Tag Archives: Test

Week 2 roundup

Last week recap and links: On thoughtworks I found an interesting articel called Perceptual testing. Compare websites in different environments by taking screenshots. Easy File Locker is a tool I used this week to reproduce a bug with locked files. … Continue reading

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Executing Unittests in parallel

My machine has a multi core processor, but my unittests only run one at a time. In Visual Studio 2010 the option to use more than one core and run unittests in parallel is there, but well hidden in the … Continue reading

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Azure as test environment

My current project involves the mono framework. It is crossplatform and runs on windows, linux and macos. The lack of diskspace (and time) for setting up a linux machine and the lack of money to buy a new macbook pro … Continue reading

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Use your own performance counters

Create and use your own performance counters to see how you program is doing in performancetests, stresstests, production, … First register the performance counters. This is done with a PerformanceCounterCategory that contains the CounterCreationData objects for the performance counters. Be … Continue reading

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Expose WSDL

Working with my java colleagues I came to love SOAPUI for testing services. Now Microsoft seems to have catched up with the WCF Test Client. A blog post of dotNET colleague Rick van den Bosch made me search for it … Continue reading

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Microsoft Developer Days 2011 in The Hague – day 2

Declarative refactoring C#Chris showed the ?? operator that is the ? operator that tests if a nullable type is null and provides a default. He also showed the Tuple.Create and the dynamic type to remove out parameters, Yield return can … Continue reading

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Microsoft Developer Days 2011 in The Hague – day 1

KeynoteThe days started with Arie talking us through the keynote.Scott talked about old programming languages, followed by the MVC and the concept of (Lego) blocks. How everything should be pluggable and fit together. Wade spoke of the Windows Azure Appfabric … Continue reading

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