Review continuous test results after a build

Last Update: 4/7/2017

Visual Studio 2017 | Visual Studio 2015 | TFS 2017 | TFS 2015

After your build finishes running continuous tests using Visual Studio Team Services or Team Foundation Server, review your test results to start analyzing any problems that you found.

  1. In Visual Studio Team Services or Team Foundation Server, go to your team project.

  2. Find your build to open the build summary:

    Go to Build hub, build definition, build summary

  3. Review the summary for your test run results. Here you'll find changes in new, failed, and passed tests, how long these tests took to run, how long these tests have been failing, and more.

    View test run results summary

  4. Organize your test results using the group and outcome lists.

    Organize your test results

  5. To start debugging a failed test, review the resulting error and stack trace.

    Error and stack trace for a failed test

  6. To trace the results of a test across builds, view the test history.

    Open the test history page

  7. In the history page, review when a test started to pass or fail.

    Viewing the test history across builds

    Group the list of results using the drop-down list. Mouse over a bar in the chart to see a pop-up summary, or select a bar to view the detailed test results for that build.

  8. Test results are also summarized in the release summaries in the Release hub. Choose any of the percentage values to see the full summary in the Test hub.

    Test result summary in Release hub

Q & A

Q: Can I find a specific test run?

A: Yes, by finding that test run here:

Find test run

Q: Can I find specific results from a test run?

A: Yes, after you find your test run, create a query to find the test results you want:

Find specific test results

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