Feature Requests

  1. In Test window, Server column for grouping rows should include all servers for children (not just one of them).

    In my case Server always says "(Local)" if any child test ran locally. I think this should be a comma-delimited list like Category. Next best thing would be leaving it blank.

    If I'm filtering for failed tests only, the current behavior is really a bug, because all of the failing tests may have ran on one node server that isn't (local), yet the grouping row alone still says (local). So it makes scanning the server column to troubleshoot issues (in this case node server dependency config issues) confusing.

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  2. Add AlwaysImpactedAttribute for Run Impacted Tests Automatically mode

    It would be useful if there was an AlwaysImpactedAttribute that could be attached to a test method so that it always executes when a code change is made.

    The use case I am thinking of occurs with Automapper. We have a test that executes AssertConfigurationIsValid(), but when the engine mode is in "Run Impacted Tests Automatically" NCrunch will not detect that this test needs to be run whenever we make changes to the models in the solution.

    If I could put an attribute on that test method that says 'always run', I could continue to use the "impacted only" engine…

    2 votes
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  3. Support for debugging with the 'Microsoft Child Process Debugging Power Tool'

    When debugging tests with NCrunch the 'Microsoft Child Process Debugging Power Tool' (https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=GreggMiskelly.MicrosoftChildProcessDebuggingPowerTool) does not work.

    Maybe this can be fixed.

    1 vote
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  4. Introduce NCrunch.TestContext or similar to get info of current running test, e.g. attributes

    Original thread: http://forum.ncrunch.net/yaf_postst2127_NCrunch-attributes-on-interface.aspx

    I would like a way, in similar to NUnit\s TestContext, to read information about current running test.

    One piece of information I would like is attributes like [ExclusivelyUses]; In a complex test setup I might share test logic for multiple tests, and then it would be good to ensure that the proper attributes are applied on the tests to e.g. avoid deadlocks, or ensure an integration test has [ExclusivelyUeses("IntegrationTest")] attribute set etc.

    1 vote
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  5. Add PriorityAttribute: This can Improve parallel execution dramatically

    The tests are ordered for execution depending on automatic generated priorities.

    Execution of an isolated test (e.g. needing exclusively the "Task Runner" Resource) causes that no new tests are put into the Pipeline (local and grid node) until this test is started.

    If I could set the PriorityAttribute to all isolated tests, I could run them all together at the end rather then often interrupting the Pipeline that contains many long running tests.

    4 votes
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  6. Allow "Build Successful" messages to be suppressed in Tests view separately from green tests.

    I usually organize my Test window by project. I sometimes want to see the green tests in the Tests window to keep a consistent view as tests alter between red and green, and to remind myself of which subset of tests I'm currently monitoring. However I almost never want to see all the Build Successful messages there for projects that don't contain any tests (in my case, that's dozens). If a build fails, I would still want to see it, but otherwise all that green is just a lot of noise to me.

    Is there a way to suppress those…

    1 vote
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  7. keyboard shortcut to reset ncrunch (after build failure)

    I would love a keyboard shortcut to reset Ncrunch.
    I don't know if its possible to assign it myself, could not find it in customize keyboard.
    maybe the disable and (re)enable Ncrunch sequence is the same as a reset,...?

    Use case:
    - I open a solution in VS 215
    - ncrunch starts and reports green on risk/progress bar
    - I get latest version for a solution from sourcecontrol
    - build fails because there are not new nuget packages referenced.
    - I build the solution which does a nuget restore
    - then I have to open the ncrunch tests window (using…

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  8. Allow metrics to show method/function level coverage

    Currently the metrics allow the drilling down of coverage to the class level, but I'd like to be able to drill down into individual functions, and perhaps even properties.

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  9. Support MoeIDE regards code coverage icon rendering

    After installing MoeIDE (
    https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=vs-publisher-593793.MoeIDE), for VS 2017, and configuring a background image, I noticed that NCrunch's code coverage icons are no longer visible.

    It seems that MoeIDE might be displaying the background image over the NCrunch icons. It would be awesome if NCrunch's icons could be adjusted in order to render on top of any images MoeIDE displays.

    1 vote
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  10. Keyword highlight in test output window

    I have tons of log output during tests, however often I'm most interested in log output from test itself I am currently working with. Thus it would be helpful if I could highlights lines containing specific keyword (e.g. "*Test" to highlight test related log lines from test loggers).

    1 vote
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  11. Support for Paket

    Paket is an alternative package manager that support NuGet packages. Currently NCrunch will auto detect NuGet packages that have build targets in the csproj and copy the tools folder into the workspace for that package.

    This does not work when using Paket and requires manual fixup of the additional files to include the tools folders.

    Please add support for Paket based NuGet references in the same way as NuGet is supported.

    7 votes
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  12. Allow Font Size Control Through Visual Studio's Standard Environment Font Target

    Font sizing for the output window is configurable in NCrunch, but font sizing for all other NCrunch windows is not. Please allow users to control NCrunch font sizing through the Visual Studio “Environment” font target. This font target, under "Tools-->Options-->Environment-->Fonts and Colors", is designed specifically for this purpose. See the section “Environment Font” under section “Show settings for” at: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/kw7t0545.aspx

    Other tools, like JetBrains ReSharper, use this method and it works very well. For those of us who change our font sizes to minimize eye strain (especially when using multiple monitors), this would be a tremendous usability improvement.

    5 votes
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  13. Command line argument for excluded test visibility in report

    User can hide excluded items in Visual Studio by setting MetricsTreeShowExcludedMetrics value to false. But if you use command line tool for CI it outputs all test and sets html class to "excluded childNode".
    It would be nice to have setting ShowExcludedMetrics argument in command line tool

    1 vote
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  14. Use project loaded in VS

    Hi.

    I want to be able to mark that nCrunch only use/load the projects that are loaded in VS.
    Since our solution are becoming big, I use Funnel to load only the projects I need for my current task. But nCrunch still load all projects in my solution file.

    2 votes
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  15. Support the new PackageReference nodes in VS 2017 project files.

    Currently NCrunch can't build projects that use the new PackageReference structure for NuGet packages as opposed to the "old" packages.config.

    Workaround is to use the old method.

    6 votes
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  16. Code Coverage Suppression on Next Line Only

    On unit tests where you check for expected exceptions the end of the method can't be reached, so the line with the closing curly bracket keeps uncovered.

    Placing a no coverage comment directly after the closing curly bracket works.

    If you reorganize your code by using automated tools such like CodeMaid or ReSharper, the no coverage comment does not stay after the designated line and you have to adjust that by hand again (and again...).

    Introducing a suppression comment like
    "// ncrunch: no coverage next"
    which can be placed directly over the closing curly brackets would be moved as expected,…

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  17. Do not automatically perform a build if tests are set to run manually

    We have some projects that are very expensive to build. Since I would like to see the output of the last test, I do not want to disable NCrunch completely, but the build engine keeps building the projects even when the tests are all set to run manually and I haven't yet started a test. I would like the option to defer the build until a test is scheduled for execution.

    3 votes
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  18. Show source code in code coverage report

    In the code coverage report, we would like to be able to navigate into the source code files and see which lines are covered, much like OpenCover does. Here is a screenshot of that feature in OpenCover:

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/38kj2wr5bczbtls/OpenCover%20Source%20Code%20Coverage%20Example.PNG?dl=0

    Our developers love using NCrunch. We would like to use NCrunch for our CI process, especially because it would unify the development and CI environments. The organization is hesitant to use NCrunch for CI without the ability to drill down into the source code in the report to see what lines of code were covered when the CI job ran.

    1 vote
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  19. 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.

    8 votes
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