VS 2010 Ships!

I am happy to say that VS 2010 is generally available starting today! Go to the Visual Studio home page for information. As you are probably aware, we put a huge investment in our testing products into this release. I outlined the new features with my post Elevating the Role of the Tester with Visual…

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Web Test Authoring and Debugging Techniques for Visual Studio 2010

Contents Overview How Web Performance Tests Work Overview of New Features in VS 2010 Debugging a Web Test to Find and Fix Dynamic Parameters Adding Your Own Web Test Recorder Plugin to Make Record/Playback “Just Work” More Recorder Enhancements in VS 2010 New Tools Options for the Recorder Looping and Branching in Web Tests Request…

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Install Visual Studio 2010 RC Today

Visual Studio 2010 RC is available on the Web today for MSDN subscribers. Go to the RC landing page for details. We have a very short window, just a few weeks, for incorporating feedback from you back into the product for RTM. Please install the RC today, so we can fix any critical issues you…

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New Web and Load Test Features in Beta2

In beta2 we added a number of new minor features, and a couple of major ones. We also changed our licensing model, which you can read about here. Here is a list of the minor features we added, along with a brief description of each. The last one in the list, compare two runs in…

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Updated Content for web tests and load tests

I’ve updated my collection of links for info on web tests and load tests. I had been publishing this to a sticky post on the forum, but ran into the size limit so I’m moving it to my blog. The page is here. Do let me know if you hit any links that are broken,…

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Content Index for Web Tests and Load Tests

Content Index for Visual Studio Web Tests and Load Tests Getting Started   Online Help 2010 Testing Application Performance and Stress What’s New for Web Performance and Load Testing Getting Started with Load and Web Performance Tests Creating and Editing Load and Web Performance Tests Running Load and Web Performance Tests Analyzing Load Tests Results…

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Web Test Authoring and Debugging Techniques for VS 2008

Web Test Authoring and Debugging Techniques for VS 2008 In Visual Studio 2008, many new features were implemented that eliminate the top issues found in the VS 2005 Web Test recorder, as covered in the white paper Web Test Authoring and Debugging Techniques. While many areas have been addressed, there will still be times when…

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Web Test Recorder bar not showing up

We’ve seen an odd problem on some machines where the initial user on Vista 64 doesn’t work. The work around is to delete your user settings, then the problem goes away. Go to control panel Open system Click advanced Click User Profiles Find yours and delete it Log back into the machine with your account…

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