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  1. Increase startup speed in VS2017

    Please, increase the startup speed in Visual Studio 2017. Every now and then it shows me a window with extension-related startup delays, and asking to disable them.

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    • to support custom Xunit test cases

      As discussed on Twitter (https://twitter.com/remcomulder/status/782892104485703681), I'd like NCrunch to support custom test cases.

      xUnit has the support for custom test cases, as the STAExamples of the xUnit Samples demonstrate (https://github.com/xunit/samples.xunit/tree/master/STAExamples). That relies on using your own test discoverer, and specifying a custom test case. When you run that in NCrunch, it fails with a cast exception (https://gist.github.com/tiesmaster/5ecb8bf76aab6ee3cb2bfcc9d4f08e72#file-stacktrace-of-staexamples-on-stable-xunit-packages-downgraded-to-2-1-0).

      I think this is a niche feature, since this something that won't be used that often, but still a powerful feature, so it would be really nice to have this.

      15 votes
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      • Support [TestProperty]

        MSTest allows us to tag tests with [TestProperty] attributes and their values are then available as this.TestContext.Properties.
        However, ncrunch is not populating this dictionary, so a test using these attributes works in mstest/resharper, but fails in ncrunch.

        6 votes
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        • 1 vote
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          • Rerun flaky test

            I'm using NCrunch for more than 2 years.
            IMHO it's must-have extension.
            When I come to new company that do not use NCrunch I need to fix/stabilize some test to run with NCruch engine.
            But still I stay with few flaky test.
            I need to rerun them few times to filter trully failing test.

            It would be nice introduce option for my case with flanky test.
            It could be rerun count before test is treated as failed
            Other option to introduce 3rd test state: flanky.

            9 votes
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            • Enable "hotspots" indicators also for awaited asynchronous method calls.

              I would like NCrunch to display the actual time taken for an async method to have been called, when using await, instead of showing 0ms, just like they do for ordinary synchronous calls.
              See http://screencast.com/t/1mwMqiK0bi

              Example code:
              [TestFixture]
              internal class TestFixture
              {
              private async Task FooAsync()
              {
              await Task.Delay(1000);
              }
              [Test]
              public async Task AsyncTest()
              {
              await FooAsync(); //Coverage marker indicates 0ms duration.
              }
              [Test]
              public void NonAsyncTest()
              {
              FooAsync().Wait(); //Coverage marker indicates 1s duration.
              }

              }

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              • Display Reason for ignored tests

                I use Nunit, with ExplicitAttribute(string reason) on TestFixture class.
                The tests are correctly ignored but there no reason visible in NCrunch Tests window.

                It would be nice to have the reason, when I select an ignored test. Perhaps in Trace Output (which is empty for ignored tests).

                6 votes
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                • Fix up layout of custom engine modes test filter builder screen

                  Currently the "Test Filter Builder" screen in custom engine modes renders very badly. (This is on my 4K laptop screen). See http://imgur.com/Vw5Q1qZ.

                  This makes the feature barely usable - would be great (and hopefully simple) to fix it.

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                  • Provide parallelized execution time on Performance markers

                    Today, NCrunch shows the execution time across all threads on its performance markers.

                    If code is run in parallel, e.g.

                    Parallel.For(0, 100000, DoSomething);

                    the execution time is somehow misleading as it is not the real execution time (eg. 5 seconds) but instead the overall time (eg. 1 minute).

                    It would be nice if NCrunch would show both times, the actual time needed for the loop as well as the overall time accross all threads.

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                    • Expose MSpec's [Subject] details in the tests window

                      MSpec uses a [Subject] attribute to nominate the unit-under-test and optionally allows a "concern" to be specified.

                      In R# these items appear in the test runner window as part of the test name, however in NCrunch there doesn't seem to be any way to get at this information, which is unfortunate.

                      There just seems to be a level of organization missing when working with MSpec tests. It would be really helpful to be able to group the tests either by the [Subject] attribute, or by the file name that the test is defined in.

                      6 votes
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                      • Be able to specify which class(es) a test is covering

                        I've noticed that in our test suite, various classes are showing as having code coverage through implict usage i.e. I'm testing class A, which is using class B within a tested method, and so lines of class B show as covered, when there's no dedicated tests for class B.

                        Technically class B is getting tested there, but it would be nice if we had an attribute we could optionally use (multiple times per class/method), which specifies which class(es) the class/method is testing.

                        [Tests<A>]

                        Then the code analysis will only calculate the LoC coverage for classes specified by the attribute(s) on…

                        6 votes
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                        • Support Gauge

                          Please consider adding support for Gauge (http://getgauge.io). Gauge is an open source test platform, started by ThoughtWorks, for writing specification by example. It is similar to Gherkin, only it uses Markdown. Steps are bound to code using StepAttribute binding.

                          72 votes
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                          • Integrate with the upcoming project rider, similar to what WallabyJS does

                            Integrate with the upcoming IDE from jetbrains to support project rider. Project rider is already available for download. Based on intellij. NCrunch couldn't do exactly what WallabyJS is doing and providing a number of IDE integrations.

                            56 votes
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                            • Mutation Testing

                              Perform Mutation Testing on the test cases to identify incorrect test cases.

                              4 votes
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                              • Hits count on coverage marker circle

                                When I click on a coverage marker circle, a windows pops up with Test name and execution time information.
                                It would be nice to have also a third column indicating how much times the test hit the current line

                                4 votes
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                                • Make the columns resizable without reducing the width of the next colum.

                                  Currently, if you want to make the Name column larger and drag the column separator, it reduces the width of the Status column. I'd rather have the width of the other columns unchanged (with a scrollbar to see the columns that are now outside the window).

                                  In order to reduce the size of the column, simply drag the right column separator to the left.

                                  7 votes
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                                  • Show impacted tests filter button

                                    When running only some tests (base on a custom filter) automatically, I would like to see impacted tests that are not in the filter appearing in the Test Window. Adding a filter button "Show impacted tests" will do the trick!

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Support .NET Core

                                      I'm new to NCrunch. I've just seen on Pluralsight and fell in love with it at first sight.

                                      However, I'm working in a project platformed on .NET Core.
                                      Do you plan to support it in the near future?
                                      (Maybe if lots of us vote?)

                                      83 votes
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                                      • Coverage on If statements

                                        Ncrunch does not appear to check all conditions in an if statement for 100% coverage.
                                        i.e. if (x || y) only requires that x is tested, not y.

                                        23 votes
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                                        • ARM support

                                          Please compile / release for ARM as well as x86/x64.
                                          I am looking to run the NCrunch Grid on machines which use ARM chips and noticed there are only x86/x64 builds.

                                          5 votes
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