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Migrating to the Visual Studio ALM blog: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/visualstudioalm/

Had one of the ALM MVPs note that not a lot has been happening on this blog lately. The reason for...

Author: Charles Sterling Date: 09/25/2012

QFEs for Microsoft Test Manager 2010

Over the course of 2010-2011, we have released several hotfixes to improve performance and fix bugs...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 11/28/2011

Test Case Management (TCM) Reporting - Frequently Asked Questions - Part 2

Previous posts: TCM Reporting - FAQ - Part 1 Continuing on with series, here are the next set of...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 11/11/2011

Multi-line test steps available in Microsoft Test Manager

NOTE: Cross-posted from Brian Harry's blog Original:...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 10/20/2011

Test Case Management (TCM) Reporting - Frequently Asked Questions - Part 1

In the next few blog posts, we will review some of the frequently asked questions related to...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 10/14/2011

Customize your Test Case work item template to enable query on test suites, test plans, test categories and execution statistics

[The following is a guest blog entry from a Microsoft internal user] At our team, we use Microsoft...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 09/21/2011

Coded UI Test Enhanced Framework now available

Coded UI Test Enhanced Framework (CUITe) is now available at http://cuite.codeplex.com/. It is a...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 08/04/2011

QFE for Visual Studio 2010 SP1 testing tools

A QFE for Visual Studio 2010 testing tools, which fixes some important issues faced by customers, is...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 08/03/2011

How do I pause a test case and move on to running the next test case?

Here is the exact scenario that one of the customer asked: Testers want to pause some test case and...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 07/21/2011

Enter/Vote for your favorite feature suggestions - UserVoice site is here!

Have an idea for the product and wondering what is the best way to report it? Think something is...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 07/13/2011

Improving the performance of your Coded UI tests

Today, we have a guest post from Deepak Mittal, our CSS rep who was recently involved in a case...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 07/06/2011

New QFE for Visual Studio 2010 testing tools

A QFE for Visual Studio 2010 testing tools, which fixes some important issues faced by customers, is...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 06/23/2011

Visual Studio UI Test Extensibility–Scenarios & Guiding Principles

NOTE: Cross-posted from Mathew Aniyan's Blog. Original post:...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 05/10/2011

Using Excel reports with Microsoft Test Manager to identify test state at a test plan level

From Microsoft Test Manager, it is possible to identify the state of test cases (pass, fail, blocked...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/09/2011

Coded UI Support for IE9 with SP1

The main aim of this release is to gain parity with IE8 support in IE9. The scenarios that worked in...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/09/2011

Announcement – Unlimited Load Testing for Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate with MSDN Subscribers Now!

Earlier today, S. Somasegar, Senior Vice President of Developer Division, announced Visual Studio...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/08/2011

How To: Enable Tracing for MTM

Note: Cross posted from Gautam Goenka (MSFT). Permalink Long back I had posted on “How To: Enable...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 02/25/2011

How To: Get the TFS AT log

Note: Cross posted from Gautam Goenka (MSFT). Permalink In my previous post, I mentioned how to get...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 02/25/2011

FAQ: Running Coded UI Test on a machine without VS

Note: Cross posted from Gautam Goenka (MSFT). Permalink Another one of commonly asked question is...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 02/25/2011

FAQ: Unit Testing WPF Applications

Visual Studio Unit Test Framework can be used to create unit tests that verify application logic,...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 02/22/2011

Decoding the Coded UI Test playback failure - "Search may have failed at ControlX as it may have virtualized children ..."

While automating WPF controls in Coded UI Test, the playback would sometimes through an exception...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 12/27/2010

Adding new Control support in a Coded UI Test Plugin

In this blog post, Tapas describes the various key points that need to be addressed while...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 12/27/2010

Microsoft Test Manager & Coded UI Test issues fixed in Visual Studio 2010 SP1 beta

With the release of Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 Beta we have fixed some important & high...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 12/21/2010

How to re-target unit-tests to .Net Framework 3.5 in VS 2010 SP1

Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 enables basic support for unit tests that target .Net framework...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 12/19/2010

FAQ: Editing test case while using test runner

Note: Cross posted from Gautam Goenka (MSFT). Permalink Many folks have requested that they want to...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 12/11/2010

FAQ: Why am I getting “access denied” during recording?

Note: Cross posted from Gautam Goenka (MSFT). Permalink If you are using recording feature of Coded...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 12/11/2010

Additional Steps for enabling re-targeting of Test Projects to .Net Framework 3.5 in VS 2010 SP1 Beta

Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 enables basic support for unit tests that target .Net framework...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 12/09/2010

Test Attachment Cleaner powertool released!!!

We have released the “Test Attachment Cleaner” powertool on Visual Studio Gallery today.  ...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 12/08/2010

Issues with using Custom Counter in Goal Based Load Pattern inside Load Test

If you are using custom counter in goal based load pattern inside load test then you may come across...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 11/25/2010

Visual Studio 2010 Feature Pack 2– Pre-requisite hotfix details

Visual Studio 2010 Feature Pack 2 is now available. This required some changes in the core Visual...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 11/16/2010

Visual Studio 2010 Feature Pack 2 released–new set of Testing capabilities

Visual Studio 2010 Feature Pack 2 is now available.  See the following blogs for more details....

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 11/16/2010

Patch for Microsoft Test Manager released

We recently released a rollup QFE for Microsoft Test Manager that contains fixes for some crashes,...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 11/01/2010

Test agent, Test Controller and MSTEST FAQ

MSTEST: 1. Do I need to install full VS to use MSTEST? Is there any light weight option? You need...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 10/24/2010

How To: Give alternate path for picking test dlls?

Note: Cross posted from Gautam Goenka (MSFT). Permalink Microsoft Test Manager always uses the...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 10/08/2010

Coded UI Test and Fast Forward support on IE9 Beta

Please refer to...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 09/27/2010

New help topics and updates to topics for September 2010

This month we have some new help topics and updates to existing topics to help you accomplish your...

Author: Katrina - MSFT Date: 09/24/2010

Note: Cross posted from Gautam Goenka (MSFT). Permalink One question that I have been asked multiple...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 08/05/2010

If you are working with lots of builds in MTM and seeing sluggishness…

Note: Cross posted from Gautam Goenka (MSFT). Permalink If you are working with lots of builds (or...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 08/05/2010

Announcement - General availability of Visual Studio Lab Management

Earlier today, Dave Mendlen, senior director of Developer Marketing, announced that Lab Management...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 08/04/2010

Working with builds in MTM

Note: Cross posted from Gautam Goenka (MSFT). Permalink Typically when you are testing, you are...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 07/19/2010

Zindex issue while automating WPF application

Note: Cross posted from Siddhartha Pandey - MSFT. Permalink Below is a simple XAML code....

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 07/10/2010

NotSupportedException/NotImplementedException thrown when debugging Codeduitest

Note: Cross posted from Siddhartha Pandey - MSFT. Permalink Many of the customers have reported that...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 07/10/2010

Test Scribe Power Tool Update

We updated the Test Scribe Power Tool for TCM today to include a fix allowing it to function...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 06/30/2010

Troubleshooting Network Emulation

Troubleshooting Network Emulation This document is based on a recent premier customer support...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 06/24/2010

Producing a test run summary using Test Scribe

The newest release of Test Scribe now sits inside the Microsoft® Test Manager product as an...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 06/07/2010

Producing a test plan summary document using Test Scribe

The newest release of Test Scribe now sits inside the Microsoft® Test Manager product as an...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 06/07/2010

Test Scribe documentation power tool for Visual Studio 2010 released

I’m pleased to announce a major update to the Test Scribe power tool currently available in...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 05/28/2010

“Test Case Migrator Plus” (Excel/MHT to TCM) tool on codeplex

We have updated the “Test Case Migrator Plus (Excel/MHT)” tool (previously called Test Case...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 05/07/2010

VS2010 Web Test Plugins for Web Service Messages

When testing Silver Light applications, we frequently run into dealing with non-Html content types....

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/28/2010

Writing your own client using UITest Object Model

Note: Cross posted from Gautam Goenka (MSFT). Permalink In my earlier series on extensibility of...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/27/2010

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