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Test Professional Frequently Asked Questions

Hello everyone - Please find some answers to the most common questions that we have been getting...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/23/2010

Import multiple unit test assemblies using TCM.exe

Syed just posted a blog about how to import unit tests from multiple assemblies in one hit. Check...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/22/2010

MTM Issue with large numbers of builds

Today, I was working with a customer that was have a performance problem with Microsoft Test...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/22/2010

Bug Attachments

In this blog, I am going to discuss about how attachments are stored when you file a bug from the...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/20/2010

Quick Survey on Fast Forwarding

I have created a quick survey to capture the usage of fast forwarding feature for manual testers....

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/15/2010

Action Recording and Action Log

There has been a lot of confusion regarding difference between action recording for a test case and...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/15/2010

UITest Framework – Mozilla Firefox support in VS 2010

Introduction Test Package for Mozilla Firefox will be a feature pack for Visual Studio 2010 that...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/15/2010

UITest Framework – MFC support in VS 2010

Introduction In Visual Studio 2010, CodedUITest provides partial support to MFC applications. It...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/15/2010

UITest Framework - SharePoint support for VS 2010

Introduction UITest framework supports Sharepoint 2007 & 2010 as any other ASP.Net application....

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/14/2010

UITest Framework – WPF Plugin – Part 2

In the Part 1 of this blog we looked at how the WPF plugin of UITest framework records and playback...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/13/2010

UITest Framework – WPF plugin – Part 1

Introduction UITest uses Windows Automation API 2.0/3.0 also known as UI Automation (UIA) to drive...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/13/2010

UITest framework – Winforms Plugin - Part 2

In the Part 1 of this blog we looked at how the Winform plugin of UITest framework records and...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/13/2010

UITest framework – Winforms Plugin - Part 1

Introduction UITest framework supports Windows Forms (in short Winforms) applications developed...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/13/2010

UITest Framework – IE Plugin – Part 2

In the Part 1 of this blog we looked at how the IE plugin of UITest framework records and playsback...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/13/2010

UITest framework – IE Plugin - Part 1

Introduction to IE Plugin The plugin for Internet explorer makes use of mshtml for accessing the DOM...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/13/2010

UITest framework in Visual Studio 2010 – Part 2

In Part 1 of this blog we saw UITest architecture and how it is used in Microsoft Test runner. In...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/13/2010

UITest framework in Visual Studio 2010 - Part 1

Introduction Visual Studio Team System (VSTS) 2010 has lot of exciting features which caters to the...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/13/2010

Upgrading Coded UI Test Projects from Beta2 to RTM

We have released a tool on Visual Studio Gallery to upgrade Coded UI Test projects created in Beta2...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/11/2010

SearchConfiguration.NextSibling

Note: Cross posted from Siddhartha Pandey - MSFT. Permalink In this post I will be describing what...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/10/2010

How To: Do image comparison in Coded UI Test

Note: Cross posted from Gautam Goenka (MSFT). Permalink This is guest blog by my colleague Rajeev...

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

Multiple Queries Open in MTM

I mentioned this a while back, but it is an easy thing to forget so I bears repeating for everyone...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/02/2010

FAQ: Why is my application launch not recorded properly?

Note: Cross posted from Gautam Goenka (MSFT). Permalink In Coded UI Test, we support “Intent Aware...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/01/2010

Extending Visual Studio Unit Test Type part 2

It seems I am still learning the wonders of blogs.  I have finally posted this but it seems to...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 04/01/2010

How To: Get UITesting methods working outside the TestMethod of Coded UI Test

Note: Cross posted from Gautam Goenka (MSFT). Permalink This is another questions that I have got...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/30/2010

Automating Mouse actions with two button clicked at same time

Note: Cross posted from Siddhartha Pandey - MSFT. Permalink There is no workaround in recording. But...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/25/2010

Extending supported properties set of a control

Note: Cross posted from Gautam Goenka (MSFT). Permalink In my previous blog I mentioned that based...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/25/2010

Troubleshooting errors in Test Runner

Welcome to the troubleshooting page for Test Runner in Visual Studio 2010. This is a repository of...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/25/2010

Writing extension for WPF custom control

Note: Cross posted from Gautam Goenka (MSFT). Permalink Ever since I wrote extensibility series on...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/23/2010

Testing support for Silverlight apps in Visual Studio 2010

Whenever we talk about platform coverage for UI automation one of the frequent requests is support...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/23/2010

Recording of MIX10 session on Coded UI Test

Note: Cross posted from Gautam Goenka (MSFT). Permalink Euan did a wonderful session in MIX10 on...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/22/2010

Update on Coded UI Test support for Silverlight

Whenever we talk about platform coverage for UI automation one of the frequent requests is support...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/22/2010

How To: Validate background color or other custom properties of WPF control in Coded UI Test

Note: Cross posted from Gautam Goenka (MSFT). Permalink Coded UI Test uses accessibility (UI...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/20/2010

A Deal for VS Pro Users

Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional will launch on April 12 but you can beat the rush and...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/17/2010

Visual Studio 2010 Test Professional

I’ve been asking our marketing team where I can point customers to a site on Microsoft.com for Test...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/17/2010

How to keep your Test Plans / Suites in sync with your Unit Test assemblies

This post gives a step-by-step guide to keeping your Test Plans / Suites in sync with your Unit Test...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/12/2010

Analyzing Test Results in MTM - Part II

Introduction In the previous blog post Analyzing Test Results in MTM– Part 1 we have seen how to...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/12/2010

Analyzing Test Results in MTM – Part I

Introduction CodedUITest can be executed in many ways, from VS IDE, MSTest.exe and from Microsoft...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/12/2010

How To: Get automation working properly on data bound WPF list or combo box

Note: Cross posted from Gautam Goenka (MSFT). Permalink WPF makes it really easy to data bind...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/10/2010

Brian Keller presents an evangelist’s view of VS2010 testing tools

http://blogs.msdn.com/briankel/archive/2010/03/01/a-different-way-of-presenting-the-visual-studio-20...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/08/2010

The Test Management API

Two posts that give some examples of how to use the Test Management API have been posted over at...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/08/2010

Pex and Moles – Test Power Tools from Microsoft Research

Today we have released two new Power Tools from Microsoft Research, Pex and Moles.  Pex and...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/05/2010

How To: Select a list item directly

Note: Cross posted from Gautam Goenka (MSFT). Permalink This question came up couple of times from...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/04/2010

Beta release of Coded UI Test support for Mozilla Firefox!

Today we have released the Beta of “Visual Studio Test Package for Mozilla Firefox” which can be...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/04/2010

“Run Tests in Current Context” after upgrading from Visual Studio 2010 Beta2

If you have upgraded from Visual Studio 2010 Beta2, you may have noticed that when using the Visual...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/03/2010

Blog Stats

Back around late September 2009, our team began actively blogging about our product, just released...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/02/2010

Our User Education team has been doing a lot of work getting our online help topics ready for...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 03/02/2010

Running two Microsoft Test Manager’s Side By Side

When working with Microsoft Test Manager (MTM), you might want to run two at a time. We often want...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 02/26/2010

Keyboard Shortcuts in Microsoft Test Manager

Sometimes when using Microsoft Test Manager (MTM), you want to quickly zip around the application,...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 02/26/2010

Test Scribe for Visual Studio 2010 RC – Test Plan Document Generation

I’d like to announce an update to Test Scribe that is compatible with Visual Studio 2010 Release...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 02/25/2010

How To: Get same test running under different environments

Note: Cross posted from Gautam Goenka (MSFT). Permalink A while back, I got following question from...

Author: VSTS Quality Tools Date: 02/25/2010

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