Stages of the software development cycle

I’ve been in the software business for a very long time. I’ve seen lots of good and bad practices in that time and would like to share some of my thoughts on them. Mostly, I will talk about practices that affect quality and schedule. To facilitate that discussion, I’ll start by defining the various stages…

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How many items are there in a WPF ListBox?

I received a question through my blog. The question was about “a GroupBox which lists some errors. The count of these Errors(ListItems) vary. How can I count the no. of Rows in GroupBox?” Technically, a GroupBox contains only 1 item defined by its content but that’s not a useful answer!  Often the content of a GroupBox is…

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Testing resources from the WPF team

Hey!If you are new to testing WPF applications or to testing in general, the WPF team has just released a new version of their quality guide. It has a lot of useful information and resource links related to testing in general and testing of GUI applications. You can either look at an online version or…

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Testing WPF applications with the White UI Test framework

For the past few weeks, I have been test driving the White UI Test framework. It is an open source extension for the NUnit test framework. There are already blog tutorials on using the White UI Test framework with WinForms (see Ben Hall’s blog) so I focused on using it to test WPF applications. The…

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