NUnit Converter V1.0 RC1

The first Release Candidate of the NUnit Converter has been uploaded to the GotDotNet workspace. It supports the following: NUnit 2.1 and 2.2 Visual Studio 2005 Team System – Released Version Developer Suite Team Suite Guidance Automation Extensions – December 2005 CTP You can download the release here. In the Release Notes I have detailed the…


patterns & practices Summit – Sydney

The patterns & practices summit in Redmond is finishing up today. I did a talk yesterday for the first time which was titled “Evolving to Patterns”. In the past I have found Design Patterns talks less than inspiring. They tend to be just a presentation of a catalog. The approach that I took this time…


Guidance Automation Toolkit Released

The December CTP of the Guidance Automation Toolkit has been released. This version works with Visual Studio 2005. You can download the latest here. I will be releasing a version of the NUnit Converter probably sometime tomorrow (Thursday – 15 December) that has a number of changes and works with the released version of Visual…


PDC05 Sessions

I will be in Los Angeles next week (September 13-16, 2005). On Wednesday (September 14) and Thursday (September 15) I will be in the Product Pavilion at the GotDotNet station. I don’t have specific times in which I will be there but if you let me know a time I will be sure to be there. If you…


The Devil in the White City

For awhile I have wanted to read the book “The Devil in the White City” by Erik Larson. I finally got a chance to read the book yesterday. The book details the work in bringing the Worlds Columbian Exposition to Chicago in 1893 juxtaposed with the grim story of serial killer H.H. Holmes. Having spent a…


JAOO, 2005

I have been to many conferences over the years. Lately I have been attending mostly Microsoft related events like TechEd and PDC. However, these conferences don’t have a strong focus on software engineering and methods. The best conference that I know of for software engineering and methods related talks is JAOO. I was very happy to…


NUnit Converter V0.5

I have released V0.5. You can get it here. Due to the feedback I received from Scott Densmore this new version has support for files contained in folders within a project and a number of other bugs he and Brian Button found when converting the tests in Enterprise Library. The other feature that was added to this version…


Article: Unit Testing in .NET Projects

From Peli’s Blog… Unit Testing in .NET Projects by Jay Flowers and Andrew Stopford — The article describes how to use features in NUnit, MbUnit, and Visual Studio’s new integrated unit testing.  



From Brad Wilson (The .NET Guy) Italicize the ones you’ve seen and Bold the ones you actually liked. I was surprised by how many of these I had seen. I had to go to #42 “Rush Hour 2” before I missed one and I only missed 6 out of the 100. I guess it figures, I’m old…


NUnit Converter V0.4

I was talking with Scott Densmore and Brian Button who are busy converting the tests in Enterprise Library to use Visual Studio 2005 Team System and they mentioned that they would like to have the converter convert all the files that are contained in a project. The early versions worked on single files. I had…