The Visual Studio Test Explorer window is the chief tool for running unit test in the IDE. This tutorial shows how to run the tests and inspect the test results.
- [Voiceover] To test my methods,…I can use the Test Explorer.…Now, I don't have any tests showing up here,…if you're seeing the same thing on your computer,…you'll wanna go to the build menu…and choose build solution.…Now my three tests show up, they have the blue icon…on the side, that means I haven't run the test yet.…To run the test, I right click on the test in Test Explorer…and I choose Run Selected Tests.…On the bottom of the screen in the output window,…I see that a test started,…that the test run finished,…there was a single run that happened,…and this is how long it took to run through the test.…
I could also see, in test explorer,…there is a green bar at the top…that means all the tests that I ran passed successfully.…And then I can see some detail information down here.…I can see that one test passed, and two tests have not run.…I know what you're thinking,…"I have a successful test, even though there's no code…"in my test method."…That's because I haven't run any assertion code yet,…and so, since nothing happened in this method,…
- 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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