WPF Application Quality Guide v.0.4 Released!

I am happy to announce that we have just released the fourth preliminary version of the “WPF Application Quality Guide” with the following new sections: a new Data-Driven Testing section, an updated article on Globalization and Localization Testing, a new article on Stability and Stress Testing, a new article on Accessibility Testing, and a brief…

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Introduction to TestApi – Part 2: Command-Line Parsing APIs

Series Index Overview of TestApi Part 1: Input Injection APIs Part 2: Command-Line Parsing APIs Part 3: Visual Verification APIs Part 4: Combinatorial Variation Generation APIs Part 5: Managed Code Fault Injection APIs Part 6: Text String Generation APIs Part 7: Memory Leak Detection APIs Part 8: Object Comparison APIs +++ Command-line parsers remind me…

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Introduction to TestApi – Part 1: Input Injection APIs

Series Index Overview of TestApi Part 1: Input Injection APIs Part 2: Command-Line Parsing APIs Part 3: Visual Verification APIs Part 4: Combinatorial Variation Generation APIs Part 5: Managed Code Fault Injection APIs Part 6: Text String Generation APIs Part 7: Memory Leak Detection APIs Part 8: Object Comparison APIs +++ I am starting a…

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TestApi v.0.1 Released

On Friday, we released the first preliminary version of an experimental library with test APIs, named … TestApi :). With this library, we are sharing internal Microsoft testing technology with the developer and tester community. We wanted to keep the first release small and contained, so that it can be easily grasped and critiqued, but complete enough to…

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WPF Application Quality Guide v.0.3 Released!

On Friday, we released the third preliminary version of the "WPF Application Quality Guide", adding a section 3 new sections: a suggested reading roadmap, a section on globalization and localization testing and a section on manual testing and record and replay. The guide is available here. You can also download it as a Word document….

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Jobs in the WPF Team

We (the WPF test team) are looking for several engineers, so I wanted to use the blog to point to the available positions in the team and give you a brief outline of the opportunities and responsibilities associated with each position.   Software Development Engineer in Test (see official job posting) As a SDET on…

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WPF Application Quality Guide v.0.2 Released!

Today we are releasing the second preliminary version of the "WPF Application Quality Guide", targeted at WPF application and component developers and QA professionals. Check out the document here or download the DOC version here. This second revision of the document has a lot of new content, so be sure to check it out.  We…

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First Media Center PC

A PC that holds all of your media (music, photos, home videos, movies), allows you to pause, record and play back live TV and looks like a regular consumer electronics device? Sure! It’s called a Media Center PC (or Home Theater PC, or HTPC) and I felt it was a high time to assemble one….

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WPF Application Quality Guide v.0.1 Released!

I am happy to announce that we have just released the first preliminary version of the "WPF Application Quality Guide". This document is targeted at WPF application developers and QA professionals. This document is a first of its kind, so we intend to iterate on it rapidly, modifying the content based on comments from you…

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"Starter Kit" Released!

I am delighted to broadcast that earlier today our team released the "Syndicated Client Experiences (SCE) Starter Kit and Reader SDK", affectionately known as "Starter Kit". The "Starter Kit" is a generalized application skeleton, that allows you as a developer to create reader applications similar to the popular NY Times Reader (#25 in PC World’s…

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