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Coded UI doesn't work in windows 10 and Visual studio 2015

When I try to record and play a window app like calculator it does not record while it works for a web site and browsers. My windows version is 10 and Visual Studio version is 15. It says you ...
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Visual Studio 2013 Performance results analysis issues

I have to use VSTS 2013 ultimate as a Performance (Load) test tool for one of my project, I have my prior experience in JMeter, but client want only VSTS performance report. I have studied and used ...
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Load test Configuration in VSTS 2013

I have a web performance test created in VSTS 2013 ultimate and 1 execution round of this web performance test creates 1 entry in Database, no matter input data is unique or not, so same input data ...
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VSTS Ultimate not running all users in load test

I have a Web Performance test created in VSTS Ultimate 2013 with Record feature of the tool. This test involves the below mentioned scenario:- Login to application Navigate to the Search Page Open ...
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Comparison of JMeter vs Visual Studio Load Test

My organization is currently planning to test the load capability of our web application (we live in a third-world country, of which testing practice is a very new thing here). In accommodating this ...
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How to store security certificate exception for webtest

I am using Visual Studio 2015 to run a Web Performance test on our web site. The site uses SSL throughout. The tests run correctly on our 'production' site, but now I need to run them on our 'Staging' ...
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Document All SQL Calls in Visual Studio

As a QA tester I need to know all of the SQL Calls that a project is making in order to verify security concerns and access that the application my need. I know that I can find all of the SQL calls by ...
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Transaction Response Times in Visual Studio

I've been using visual studio (currently 2013) for performance testing for a while now, but, have realized that Transaction Response Time counters are not populated. This happens on all of my tests ...
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What deployment automation works well for .net 4.5 using webforms and database scripts?

What release automation works well for .net 4.5 using webforms and database scripts? Visual Studio web publish or Team City being utilised by Octopus is currently under investigation. What has been ...
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How to get TestComplete results in Visual Studio Online

I have been trying to get our TC (TestComplete) results in VSO (Visual Studio online) but so far I have not been able to get it to work. Below is a summary of my findings so far. The mht file that ...
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Limits of load tests from one machine / small controller-agent network

We want to load test a web application using load/stress tests in Visual Studio Enterprise 2015. With the number of concurrent virtual users in mind, how do we know when running these tests locally is ...
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Tool(s) for running C# tests with flow control

I have a collection of REST API tests, WebDriver based tests, Appium based tests and additional tests that run via shell. All written in C#. All tests are written as VS unit tests, and in the case ...
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Load testing selenium scripts in visual studio

I am wondering if someone has some advice for running load testing in visual studio, preferably with a selenium webdriver script. I know that JUnit can be integrated with JMeter, so that you can test ...
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PDF Automation using URL opened in Selenium, not a new URL

Currently im using Selenium Webdriver for c# and PDFBox to automate the PDF text of a report. Now, using PDFBox, we have the ability to parse a pdf given a URL link, with URL = new URL("link of ...
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Sync/Rendezvous point in VSTS 2013

Just to give background about the problem. Few weeks back I started using VSTS Ultimate 2013 for Performance and Load testing (this is Client's demand to use only VSTS), earlier than that I have ...
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Coded UI vs Protractor

I just joined a new company who doesn't work with any kind of automated tests. I have been hired to start test automation, and looking around I found two interesting options to e2e tests, Protractor ...
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Not able to see Test Run History in TFS

We have started IV&V of a project and the actual Test team of that project is maintaining Test cases over TFS. That team has already created and executed some part of the test cases. My part is to ...
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How to improve SpecFlow intellisense in Visual Studio

I'm using SpecFlow to write automated test cases for a project. I'm writing them in Visual Studio 2013 It's cool and the intellisense works, but I have some issues with it: Is it possible to limit ...
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Coordinate webtests in loadtests in vs2013

I am developing a load test in visual studio 2013. I build the load test from web performance tests and have each web performance test load data with a web test plugin the data goes into the context ...
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Web performance test does nothing

I'm trying to set up a web performance test in Visual Studio 2013 (the online tutorials seem targeted at earlier versions of VS). I right click in my solution explorer and select Add ... then Web ...
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wcf client test in vs 2010 tools

wcf client test I am using wcf test client in vs 2010 tools. First when i started tool, values came with null. I want to change value's dropdownlist with my default values. How can i do it?
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Custom query string extraction for visual studio web test

I created a custom extraction for a query string. However, when I run the test, I receive the following error: Context parameter 'parameterName' not found in test context. Have you seen this error?
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Passing a dynamically created query string for Salesforce application

I created a web performance test for a Salesforce workflow using visual studio. I created a custom extraction to retrieve a parameter from a query string. However, the request with the query string is ...
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redirect containing + is not being encoded properly by visual studio

I'm currently trying to create a performance test in Visual Studio 2013 for an older web application with numerous redirects. One of these redirects contains a url with a + in it. <h2>Object ...
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Remote testing Coded UI from Visual Studio throws “connection was actively refused”

I am attempting to run tests on a remote agent by using a test controller that is on the same remote machine. I have set up my TestSettings file as follows: <RemoteController name="MachineName" ...
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I need expert support for using MS testing tools for automated performance and functional testing

We are a software company using VB.NET and ASP.NET heavily, and recently have tried to use Microsoft Ultimate to do automated testing, but ... it doesn't work for us. We believe that we are doing ...
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How can I stop the visual studio test controller from throwing Error during DsBind operation: 5

We have a test controller set up to run CodedUI tests remotely from Microsoft Test Manager. This has been running without problem for months. However two days ago for no apparent reason (nobody was ...
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Where can I find “.browser” files for the latest browsers

Visual Studio Load Tests allow various browser to be simulated in the load presented. The available browsers are given by ".browser" files in directories such as (for Visual Studio 2013): C:\Program ...
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Why is Visual Studio 2013 not willing to run my Web Performance / Load Test?

I am attempting to run a simple Web Performance Test that I recorded in Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate. I click the 'Run Load Test' icon inside of VS, only to be greeted with the following error ...
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Are there any detailed tutorials for TFS, Visual Studio and MTM?

I've just started at a new company where the developers use TFS and Visual Studio 2013; they seem to use the two names interchangeably so I'm getting myself confused with which one is which and which ...
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Stress test mvc application

I am new to web performance testing. I was looking for tools with which I could stress test my mvc application written in c# and see how it performs under severe load. I want to simulate approximately ...
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Testing on restricted users

I am using visual Studio 2013 test agents and controllers to do testing on the end environment. The end environment is composed of a single virtual machine running Windows 7 with a user that has very ...
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Get Visual Studio (2013 Community) unit test execution messages

Hi, I'm trying to make "nice" test execution report and get next messages: Message StackTrace Elapsed time Test name and Test Outcome are easily taken as TestContext parameters, for output I'm ...
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What are CorrelationExtractionRules and CorrelationBinding attributes in web test files

What is the purpose of the <CorrelationExtractionRules> tag and the CorrelationBinding="..." attribute within the <QueryStringParameter ...> tag within a Visual Studio 2013 ".webtest" ...
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Query TFS 2013 to get recently automated

I want to find a method to query our TFS Server 2013 for test cases that have been switched from "Not Automated" or "Planned" to "Automated" within a given time period. I know I can create a query in ...
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What tools work well for automating .NET 4.0 web sites using web forms with dynamic data?

What would be the best solution to accommodate automated testing of web forms with code-behind (.NET 4.0)? Specifically, we need a solution that can automate web form testing and handle dynamic data ...
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Find text using Xpath with class (vb.net)

Hey guys ! This is on what I'm working on : Dim url As String = "http://brayket.byethost9.com/index.php?/shoutbox/" Dim web As New HtmlWeb() Dim doc As HtmlDocument = web.Load(url) Dim ...
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Should your QA Automated tests reside with application code? [duplicate]

We currently use Visual Studio 2013 and Silk4Test for creating our functional and regression tests. I am curious to know how others are storing a similar set up, meaning: Should our QA Test Project ...
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Load testing a C# client-server GUI application

I am looking for a way to perform a load test on a client-server GUI application, developed in .NET C#. I was under the impression that Visual Studio Team Foundation Server has an option for creating ...
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How to load test a workflow system with stages linked by email

I want to load test a web site that provides a workflow system. In this system, users register and then create a record. An administrator sees the new record in their task list on a web page; they ...
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Where should I create a coded UI project?

Should Coded UI tests be within the solution that they are testing (similar to Unit Tests), or should they be contained in a separate, generic Coded UI solution that is built only once and executed ...
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Need to validate compiled document using C# selenium in VS 2010

I am using selenium, C# at this point I am able to compile word document and then need to save as a pdf on desktop and then validate the links in the downloaded document with original parsed document, ...
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Load test with multiple credentials

Okay so I have created a very simple webtest. The purpose of this webtest is to attempt to login whilst simulating a few failing attempts. The webtest has the obvious credentials associated with it:- ...
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How to choose between tcm.exe, mstest.exe and vstest.console.exe

Using Visual Studio 2013 plus TFS and MTM. Want to run tests from the command line. There are three programs available. How do I choose which of tcm.exe, mstest.exe and vstest.console.exe I should ...
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What are features of MS Visual Studio Coded UI Test framework that are not present in other tools?

I've recently started working at an organization that has no automated testing in place. They are migrating to Team Foundation Server for project management and source control, and use Visual Studio ...
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Visual Studio 2012 + NUnit unit test integration

I am having a problem with integration my NUnit test integration. I have installed the test adapter for NUnit and also made sure that the extension is enabled, but no test are shown in the test ...
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How to save compiled document on Desktop using C# Selenium

Using Selenium WebDriver with C# in VS 2010, I compiled a document using automation and then I want to save the file on my desktop. During automation a new window is popping up to "save or open file". ...
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Load Testing in Visual Studio 2012

We currently use Visual Studio to drive load tests against our software, and I'm trying to determine where we can improve data collection. The best reference I've been able to find is here. Is this ...
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How to identify when application breaks in load testing using vsts?

i'm having hard time understanding the load test result in vsts to find when the application breaks under load. Is there any indications to find it. I searched about this in google, asked in stack ...
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Passing a dynamically created query string between requests in web tests?

So we have the following type of a URL: http://www.myurl.com/mypage.aspx?suid=145db467-907e-4e3d-b944-c1666f9d08d6 This suid query string is generated dynamically and is unique to the specific ...