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  1. Build solution for execution

    It would be great to take advantage of NCrunch's ability to build a solution in the background with every change; to keep the solution bin's up to date and remove the need to build in visual studio.

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    • Filter tests with build configuration

      I would like to add a new condition to the test filter builder, "Build Configuration" that would allow filtering tests based on the currently selected build configuration.

      My use case is for integration tests that take a long time to run. I want to run these when the "Release" build configuration is selected. Running all tests in the solution is not suitable as some tests are only for running manually.

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      • Pin all test under the tests tree node

        It would be nice to have ability to pin all tests inside specific node in the "Tests" window. Currently it only works for classes. It would be super convenient to have it working with other nodes (based on groupping) - namespaces, projects, ect.

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        • Build on line "commit" insead of each character typed

          I would like the ability to be able to set NCrunch to only build my solution and run my tests after a new line of code is entered or an existing line of code has been edited.
          I find the feedback I get from VS more than enough while writing my line of code and would much rather have NCrunch working on giving me feedback on my solution up to the point where I added/edited the last complete line of code while typing the next.
          This would allow me to run many more test (as NCrunch has the time between…

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          • Move ">" test marker up to the method name

            This would leave the marker visible when the method is collapsed.

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            • Option to select Test Suites dynamically

              We run all our tests from CI server (Jenkins).

              Currently, we add category to each test case. The NCrunch Engines are predefined (which is a huge number), with "Has category" option. When the runs are triggered, the predefined NCrunch Engine is selected for execution (from Console tool)

              This limits our option to trigger different combination of Test Suites from CI server.

              Could you please add the option to be able to dynamically create NCrunch Engines or define the Test Suites.

              For e.g, all test cases has a unique ID. I would like to pass the test case ID's and NCrunch…

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              • Option to run all test in current .cs file

                I would be nice if I could tell NCrunch to run all tests in the current file.

                Often related tests are implemented in the same .cs file. Some of the projects I work on are too large to leave ncrunch running all the time, so an option to just run all tests in a certain file would be really helpful.

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                • Add short exception message column in Tests window

                  If there are multiple tests failing, you need to click each one and expand the bottom part of the window to read the text dump. It would save a lot of time if I could see the exception message beside each test. Especially for Asserts where I just want to see the expected value vs the actual value.

                  Ideally the message is formatted as "{Message} [{ExceptionType}]". AggregateException etc should be unwrapped when creating the short message.

                  4 votes
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                  • Support NSubstitute

                    ...my favorite, fluent syntax mocking tool.

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                    • License server - Show client version

                      On the license management page, show the client version for each line. This way I know who should update their clients.

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                      • Make the test timeout depends on RepeatAttribute (NUnit)

                        The default timeout is 60 sec. One can change that value but it would be nice if NCrunch could adapt timeout based on the number of repetitions of the same test (in respect of RepeatAttribute of NUnit).
                        Today, if I specify a timeout of 120 sec, that timeout is applied no matter how much times the test is repeated in the same tests session.

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                        • User custom performance metrics (displayed with performance metrics)

                          My prime use case would be counting and measuring SQL queries (would make easier to monitor impact of changes by other developpers).

                          Hovering the green/red marker next to a line would display the count and total time for each custom metric.

                          This could be implemented with a simple attribute like NCrunch.MetricAttribute("SQL") that would be added on functions and/or with a IDisposable scope (using(NCrunch.Metric("SQL")).

                          They would be noop when not compiled by NCrunch.

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                          • Filter to show running tests.

                            Hi, I'd like to have a new filter option along side the "show passing/failing/unexecuted/ignored tests" buttons which would allow me to "show running tests". My use case would be to have show enabled for failing, unexecuted, and running tests -- so I can more clearly see what NCrunch is up to at any given moment.

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                            • enable debug on ignored tests

                              Often I get to the end of a TDD run and create a total integration test. This test necessarily hits dev database and http endpoints. I want to carefully control the execution of this test, not have it run continually. Ergo, I ignore it. Right clicking on the now "ignored" tests, I see the options to debug, but they don't do anything.

                              It would be perfect if I could step into and debug ignored tests.

                              3 votes
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                              • Show coverage on LOC even when tests are excluded

                                We have a lot of integration tests that interact with the database, and as such, we flag these to be excluded from NCrunch using an attribute/customized engine mode.

                                While that is great, I would still like to be notified that the actual LOC are covered by something. Right now, I get the white dot/"no coverage"

                                It would be nice to still mark these lines as covered by a test - even if its excluded. Mark it with some other color, and let me drill into the tests in the test suite.

                                6 votes
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                                • Make pending test colors configurable

                                  I find finished tests (solid color) difficult to distinguish from pending tests (semi-translucent). I suggest making this configurable, either by allowing the user to specify the alpha for pending tests, or by providing completely separate color choices for pending test states.

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Allow the NCrunch Tests window to nest/group by Class

                                    i have my tests setup like this:

                                    public class CalculatorTests{
                                    public class AddMethod{
                                    [Fact]
                                    public void DoesAdd() { /**/ }
                                    }
                                    }

                                    I'd like to be able to see the tests grouped by class so I can ignore (for example) all the 'AddMethod' tests. I appreciate I could do this by categories, but it'd be a nice addition.

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                                    • Update CodeLens test stats

                                      In Visual Studio 2015, Code Lens shows me 0 passing tests, while NCrunch shows me all green markers.
                                      Maybe it is possible for NCrunch to update the CodeLens test statistics.

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                                        • Hotkey to skip sliding build window

                                          I have a sliding build window turned on as my tests can be fairly intensive to run. Sometimes, however, I'm done making a change and don't want to wait for the sliding window to activate. It'd be nice to have a hotkey to bypass the sliding window on demand.

                                          I take advantage of all the other fantastic hotkeys around running tests immediately, so this isn't a very big deal. But it'd be nice to have. :)

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