Pex and Moles – Test Power Tools from Microsoft Research

Today we have released two new Power Tools from Microsoft Research, Pex and Moles.  Pex and Moles are Visual Studio 2010 Powertools that help Unit Testing .NET applications.  Pex automatically generates test suites with high code coverage. Right from the Visual Studio code editor, Pex finds interesting input-output values of your methods, which you can…


Using Instrumented Builds to Analyze Testing and Find Dead Code

As part of my weekly duties since joining the Quality Tools team, I have been providing code coverage analysis to the team, ensuring that our automated tests cover a required percentage of our shipping code.  This has been a fun exercise for me, allowing me to both gain a better understanding of what code coverage…


Running Tests with Code Coverage

As I talk to customers I find that there are many different work flow models.  I use the term “work flow” to describe all the things you do to get complete your objectives.  That work flow can be documented and shared with others at the office.  Having a positive and efficient work flow is important,…