To determine what percentage of your project's code is actually being tested by your unit tests, you can use the code coverage feature of Visual Studio. This video shows how code coverage analysis is integrated into the Test Explorer tool.
- [Voiceover] To determine what percentage of your…project's code is actually being tested by your unit test,…you can use the Code Coverage feature of Visual Studio.…The more code that is tested in the application,…the more thorough your test results can be.…The Code Coverage features are available on…Visual Studio Enterprise edition only.…In my project I have six unit tests.…In a real application I might have hundreds or thousands…of unit tests, for this demonstration I'm using…a small subset of tests.…I'm looking at my tests and they're all passing.…I'm feeling pretty good about our project and our unit tests…until a coworker walks into my office one day and says,…did you realize we're not testing our account class?…I could look through the thousands of unit tests…in our project to verify this true, or I could use…an automation tool to look at the Code Coverage path.…
In Visual Studio, to use the Code Coverage tool…you right click on a test in the test explorer…and then choose Analyze Code Coverage for Selected Tests.…
- Examining types of frameworks
- Choosing a naming convention
- Creating unit tests
- Running unit tests with Visual Studio
- Modifying and correcting code
- Handling exceptions
- Installing and using nUnit
- Viewing test results with CodeLens
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 08/22/2017. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover live unit testing and creating a project with the unit test framework.
1. Create a Simple Unit Test Framework
2. Unit Testing Conventions
Choose a naming convention5m 59s
3. Work with Visual Studio Unit Testing Framework
4. Work with xUnit
5. Work with nUnit
6. Additional Topics
Goodbye Updated1m 1s
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