Recording and automating tests sessions in a Visual Studio environment
March 13, 2019

Recording and automating tests sessions in a Visual Studio environment

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with Visual Studio Test Professional

It was used to manage manual and automated tests in a software development project using C#, Visual Studio. With Test Professional, the QA team could use a lot of Microsoft test features, without the need for a high-cost Visual Studio Enterprise license for each tester. It allows full integration with the SCRUM artifacts and product backlog management through Microsoft TFS.
  • Creation and handling of test plans and test cases.
  • Full integration with Microsoft Team Foundation Server, including Agile or Scrum templates.
  • Recording and automation of tests in Internet Explorer or Windows desktop environments.
  • Test Manager became outdated and can be fully substituted by Microsoft TFS features most of the time.
  • It contributes to budget reduction due to the use of less expensive licenses for QA team.
  • Using automation it contributes to reducing the time to market and the quality of the outcomes through regression tests.
Visual Studio IDE has a lot of test functions to developers. The Enterprise Version allows installation of full test manager features. It is best if you have a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement. Visual Studio Team System or Microsoft TFS incorporate a lot of test management features in the web solution. Then the only reason to use Test Professional is if you need to record and automate tests.
Test Professional will work better if the software has been tested on a Windows desktop or Internet Explorer. If you have Microsoft TFS, the reasons to use Test Professional are to record test sessions, automate tests and reduce the cost of QA team Visual Studio licenses.