Feature Requests

  1. Filter on test category

    I would like the "Search" window in NCrunch Tests also match test categories (and maybe other columns as well?).

    (going "all in" the grid component could maybe be replaced with a component with filter-per-column possibilities)

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  2. Pin tests matching engine mode

    Before selecting an engine mode (e.g. "Performance Tests") I would like to see which tests that would be executed for this mode, e.g. by pinning them. This way I can choose only to test run a single matching test for triage.

    Ideas for implementation:
    A) Create a sub menu on each engine mode "Pin matching tests" or similar, while the top menu item (engine mode name) still behaves as today.

    B) Add a NCrunch tests window toolbar button "Do not run tests automatically", then add a menu item "Pin test matching current engine mode". Then one can disable auto-execution, select…

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  3. Possibility to check code coverage on Pull Request with VSTS

    I'd like to be able to check the code coverage on new code when one of my developper do a pull request using VSTS and Git.

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  4. Support Install Directory Outside of AppData

    Due to security restrictions on programs executing out of AppData at my company, they whitelist another directory where we can install development software. Because NCrunch does not allow an install directory outside of AppData, I am unable to get it to work under this security policy.

    It is pretty common to allow custom install paths, so I am requesting that you support this feature for NCrunch as well.

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  5. Add "Configure selected component" RMB menu on NCrunch project warnings

    [v3.22]
    Today I can select a project in NCrunch Tests window and RMB and choose "Configure selected component" to easily find it in the NCrunch Configuration pane.
    However for project warnings I cannot do this (e.g. for warning "NCrunch detected unusual behaviour around the resolution of referenced assemblies required by this project in its test environment"). and must manually navigate to the project in the configuration pane, which is tedious for large solutions.

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  6. Add "/VS" switch (vstudio version) to grid node server configuration

    I have some tests requiring vs2013, these work fine with ncrunch.exe since I can use the /VS version.
    However when I use vs2017 for local development the tests are failing (since the grid node uses vs2017 if that is available).
    I would like the grid node configuration to be able to specifiy a vs version to use, so I can dedicate 1 grid node to run in vs2013 environment (in combination with capabilities to ensure such tests are run on that)

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  7. Option to suppress TC service msg "NCrunch result: TestFailure" in console tool

    From https://forum.ncrunch.net/yaf_postst2618_NCrunch-Console-and-TeamCity-muted-tests.aspx

    I want to be able to utilize TeamCity Test Muting (see https://confluence.jetbrains.com/display/TCD18/Muting+Test+Failures ) and therefore I need NCrunch to not report build failure via TC service message if a test fails.

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  8. Detect Microsoft.Net.Compilers references and automatically copy it to the workspace

    The Microsoft.Net.Compilers package allows projects to use a specific version of the compiler. When NCrunch attempts to build a project referencing that package it will fail by default with the error: "packages\Microsoft.Net.Compilers.2.4.0\build\..\tools\csc.exe" is invalid." The current workaround is to add the tools directory for that package in the "Additional Files to Include" dialog.

    NCrunch should recognize that this package is unique and handle it automatically.

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  9. Add window showing slowest lines of code

    The slow hotspot markers were super useful in me rewriting portions of test / application code to speed them up.

    It would be useful to be able to see a list of the slowest lines of code so attention can be given to refactoring them.

    Bonus points if this can be sorted based on total time under test, and also average time under test

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  10. allow copy paste from exception details window

    It would be helpful to be able to be able to copy paste text from the exception details popup that displays when you click the X mark in the ncrunch gutter, e. g. stack trace, exception message, ...
    Right now, the test has to actually be executed in debug mode in the task runner to be able to copy text from the standard visual studio exception popup window

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  11. Allow to rerun all tests matching current engine mode

    If I have 2 engine modes "Manual" and "All Automatically except HttpTest", I must toggle between the 2 in order to re-execute all tests.

    I would want a way to execute all tests matching the active engine mode, without having to toggle between "Manual" and the one I would want to be re-executed.

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  12. Engine mode condition to allow distribute processing only of some tests

    Summary: I would like to specify an engine mode e.g. "Run db tests locally, all other distributed".
    Details: I would like to define grid nodes condition in the NCrunch engine mode settings. A first simple step would be to add setting similar to "Tests to execute on this machine", but under the Distributed Processing node. This way I can ensure no test with category [DbTest] is executed on grid nodes, but only on local (where I have the test db set up).

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  13. Attribute to exclude specific tests from automatically running

    I have several unit tests and integration tests within the same project. It would be great to have an attribute to exclude the integration tests from automatic runs. These tests would only be trigger-able manually

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  14. Include Process Id in NCrunch Console Timeline report

    I would like to see when NCrunch starts up a new, or reuses existing, process in the NCrunch Console Timeline report, so I can find if long test run duration is due to process startup time or due to slow test run.

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  15. Add a way (toolbar button ideally) to pin visible tests.

    Often I want to pin failing tests, then make a change so a large number pass, then I want to unpin the passing ones. I can unpin all, show only failing then would like to pin all visible.

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  16. Allow negative wildcard inclusions

    NCrunch allows you to add files and directory to include in the workspace using file globbing patterns. This is a great feature. However, this feature could be improved to also allow you to specify "negative inclusions", which would greatly benefit large solutions.

    My solution has 107 projects in it and one of the projects is a test project that runs some "solution-wide" tests using Roslyn Compiler Services. So this test project requires that the entire solution be in the workspace. However, what I don't need are all the *\{bin,obj}\*.* files, just the *.cs and *.csproj files.

    Currently, it's really difficult…

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  17. Run same test with different configuration options (similar to NUnit's TestCase)

    Let's say I need to support 2 db providers (e.g. SqlServer and Sqlite) and I write the same (1) test for both but in the configuration file for the test project I define which db provider it should connect to.

    Currently the work process is something like:
    1) Run all tests with SqlServer provider setting set
    2) Change configuration file to use Sqlite provider.
    3) Re-run all tests to tests towards Sqlite provider.

    What I would like to have is something like:
    1) In a setting for a test project, define x number of "environment configurations" where I guess the…

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  18. improve indicators for explicit and ignored tests

    I use Nunit but I guess there are similar concepts for other test frameworks. Currently any explicit or ignored tests have white icons in the editor and show as unexecuted in the tests window.

    I would like the option to change these indicators. In particular to change the colour/shape for the ignored/explicit tests icon in the editor.

    I would also like a filter for both explicit and ignored tests in the tests window. This would help me to track these tests down quickly

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  19. Allow to run in memory only

    It would be nice if I could run ncrunch in memory only. That would extend the lifetime of SSDs and would be much faster. At the moment this is only possible with a ram drive.

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  20. Allow AssemblyVersion to be ignored in order to prevent errors in NCrunch

    If the AssemblyVersion attribute contains an asterisk (eg "1.0.0.*") then NCrunch cannot reliably build the solution.

    Currently, there is no way to prevent NCrunch from resolving the AssemblyVersion of each project and this causes problems with inconsistencies and NCrunch reporting build errors because MSBuild is expecting a different version of the assembly to the one provided.

    The current alternative to this involves polluting non-test project files with NCrunch-related hacks, which is not very clean.

    In order to resolve this issue, I suggest that a setting feature be added to NCrunch which allows AssemblyVersion resolution to be disabled.

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