How To: Use Xperf

This is Syed Aslam Basha here from Relationship experience division (RXD) team. You can use Xperf tool to capture trace and narrow down exact processes/operation which is causing performance issue like CPU usage, disk utilization by process, File I/O Types, processes usage and etc.   Example: To trace disk IO and CPU usage run the…

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How To: Use CUITe

This is Syed Aslam Basha here from Relationship experience division (RXD) team.   CUITe is coded UI test enhanced framework available at http://cuite.codeplex.com/ useful for test UI automation. The advantages of CUITe is reduced code, better readability and maintainability. Let me show how to use CUITe. Download and install from http://cuite.codeplex.com/ Launch CUITe_ObjectRecorder Enter website…

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How To: Create a new file of a specific size

This is Syed Aslam Basha here from Relationship experience division (RXD) team. For one of my application testing I required files of specific different size starting from 1 MB to 1.5 TB. Using fsutil you can easily create a new file of a specific size as shown below: Syntax: fsutil file createnew <path with name…

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Web Test recorder not shown in Internet explorer when recording web performance test

This is Syed Aslam Basha here from Relationship experience division (RXD)  team.   When using Web performance tests it might not show web test recorder in Internet explorer (IE) meaning the web test recorder add-on is disabled. If web test recorder is not visible in IE you need to enable “Web Test recorder 10.0” add…

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How To: Enable tracing for UI Test components using config settings

This is Syed Aslam Basha here from Relationship experience division (RXD)  team. You can enable tracing for the following components using the respective config files mtlm.exe.config – For MTLM features CodedUITestBuilder.exe.config – For coded UI test builder QTAgent32.exe.config – For coded UI test The config files are located at “%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\Common7\IDE” Update EqtTraceLevel…

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How to: Enable Tracing for CUIT using registry setting

This is Syed Aslam Basha here from Relationship experience division (RXD)  team.   Trace logs helps in debugging and identifying issues better. We can enable trace logs for coded UI tests as:   Launch regedit and navigate to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\10.0\EnterpriseTools\QualityTools\Diagnostics] Check the key values for “EnableTracing”=dword:00000001 “TraceLevel”=dword:00000004 “1” indicates tracing is on “0” indicates tracing is…

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Test Impact Analysis

This is Syed Aslam Basha here from Relationship experience division (RXD)  team. Test impact analysis helps developers to quickly identify the tests(unit/CUIT) that need to be run for the latest code change. It’s one of the features in visual studio 2010 (VS) available in Premium and Ultimate editions. It works with only managed code. Let…

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Run CUIT from Microsoft Test Manager 2010

This is Syed Aslam Basha here from Information security and risk management team. In continuation with previous blog let me show you How To run CUIT from Microsoft Test Manager (MTM) 2010.   Launch MTM from Start –> All Programs –>Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 – > Microsoft Test Manager 2010 Click on the plan tab,…

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Creating test settings in Microsoft Test Manager 2010

This is Syed Aslam Basha here from Information security and risk management team. In continuation with previous blog lets create test environment for the test plan in Microsoft Test Manager (MTM) 2010. Launch MTM from Start –> All Programs –>Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 – > Microsoft Test Manager 2010 Click on organize tab, select the…

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C# Code Coverage using VS2010

This is Syed Aslam Basha here from Information security and risk management team. Code coverage describes the degree up to which the source code of the program has been tested. The process would involve setting up code coverage and testing the entire application. Preconditions You should have pdb files for the DLLs and deployed the…

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