases for the specified category (passed as a parameter to this action).

See other actions and shortcuts for the CodeRush Unit Test Runner.

Products: CodeRush Pro
Versions: 12.1 and up
VS IDEs: 2008 and up
Updated: Apr/09/2012
ID: U010

Unit Test Runner has now capability to inject environment variables

January 26th, 2012 Comments off

Starting with the next minor update v2011 vol2.8, the Unit Test Runner supports injection of environment variables for 3rd-party tools. Third-party tools may require providing the CodeRush Unit Test Runner with some environment variables for proper execution when launching the Test Runner process.

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Silverlight testing framework support in the Unit Testing Service

August 16th, 2011 Comments off

The CodeRush Unit Test Runner supports running tests from the Silverlight Unit Test Framework which is a part of Silverlight Toolkit now, so it’s easy to test your Silverlight applications.

Once you install the Silverlight Unit Test Framework, you are able to create the Silverlight Unit Test Application project. Here is what the Add Project dialog looks with the Silverlight tab highlighted:

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Unit testing inside the code editor and the Solution Explorer

July 21st, 2011 2 comments

Let’s compare the benefit of the CodeRush Unit Testing Service against the native Visual Studio unit testing support as an example. The first things that may catch your attention are test icons near test methods, test fixtures and namespaces containing test cases:

CodeRush Test icons inside code editor

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CodeRush Unit Testing Service overview

July 19th, 2011 Comments off

The Unit Testing Technology shipped in CodeRush Pro allows you to manage, navigate, run, and debug unit test cases of different unit testing frameworks. The technology consists of several parts:

  • Different unit testing frameworks support
  • Code editor UI and test runner tool window
  • Shortcuts and code templates for creating, running and debugging tests
  • Programmatic extensibility and support for managing testing frameworks

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Machine.Specifications (mspec) testing framework support in Unit Test Runner

July 14th, 2011 Comments off

The CodeRush Unit Test Service supports the running and debugging of testing scenarios of the Mashine.Specifications (mspec) framework.
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CodeRush Unit Test Runner shortcuts and actions

June 20th, 2011 Comments off

CodeRush Unit Test Runner has a set of predefined shortcuts useful for running and debugging unit test cases inside Visual Studio. All shortcuts are easy to remember: they start from a general Ctrl+T keystroke (where T means Testing) followed by a second key which specifies the operation, for example:

  • DDebug
  • FFile run test cases
  • PProject run test cases
  • SSolution run test cases
  • and so on…

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