Developers working on functional testing don’t have to be focused solely on coding tasks. They should also able to work with any of the tasks around
creating, editing, and maintaining automated UI testing. Test Studio’s plugin gives developers (and coding testers!) the ability to work seamlessly with
functional tests directly within Visual Studio.
Working inside Visual Studio leaves team members with complete access to the critical features that make Test Studio Standalone so useful:
I'm a huge proponent of whole team testing, and I firmly believe teams adopting this approach will see tremendous successes over those that don't. Developers (or coding testers) working with Test Studio's plugin for Visual Studio can help create and maintain great automation suites without leaving their regular working environment. You've got access to all the great tools that make Test Studio so terrific right in the same place you're doing all your coding-fu!
More blog posts on the topic of Developer Testing: Working with Visual Studio: Write Code Where Needed & Working in a Familiar Environment.
Jim Holmes is the Director of Engineering for Test Studio. He has around 25 years IT experience. He's a blogger and the co-author of "Windows Developer Power Tools" and Chief Cat Herder of the CodeMash Conference. Find him as @aJimHolmes on Twitter.