Feature Requests

  1. 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.

    1 vote
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  2. 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)

    1 vote
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  3. 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

    2 votes
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  4. Option to suppress TC service msg "NCrunch result: TestFailure" in console tool

    From https://forum.ncrunch.net/yafpostst2618NCrunch-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.

    1 vote
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  5. Visual Studio (Mac)

    Now that Visual Studio is available on the Mac, it would be nice for tools like this to be available for Mac users too.

    11 votes
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  6. Look at working with Live Share

    Visual Studio Live Share is a new collaborative sharing tool that is currently in development for both VS and VS Code.

    We are currently evaluating it, and we noticed that annoyingly, there is currently no way to have the nice dots / coverage NCrunch provides to remote guests.

    There is a task / issue logged with Live Share https://github.com/MicrosoftDocs/live-share/issues/125 which they seem interested in creating an API eventually.

    I think you guys should look at trying to integrate with this... as I believe Live Share looks to be on the right track at the moment... and having NCrunch integrated into…

    7 votes
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  7. VSTS Plugin to show the Code Coverage over time

    The console tool is cool to generate a report. If there would be a VSTS plugin to show the coverage absolut or over time this would be a great feature.

    3 votes
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  8. Support Expecto

    It would be great if NCrunch could integrate with Expecto (https://github.com/haf/expecto).

    11 votes
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  9. Standalone UI which can be used with every other IDE

    Here are some feature requests for Visual Studio Code and Rider. But these require deep Integration.

    But since VS 2017 sucks so much these days. It would be nice if we can use another IDE.

    I propose a standalone Version with the NCrunch with the UI and Windows which are currently in Visual Studio. But without Visual Studio.

    Of course this is not such a tight integration with the IDEs (not jumping to the code, debug and break into failing tests etc.) but would be a good start. And of course, it is only running tests on save because of…

    16 votes
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  10. Grid Node Serrvice Log On Credentials on Installation

    Set User Account for Grid Node Server on installation and/or Keep Log On Credentials an an Update.

    For .NET Core Projects it is needed that the builds or not running under the SYSTEM Account

    1 vote
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  11. Merge "custom environment variables" settings between shared/user settings.

    Today the "custom environment variables" are "all or nothing" between the layers, e.g. if you have 5 settings in "shared settings" and want a new one (or modify one) locally, you need to duplicate all 5 in "my settings" to avoid the other ones being "unset" in the test runner.

    I would like "my settings" to only override the ones I specify, so I can keep the 5 ones in "shared settings" being "active", and only add (or modify) 1 specific in "my settings".

    1 vote
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  12. Add "Title" field for simplified grid node management and identification

    As a NCrunch user, I would like to have an easy way to identify and manage my grid node while using distributing processing window.

    Currently, "server name" field is the only way to identify remote servers. With automated, disposable, DevOps-iified infrastructure, such identification is highly desiured. Out server names are random strings, such as this:

    MB-{RANDOM-8-CHARS}


    • MB-DMHJBDTDD

    • MB-THDRFBDF

    • MB-MKDHSVTD

    We don't really care or have control over this while scaling grid nodes infrastructure.

    It would be nice to have an additional field "Title" or "Display Title" for grid node so that we can have a human-readable name for randomly generated…

    0 votes
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  13. An option to automatically pin *modified* tests

    Most of the time, I only want to automatically run tests that I'm working on.

    So I use engine mode "Run pinned tests automatically, others manually". And manually pin tests I'm working on.

    Would be nice if NCrunch could automatically pin modified tests (detect changes of test methods and test classes), and automatically pin modified tests.

    I know we already have an option "Automatically pin newly discovered tests". Would be nice if there was another option "Automatically pin modified tests".

    4 votes
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  14. Attribute to identify type/methods that must have 100% code coverage

    It would be helpful to have NCrunch treat (or at least report) decreases in code coverage as "fail".

    For example, supporting an attribute that marks a project/class/method as "100% code coverage required".

    Or a larger flag such that any code coverage drop is a "failure". This would be a bit trickier to support as it may need to be include a way to identify a baseline. And it may be helpful to distinguish between coverage for old code vs coverage for new code.

    I think starting with a numeric attribute indicating the required coverage would give the biggest ROI --…

    2 votes
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  15. 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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  16. 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.

    197 votes
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  17. 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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  18. 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.

    6 votes
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  19. Mutation Testing

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

    11 votes
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  20. 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.

    24 votes
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