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Windows Store applications are slowly becoming more popular. If you’re going to do any Windows Store development, you’ll need to shift a few paradigms in how you code – and how you test. There are hundreds of webcasts and blogs detailing Windows Store programming, but I want to explore testing Windows Store apps. The Summary (or, TL;DR) There’s ok news and bad news. The good news is you can test ...
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In Test Case Manager, you can open a test run that has failed and set the Failure and Resolution types for the failure. I’ve had a lot of customers ask me if it’s possible to customize the lists. Up until now, the answer has been no. However, in the middle of a bunch of improvements released in the CTPs of QU2 (Quarterly Update 2), Brian Harry mentioned that it is now possible to customize the ...
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Arguably one of the best features of TFS is Lab Management. I loved Lab Management in TFS 2010, even though it was a real pain to set up. There were a lot of moving parts and setup was tricky, but once you got SCVMM configured the rest was magic. TFS 2012 improved Lab Management in three very significant ways: If you don’t have SCVMM, you can still benefit from Lab Management by using Standard ...
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So you’re sitting down planning some tests for your shiny new code, only to find that your code uses WebClient to download a file. No problem – you’ve been reading about Microsoft’s new Fakes framework, so you just right-click the System reference in your test project and select “Create Fakes” and you get a bunch of cool fakes to work with. But going a bit deeper into the Rabbit Hole, you realize ...