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Coded UI Test- Extensibility VS2013 Update2

Irfan Ahmed, Senior Support Escalation Engineer, brings this amazing write up on Coded UI...

Author: Nitish Nagpal Date: 12/07/2015

How to set up ASP.NET profiler data diagnostic in load testing

Deepak Mittal , Support Escalation Engineer, has written this amazing post on how to set role for...

Author: Nitish Nagpal Date: 05/18/2014

Issues with load test due to interim abort

Problem Description: If you run the load test and you abort it in between, then result does not show...

Author: Nitish Nagpal Date: 05/18/2014

Issues with MSTest Command Line utility in Visual Studio 2013

Deepak Mittal, Support Escalation Engineer, shares his experience with MSTest command line utility...

Author: Nitish Nagpal Date: 05/18/2014

Release Management: How configure Team Build definition to automatically trigger a Release - walkthrough

Launch Visual Studio 2013 from the taskbar and open Team Explorer. Connect to Team Project that has...

Author: Teodora Stanev - MSFT Date: 03/17/2014

Release Management: How to run Automated Tests as part of a Release - walkthrough

There are 3 main steps required to run Automated Tests as part of Release • Defining a Release...

Author: Teodora Stanev - MSFT Date: 03/17/2014

Release Management: How to trigger Release from Team Build - walkthrough

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE There are 3 main steps required to trigger Release...

Author: Teodora Stanev - MSFT Date: 03/16/2014

Release Management: How to deploy web application as part of a Release - walkthrough

There are 3 main steps required to deploy web application as part of a Release: Defining a Release...

Author: Teodora Stanev - MSFT Date: 03/16/2014

Issues while Profiling the application with Visual Studio 2012

This post is written by ALM Support Escalation Engineer, Deepak Mittal. It explains the two specific...

Author: Nitish Nagpal Date: 12/26/2013

Testing with Microsoft Test Manager(MTM) 2012

This post is written by ALM Support Escalation Engineer, Deepak Mittal. It explains the known issue...

Author: Nitish Nagpal Date: 11/29/2013

Session on Automation with Lab Management by Deepak Mittal

Automation with Lab Management October 18, 2013 4PM – 5:30PM Indian Standard Time Click hereto...

Author: Nitish Nagpal Date: 10/08/2013

Tester field in MTM shows different user information

Following comes from Deepak Mittal, Support Escalation Engineer Problem Description: Tester field in...

Author: Nitish Nagpal Date: 09/24/2013

Issues with Test agent configuration with Test controller

Deepak Mittal, Support Escalation Engineer, brings us this support experience today.... Problem...

Author: Nitish Nagpal Date: 09/24/2013

Available Updates for Visual Studio 2010 Testing Tools

List of all available updates for Visual Studio 2010 Testing Tools: You experience slow performance...

Author: Teodora Stanev - MSFT Date: 05/19/2013

How to run Load test from Team Build 2012

Create a new Build Definition using the Default Process Template in TFS 20120. For a complete walk...

Author: Teodora Stanev - MSFT Date: 10/29/2012

Test Attachment Cleaner for VS2010 - everything you need to know

TFS2010: Test Attachment Cleaner and why you should be using it...

Author: Teodora Stanev - MSFT Date: 10/08/2012

Issues while configuring TFS 2010 with the test controller in different domain

Problem Description: You may face issue while configuring TFS 2010 with the test controller which is...

Author: Nitish Nagpal Date: 10/01/2012

Issues with some of the counters missing while adding them to the load test settings on non-English OS

Problem Desc: You may face issue with some of the counters missing while adding them to the load...

Author: Nitish Nagpal Date: 10/01/2012

CssIteration attribute defined in the test case to update the Iteration path does not perform the operation as expected

Problem Description: CssIteration attribute which you define in the test case to update the...

Author: Nitish Nagpal Date: 10/01/2012

Problem description: Performance issue with the CodedUI test while searching for the HTMLHyperLink...

Author: Nitish Nagpal Date: 05/24/2012

MFC controls not getting recognized on XP machine

Problem Description: Recently got an issue where after migration of the VC++6.0 application to...

Author: Nitish Nagpal Date: 05/24/2012

Issue while running test from MTM when both MTM and TFS are in different domain and TFS is configured on SSL

Issue description: If you have configured TFS 2010 in domain environment A along with SSL...

Author: Nitish Nagpal Date: 04/12/2012

Issue while triggering the load test from VS2010

Issue description: You may face issue while triggering the load test from VS2010 and controller and...

Author: Nitish Nagpal Date: 04/09/2012

After changing the area path cannot run the tests from test manager

PROBLEM DESCRIPTION ================== After changing the area path when trying to run tests from...

Author: Nitish Nagpal Date: 03/30/2012

MTM Empty Tester Field

Issue with the Tester field empty in the test cases while working with MTM 2010 Problem Description:...

Author: Nitish Nagpal Date: 03/30/2012

Troubleshooting tips for webtest fail during playback of the recorded scripts

Problem description: Here I am describing some tips around troubleshooting webtest failure during...

Author: Nitish Nagpal Date: 03/30/2012

Issue while running test from a workgroup environment in MTM and TFS is in domain environment

Issue description: If you have configured TFS 2010 in domain environment along with SSL...

Author: Nitish Nagpal Date: 03/30/2012

VS2010 load test report does not show up performance counters

Issue description: You may notice that performance counters for database server does not show up in...

Author: Nitish Nagpal Date: 03/30/2012

Test Impact Analysis (TIA) does not work for WCF app when hosted in IIS

Problem You are trying to use Test Impact Analysis on your current project. The application is an...

Author: Teodora Stanev - MSFT Date: 07/20/2011

How to avoid 4-part naming to linked server to an Oracle database in SQL Server while using DBPro

Scenario 1. You have set up a linked server to an Oracle database in SQL Server 2. You have created...

Author: Teodora Stanev - MSFT Date: 06/30/2010

Issue with building 2008 project from TFS build 2010

If you are building 2008 solution that contains a web project that has a 32 bit dll reference and a...

Author: Anjana Mazumder MSFT Date: 05/31/2010

TFSbuildServiceHost service doesnot start automatically when the build machine reboots

When build machines reboots the tfsbuildservicehost service does not start automatically and throw...

Author: Anjana Mazumder MSFT Date: 05/31/2010

Test Class Inheritance is not working in the VS2010

If you have a test class inheritance and you using tfsbuild to build, you get the following error...

Author: Anjana Mazumder MSFT Date: 05/31/2010

Code Analysis Policy error “The operation could not be completed. The parameter is incorrect.”

If you change the code analysis policy settings and click on either "Merge with checkin policy" or...

Author: Anjana Mazumder MSFT Date: 05/31/2010

After upgrading VS 2008 C# project to VS 2010 project, its not building and fail with error “The type 'ABC.Class1' is defined in an assembly that is not referenced. You must add a reference to assembly 'XYZ.Test1'

lf the projects were building fine in VS 2008 but after upgrade to VS 2010 project it’s not...

Author: Anjana Mazumder MSFT Date: 05/31/2010

How to generate multiple .trx (test results) files and publish them with custom names while using Team Build 2008

1.Inside your TFSBuil.Proj file overwrite the BeforeTestConfiguration target with something similar...

Author: Teodora Stanev - MSFT Date: 05/05/2010

DBPro: How to resolve self-referencing database calls in Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR Version 9.1.40413.00

PROBLEM: You cannot resolve self-references through the current DBPro Project database reference...

Author: Teodora Stanev - MSFT Date: 02/25/2010

When playing back a recorded web test with Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Test Edition SP1 the web test fails due the size of the Response

Scenario: You have a recorded a web test using Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Test Edition...

Author: Teodora Stanev - MSFT Date: 02/25/2010

How to use Team Build (TFSBuild) to build a MSI package for an ASP web service/ASP Application conditionally

Scenario: We have a VS solution that includes an ASP web service/ASP Application and a deployment...

Author: Teodora Stanev - MSFT Date: 02/25/2010

TFSBuild fails with error MSB4018 "ResolveKeySource" task failed unexpectedly

When you upgrade from TFS 2005 to TFS 2008, if your project has strong name setup then building your...

Author: Anjana Mazumder MSFT Date: 07/24/2009

Can you bind Validation Rules to datasources?

And the answer is yes. I came accross this question many time so thought of putting a blog on it....

Author: Anjana Mazumder MSFT Date: 07/22/2009