Coded UI Test- Extensibility VS2013 Update2

Irfan Ahmed, Senior Support Escalation Engineer, brings this amazing write up on Coded UI Test-Extensibility. Read on!! In this blog, we are going to talk about some changes in Coded UI extension (CUIT) classes in Vs2013 Update 2.  In VS2013 Update 2 we enhanced the Coded UI Test extensibility model to support plugins built for…

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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 ASP.NET profiler in load test with Visual studio. People often gets confused with the article below in setting up ASP.NET profiler data diagnostic in load testing. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd504817.aspx Here is how you can enable it: First thing is install…

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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 the correct information. Symptom Visual Studio Load Test losing transaction timings issue if abort the test. Resolution 1) In C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\QTAgent *.exe.config             Add <add key=”StopTestRunCallTimeoutInSeconds” value=”600″/> <add key=”DataCollectorCleanupTimeoutInSeconds” value=”600″/> in <appSettings> section. Caution: There…

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Issues with MSTest Command Line utility in Visual Studio 2013

Deepak Mittal, Support Escalation Engineer, shares his experience with MSTest command line utility in Visual Studio 2013 in this blog post. Read on.. Problem Description: The MSTest 12.0.21005.1 command line utility (Part of Visual Studio 2013) is unable to run tests within a project that use the Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Caching.2.2.0.0 NuGet package. Any tests utilizing classes within…

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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 the build definition specified in this blog.   Select the Builds tile. Right-click on the build definition in my case this is RMWebAppReleaseTemplate and select the Edit Build Definition option.Select the “Process” Tab. Select the ReleaseDefaultTemplate.11.1.xaml template….


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 Path•    Defining a Component•    Configuring a Release Template     1. Defining a Release Path for running Automated Tests as part of Release       Prerequisites:     Visual Studio Ultimate, Premium, or Test Professional (version…


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

  There are 3 main steps required to trigger Release from Team Build: •    Defining a Release Path•    Defining a Component•    Configuring a Release Template   1. Defining a Release Path for triggering a Release from Team Build   Navigate to Configure Paths | Release Paths and double-click on the “New”. Change the name of…


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 Path Defining a Component Configuring a Release Template   1.Defining a Release Path with multiple deployment stages for deploying Web Application as part of a Release Navigate to Configure Paths | Release Paths and double-click on the…


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 issues while profiling the application with Visual Studio 2012. Read on..    Problem Description: Recently while working with the customer, found two unique issues with profiling the application   with visual studio 2012. a.  Vsperfcmd.exe was throwing below error while…

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Testing with Microsoft Test Manager(MTM) 2012

This post is written by ALM Support Escalation Engineer, Deepak Mittal. It explains the known issue when you run data driven unit tests in virtual environment with MTM in Team Foundation Server 2012 Problem Description: When you run your data driven unit tests in virtual machine environment with MTM, you may get below errors: The…

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