• .NET Testing & ALM

    Fiddler Gets a New Website Backed with Community Resources

    A few months back our announcement of Fiddler joining the Telerik family received huge response in the community. As part of our efforts, we made it a point to ask you for advice and feedback on next steps. Much like the news itself, this request was well received and funneled back to us amazing, interesting and very useful feedback and advice. The impact of the community has helped us stay focused and devoted to the thousands of Fiddler users, and deliver on our promise to provide better user experience, support resources and additional product features in the months to follow. ...
    April 11, 2013
  • .NET Testing & ALM

    Working With Visual Studio: A Familiar Environment

    As I mentioned in my last post's closing, Test Studio's plugin for Visual Studio lets developers and coding testers work right in an environment they’re familiar and comfortable with. You’ve undoubtedly customized Visual Studio to fit your particular needs: display settings, window behavior and layout, and any number of other plugins and productivity tools such as Telerik’s JustCode. Working with Test Studio inside of Visual Studio leaves you the ability to pull in other tools easily through NuGet. Do you prefer using NUnit or MbUnit for their powerful Assert and fluent interfaces? Go right ahead! (Note that you can also ...
    April 08, 2013
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    Working With Visual Studio: Developers and Functional Testing

    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: Recorder: Record and update tests. Use the DOM explorer to craft custom find logic to ensure your tests make the best use of locators specific to your ...
    April 05, 2013
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    Working with Visual Studio: Write Code Where Needed - Part 2

    In the first part of this blog post we covered some common scenarios for setup and configuration of your tests to ensure the overall test suite maintainable over the long run. Now, we’ll talk about backing APIs, extended tests, and test oracles. Backing APIs As powerful as Test Studio is, every project will end up needing some form of coded infrastructure at some point. Backing APIs make it much easier to handle the setup and configuration tasks mentioned above. You could work with Test Studio Standalone and use an empty coded step in an empty test as ...
    April 04, 2013
  • .NET Testing & ALM

    Configuring Firefox for Fiddler

    Mozilla Firefox is unlike most Windows browsers in that it does not use the system’s proxy and certificate settings by default. That means that Firefox may require some additional configuration to work properly with Fiddler.To get Firefox running with Fiddler, you need to:Configure Firefox to proxy its traffic to Fiddler.Configure Firefox to trust Fiddler’s root certificate.Fortunately, both of these are simple tasks.Configuring the ProxyFirefox’s proxy settings are found by opening its Tools menu, clicking the Options item, and opening the Advanced settings. Select the Network tab. At the top of the tab, click the ...