Testing Tools

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Unit Testing

Write, execute, and debug unit tests in the language and test framework of your choice. Rich set of built in project templates, and test frameworks that support multiple platforms make it easy to get started.


Generate interesting input-output values for your methods, and save them as a small test suite with high code coverage. Automatically evolve them as your code evolves. Dramatically reduce the effort to create and maintain unit tests for new or existing code.
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UI Testing

Verify that the whole application, including its user interface is functioning correctly by automating tests that drive your application through its user interface.

Load and Web Performance Testing

Scale your tests to hundreds of thousands of concurrent users and generate load from multiple regions worldwide.
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Test Explorer

Powerful Test Explorer provides a single window from where you can organize, run, and debug your tests, and view test results. Easily configure Continuous Testing by automatically running tests after every build.

Ambient Test Indicators

Inline display of test results for your code. Inspect, run, debug your tests, and navigate to the tests right from the code editor.
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Code Coverage Analysis

Fully integrated code coverage analysis to help you visualize, and report on, line level and block level code coverage for both managed and native applications.


Rich isolation framework that allows you to replace any .NET method with a delegate. The Fakes Framework in Visual Studio supports unit testing by providing isolation by way of detours and stubs.
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