TestDriven.NET Has Reached a New Milestone
TestDriven.NET, a TDD add-in for Visual Studio, has reached version 3.0. Some of the new features are: support for MSTest, .NET Reflector 6 Pro, VS 2010, Silverlight 4, NUnit 2.5.3, using the project’s .NET framework and others.
TestDriven.NET, which was developed under the name NUnitAddIn for a number of years, is a Visual Studio add-in that integrates the following testing frameworks: NUnit, MbUnit, ZaneBug, MSTest, NCover, NCoverExplorer, Reflector, TypeMock, dotTrace, MSBee. It is a tool for TDD developers. Some of its main features are:
- Run unit tests within any method, class, namespace, project or solution with a single-click
- Quickly evaluate any method or property as an ad-hoc test
- Jump to any method, type, project or reference inside .NET Reflector
- While debugging view any module or stack frame inside .NET Reflector
- Supports multiple unit testing frameworks including NUnit, MbUnit, xUnit and MSTest
- Runs in its own process for side-effect free testing
- Allows you to easily debug or run code coverage on any target tests
- Supports all major .NET languages (C#, VB, C++ and F#)
Some of the features appearing in TestDriven.NET 3.0 are:
- TestDriven.Net uses the .NET framework the project is using. This is needed since VS 2010 supports using multiple .NET versions.
- Full support for MSTest in VS 2008 and VS 2010.
- Full support for .NET Reflector 6 Pro
- Support for NUnit 2.5.3
- Support for VS 2010
- Support for testing with Silverlight 4
TestDriven.NET is compatible with the following VS versions: Visual Studio 2005, 2008 and 2010 running on Windows XP, Vista, 2000, 2003 and 2008 (32 and 64-bit). Support for VS 2003 has been removed.
TestDriven.NET comes in 3 editions:
- Enterprise – with a license per seat
- Professional – with a nominal license
- Personal – free nominal license for students, open source developers, and trial users.
The release notes contain complete details regarding the changes and enhancements appearing in TestDriven.NET 3.0.
Roy Rapoport Aug 28, 2014