Extensibility in Team Edition for Database Professionals

I just gave a presentation at the annual Visual Studio Partner Summit on extensibility points in Team Edition for Database Professionals. So I thought it would be a great opportunity to share this on my blog as well.   When I think of the extensibility points, I typically group them in three categories. The first…


Creating a custom test condition: ResultSet Column Count

I wanted to walk you through just how you can go about creating your own custom test condition. This test condition will be added to the existing suite of in the box conditions and can be leveraged just like all of the other conditions inside the database unit testing designer.   Let me first motivate…


Team Data CTP5 is available!

I would like to announce that Team Edition for Database Professionals Community Technology Preview 5 is now available!   You can download it here.   Click here to find out about the latest additions.   And here for our product website.   Sachin Rekhi


Sample Code from Today’s Webcast

I was asked if I could provide some of the code samples that I showed during today’s webcast. So I thought I’d post them right here.   One example I showed was how to use the regular expression generator to generate phone numbers. The expression I used was the following.   [0-9]{3}-[0-9]{3}-[0-9]{4}   You could…


MSDN Webcast: Gert and Sachin on Database Testing and Refactoring

Gert Drapers, Development Manager, and I did a MSDN webcast yesterday on Database Testing & Refactoring using Team Edition for Database Professionals. This is the third part of a four-part series on Team Edition for Database Professionals. I would encourage you to check it out! You can see me walking through exactly how you can…


2 connection strings in database unit testing

If you’ve had a chance to play with database unit testing in Team Edition for Database Professionals, you have probably noticed in the below Database Test Configuration dialog that we allow you to specify up to 2 separate connection strings for use in running your database unit tests.       The first connection string…


Under the hood of database unit testing

In previous posts I have showed you how to create various kinds of database unit tests using Team Edition for Database Professionals. In this post I wanted to take you a little deeper and show you exactly how it works. With this knowledge, you’ll be able to customize your tests even further for complete power…


Public Test Condition Extensibility

I’m very excited to announce that Team Edition for Database Professionals will support public test condition extensibility! This means that you can easily create your own UI-based client-side test conditions. This provides great flexibility in extending the library of test conditions that we provide in the box.   Below is the current set of conditions…