What's new in Orcas in Web, Load, and Unit Tests?

Lot's of new stuff for web, load, and unit tests in Orcas. Follow the links for more info.

Web test

· Recorder now records AJAX and popups

· Test-level validation rules

· Auto-validate response URL

· Composition/decomposition, also here and here

· Easily bind to csv or XML

· UI improvements in playback

· Support for multiple web test plugins and parameterized plugins

· API improvements

· Expected HTTP code

· Request-level plugins

· Correlation helper (in beta 2)

Load Test

· Load test result manager

· Summary report

· Support for multiple graphs, new performance graph, vertical zoom, synch zoom

· New load model for user pacing, users running

· User init/terminate functions, also here

· Support for iteration count, cool down

· Unit tests under load performance improvements

· Profiler Integration

Unit Test

See Naysawn's posts here and here for more info on these.

· Perf improvements

· Better code generation

· Better scheme for accessing privates

· Auto-cleanup of results (beta 2)

· Option to goto error (beta 2)

· New command key shortcuts (beta 2)

· Zero-deployment option (beta 2)

· Data binding improvements

o Easily bind to csv, XML

o Auto-deploy local files and fixup connect strings

o Iterate correctly in a load test