Workaround to upgrade VSTS 2005 Test Projects in Visual Studio Team System 2008 – Development Edition

Some users report an issue in Visual Studio Team System (VSTS) 2008 – Development Edition. In the Development Edition, they failed to upgrade VSTS 2005 Test Projects. We have verified this is a product defect only in  VSTS Development Edition and Visual Studio Professional Edition. We understand the impact of this issue, we are working…


What’s new in November 2007 CTP: Automation for Navigation

Manual Test Runner (MTR) is one of the key portions of Rosario with which we are hoping to capture the imagination of the manual tester. Read more… AfN-Automation for Navigation is a feature that we are adding to MTR to enrich the testing experience, to facilitate the tedious manual testing! It helps the tester to…


Come chat with the Visual Studio Team System group – December 5th

Join members of the Visual Studio Team System product group to discuss features available in Team Foundation Server, Team Suite, Architecture Edition, Development Edition, Database Edition, and Test Edition. In addition, discuss what’s new for these editions for Visual Studio 2008.   We will be holding two sessions:   Join the chat on Wednesday, December…


Test Edition 2008 Documentation Posted

The Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 documentation is live. Team System Test Edition can now do a lot more for you. (For example, you can now call one Web test from another Web test, and run unit tests in Visual Studio Pro.) To see a full list of what’s new in Test Edition, look here.  …


Right-Click Test Execution

One of the great new features of Visual Studio 2008  is the ability to run your unit tests from the context of a test method or a test class.  This feature is known as right-click execution and provides a mouse-based complement to keyboard shortcuts for running a single test method or all the test methods in…


August 2007 Rosario CTP: Test Case Management

Test Case Manager is a new feature in the Microsoft® Visual Studio® Team System code name “Rosario” August 2007 CTP. TCM allows you to do some exciting new things. One of these is creating a Test Case with test steps. These steps let the test author tell the manual tester how to perform the test….


First Rosario CTP now available

Jeff Beehler wrote about the release of Microsoft® Visual Studio® Team System code name “Rosario” August 2007 CTP.  I want to call your attention to what Team Test has added in this preview that are worth checking out.  If you have been asking us to do more around test management and manual tests, you’ll definitely want…