You can automate the testing process in several ways. This tutorial explores one way to automate, by using the MSTest utility from the Windows command prompt.
- [Voiceover] When you run unit tests in Visual Studio,…they are really being processed by the MSTest utility.…You can automate the testing process in several ways.…One of the ways is to run the test with MSTest…from a command prompt or via a batch file.…Another way is to use a continuous integration…and continuous deployment tool.…For this demonstration, I'll use the traditional…Windows command prompt and type in the commands.…It's easy to transfer those commands…to a batch file if needed,…or if you prefer, the modern approach,…configure PowerShell to run the commands.…
I'll start by looking at a Visual Studio solution.…Right-click on it and choose open folder in File Explorer.…The first thing I want you to see is the default location…for the test results.…When you create a MSTest unit test project in Visual Studio…it assumes that the tests are gonna go…in this test results folder.…So, if you want your command line unit tests to go in there,…you're gonna need to run MSTest from the same folder…that contains the solution file.…
- 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 Beginner
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
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