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  1. Install the service as "Automatic (Delayed Start)"

    Really small change, but can the Grid Node server install with the service option of Delayed Start rather than Automatic.

    The only difference is that there will be roughly a 2 minute delay before NCrunch gets started after a server restart, but it means that the server will have had chance to settle down before NCrunch starts running builds and tests.

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    • Test result icon next to method name

      In the text editor when all the test methods are collapsed, we cannot see which test have failed.

      If an icon next to the method declaration was also displayed we could know which one needs to be expanded and work on without the need to look at the overall NCrunch test window.

      4 votes
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      • Implement Ctrl+A shortcut in NCrunch configuration grid

        For the moment it's possible to select more than one project but only holding Ctrl key and clicking on each project.

        3 votes
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        • Separate 'successfully completed' and 'failed tasks' in the Processing Queue window

          The NCrunch Processing Queue window currently has 3 toggles:
          - Pending tasks
          - Tasks being processed
          - Completed tasks

          The last of these has both the successfully completed and the failed tasks. However, I find that confusing and inconsistent:

          - The icon on the toggle button is a checkmark. The icon for successful tasks is a checkmark, while the icon for a failed task is a red "X".
          - The NCrunch Tests window also has successful and failed "tasks", in this case the tests. However here there are two toggles, one for successful and one for failed tests.

          3 votes
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          • Support Windows Runtime Components

            Support C++ Windows Runtime Components. These are used in Windows Store projects. One of the cool things about WinRT is that you can mix and match languages. I'm not talking about running tests against C++, just allow referencing them. Currently even referencing a component breaks NCrunch compilation for the whole solution.

            4 votes
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            • Add filter in "test popup" window

              So I navigate code and possible spot an issue, I click on line to bring up the "tests covering this line" and I am interested in a test containing a string e.g. "NoOfQueries" but I am a bit overwelmed with the no of tests for this code so I cannot find it.

              Current workaround is to pin all tests covering it, and then add a text filter in the Tests window (and then unpin all tests which kindof ruins my current "pinned tests scope").

              1 vote
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              • cover

                When collapsing a method have another icon next to it indicating the coverage.

                It can have 5 colors:
                Black - no cover
                Green - 100% covering tests. All tests pass
                Red - 100% covering tests with at least one failing test
                Blue - Contains some passing tests but also there are lines of code that are not covered by tests
                Orange - Contains some failing tests but also there are lines of code that are not covered by tests

                2 votes
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                • Allow a test project to be excluded from creating inline code coverage

                  Inline code coverage is great for unit tests, but when integration tests are also instrumented we lose the granularity of coverage.

                  N.B Our integration tests are for testing the interaction of our classes either with each other, or 3rd party libraries. So running them in ncrunch and getting test failure notifications straight away is useful for us.

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                      • Support more than one workspace base path

                        I'm using a RAM-drive as my workspace base path and it often gets full (see complementary feature request here: https://ncrunch.uservoice.com/forums/245203-feature-requests/suggestions/6673500-cleanup-of-workspace). It would be nice to have a fallback solution so that when the target drive is full, it doesn't block the whole building process. This fallback solution could be the %temp%. I guess the best would be to try all workspaces in order.

                        So for example, in my case the workspace base path would be:
                        d:\;%temp%

                        2 votes
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                        • Create a 'Kill Currently Running Tests and Execute Selected Tests Immediately' button

                          The existing 'Run selected test(s) in new process' button just gives the selected tests high priority. This is very irritating when longer running tests are clogging the queue. I often go to the Processing Queue to kill the tests I don't care about so that my test will start sooner. Worse, sometimes the test I want runs together with long tests I don't want, so I can't kill just the long tests without removing my requested test as well. Just run my test, right now! The others can wait.

                          7 votes
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                          • Support IntelliTrace when debugging tests

                            At the moment I am unable to make use of IntelliTrace when debugging tests using the NCrunch test runner.

                            I use IntelliTrace frequently while debugging, and find it especially useful when I want to look into ADO.Net calls from ORMs.

                            4 votes
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                            • Add a performance view (or data export) to help find performance bottlenecks

                              Give us access to the line-by-line performance/execution times data.
                              I'd love to have it as a single view or even just a data export, so I can easily identify bottlenecks in my code.

                              45 votes
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                              • Provide an engine mode to run only a specific project.

                                I have a solution that has many projects and each project has an associated test project. When I am working on project A, I only want NCrunch to run ATests, rather than ATests, BTests, CTests, etc. Currently, I can set the engine mode to pinned and pin my tests, but I have to manually pin all of the tests (I can only pin by class at most).

                                Also, I can setup a custom engine mode, but I would rather not have to have an engine mode per project.

                                Ideally, I would like a right-click option on a project in the…

                                3 votes
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                                • Cleanup of workspace

                                  For faster unit-testing, I am using a RAM-drive as workspace, with 4GB space.

                                  NCrunch keeps all old build artifacts around until they are no longer needed. In practice, this means that as I am working, the workspace keeps on filling up, since a change in one place which doesn't impact something else means both versions are kept in the workspace.

                                  As a result of this, the 4GB quickly get gobbled up, forcing me to cleanup by deactivating/activating NCrunch (which means everything gets rebuilt, even though this isn't necessary) or manually trying to delete as much as possible in the filesystem.

                                  8 votes
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                                  • Option to Build and Start Running Test Only on File Saves

                                    It would helpful to have an option where NCrunch does not start building the project and running tests until after I save the file. We've had some issues with this in a project I was on that had several thousand unit tests. This would be similar to the way Karma's auto-file watcher works for JavaScript unit testing.

                                    I'm aware of the sliding building delay - and it can help - but I feel it'd be better to just provide an option to not start processing until I save a file.

                                    43 votes
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                                    • Pause instead of disable enable

                                      I would love to just pause ncrunch at times instead of enabling and disabling which causes the solution to be rescanned again.

                                      35 votes
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                                      • Add the ExclusivelyUses attribute to the NCrunchConfiguration settings as an alternative to using the attribute.

                                        If you could control the ExclusivelyUses values for a test, project, or assembly from the NCrunch configuration settings as well as using the attribute, the projects and solutions would not need references to the NCrunch.Framework.dll. So, for teams where only some developers are using NCurnch, the settings are kept for that user.

                                        3 votes
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                                        • Show code coverage metric in the status bar next to "N"

                                          It would save a few clicks when code coverage would be displayed in the status bar next to "N" or instead of green "N".
                                          Besides, it would be a constant reminder of the current Code Coverage before the commits.

                                          12 votes
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