Troubleshooting launch issues with xaml based apps using Coded UI Test

This blog assumes that you have a prior understand of functional testing with Coded UI Test on Windows Store. If not, please go through the introduction blog for Windows Store Apps. Here I would cover troubleshooting issues with the XamlWindow.Launch() API that has been explained in detail here. To summarize from the later blog the… Read more

Using Coded UI to test XAML-based Windows Phone apps

In order to ship a great quality app to the Store, it is essential that you test it and flush out the bugs. End to end scenario tests when automated can help you ensure that any regressions in the app are caught early. With Visual Studio 2013 Update 2, you can now write automated end-to-end… Read more

Coded UI MTM Issues on Internet Explorer with KB2870699

        Update: Fix for VS 2012 is now available here Fix for VS 2010 SP1 is now available here         There was a recent security update (KB2870699) rolled out on Internet Explorer which has made some changes on IE11IE10IE9, affecting Coded UI Tests, MTM Record and Playback and MTM… Read more

Coded UI Test Gesture support in Visual Studio 2013

As part of Coded UI Test’s support for windows store apps introduced in Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 as detailed in this blog , there is now playback support for touch gestures on Windows Store Apps. These gestures are only a simulation and hence one would not need to have a touch monitor to use these… Read more

Launching a Windows Store Application using Coded UI Test

This blog assumes that you have a prior understanding of Coded UI Test for Windows Store Apps. If not, Please read the “Introduction” blog of Coded UI Test for Windows Store Apps. This blog explains how to launch a Windows Store Application using Coded UI test. API Definition and Usage: In Visual Studio 2013, Users… Read more

Using Coded UI to test XAML-based Windows Store apps

In the last few months since Windows 8 RTM’ed, we have seen the number of apps on the Windows Store grow significantly. There are several different aspects to shipping a great app to the Store. One of these is testing your app to ensure that the bugs are flushed out and you have automated tests… Read more

Introducing JavaScript Execution on InternetExplorer and CrossBrowser in Coded UI Test

This blog assumes that you have a prior understanding of Coded UI Test and some experience with Recording and Playback on either Internet Explorer or Cross Browser.  A good starting point for Cross Browser testing would be here. This blog explains the new “JavaScript Execution” capability of the Coded UI test on Internet Explorer as… Read more

Retrying failed playback actions with Coded UI

This blog assumes that you have basic understanding of Coded UI and are familiar with the code generated from a recording on Winforms, WPF or Web applications. A lot of times, while running a UI test, our test runs into an unexpected page\state, say an unexpected error dialog, dismissing which would make our test work,… Read more

Migrating Coded UI Test Projects on VS 2012

In Visual Studio 2012, Coded UI Test projects provide silent upgrade features where if you open a Coded UI Test project which was created in Visual Studio 2010 SP1, it will get repaired automatically to support both Visual Studio 2012 & Visual Studio 2010 SP1. Similarly if you create any new Coded UI Test project… Read more