Testing Ruby Applications on Windows Azure – part 3: Remote Desktop

In part 2 I discussed how to create a startup task to run tests during application startup. But what if something goes wrong and your test output contains a bunch of failures or the output isn’t generated? If the fix is obvious, making the required changes and redeploying is the obvious path, but if the…

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Testing Ruby Applications on Windows Azure – part 2: Output to File

In part 1, I presented an overview of testing on Windows Azure. One thing that I missed in the original article is that while there’s no testing framework for Ruby that exposes a web front-end, it’s perfectly possible to have your test results saved out to a file. The Test For this example, I’m using…

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Running VisualPHPUnit in Windows Azure

Last month, I wrote a post that outlined 3 ways to test PHP applications in Windows Azure, and since then I’ve covered two of those approaches: Running PHPUnit in Windows Azure (uses RDP) and Automating PHPUnit Tests in Windows Azure. In this post I’ll cover how to use a web-front end (VisualPHPUnit specifically) to run…


Automating PHPUnit Tests in Windows Azure

To start the new year off, I’d like to follow up on a couple of posts I wrote last month: Thoughts on Testing OSS Applications in Windows Azure and Running PHPUnit in Windows Azure. In this post, I’ll show you how to deploy your PHPUnit tests with your application, have the tests run as a…


Running PHPUnit in Windows Azure

In my last post I suggested 3 strategies for testing OSS/Azure applications. In this post, I’ll dive deeper into the first suggestion by showing you how to run unit tests (using PHPUnit) in Windows Azure. (I’ll assume that you have PHPUnit installed as a PEAR package.) If you read my last post, you may recall…