Using standard icons in a rehosted Workflow Designer

In this post I’ll show how you can easily use appropriate icons within the Workflow Designer toolbox. There are a number of posts out on the web that show varying ways to do this, however the method I’m proposing is most probably the easiest and most flexible. In days of yore you would simply use…


Reading summary results from the VS2010 load test database

I’m with a customer in the labs this week doing some performance work and one of the tasks we wanted to do was to programmatically read the load test database in order to retrieve a table of summary data from a test run. My customer has instrumented their application well, and came prepared with 3…


VS2010: Could not read result repository, Named Pipes etc

I’ve just come across a problem with load testing on Visual Studio 2010 (which probably amounts to a RTFM issue, but who does that anyway?) When installing the load test controller I specified the machine name as ‘.’. Nothing in the setup told me this would be a problem, but it was. When I then…