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Hook Visual Studio Web Tests in to TFS Team Build has posted another of my Team System “tips” on their site.  This one walks you through running Visual Studio Web Tests from a Team Build.

Run Visual Studio Web Tests from a Team Foundation Server Build
By Ben Day
13 Nov 2009 | 

One of the great features of Visual Studio 2008 is the ability to test Web applications using Web Tests. Web Tests allow you to record a user’s path through a running Web application and turn these actions into an automated test that Visual Studio can later run against subsequent builds of your application. They’re immensely helpful for quickly validating Web application builds to see if your application is working properly. The idea is that you record your use cases as Web Tests and then Visual Studio can QA your application for you. This eliminates a lot of tedious manual testing and can greatly speed up your testing cycles.

Here’s the link to the complete article.
Here’s a link to download the source code.


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