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  1. Using XBox as NCrunch Grid node server

    When i'm programming my xbox is idle. it would be awesome if I could run ncrunch builds and test on it.

    10 votes
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    • When showing coverage for specific tests show icon against them in 'NCrunch Tests' view

      When I show coverage for a specific test I trace through the code paths which are being executed using the per line coverage, however sometimes I then need to debug through that test, it would be nice if I could easily see which test is currently showing coverage so I can debug it

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      • Clean up the noise when an AssertFailedException (or similar) is thrown

        When an assertion in a test fails, you get the full stack trace of the AssertFailedException, which is noisy. For instance:

        Microsoft.VisualStudio.TestTools.UnitTesting.AssertFailedException: Assert.AreEqual failed. Expected:<1200>. Actual:<900>.
        at Microsoft.VisualStudio.TestTools.UnitTesting.Assert.HandleFail(String assertionName, String message, Object[] parameters)
        at Microsoft.VisualStudio.TestTools.UnitTesting.Assert.AreEqual[T](T expected, T actual, String message, Object[] parameters)
        at Microsoft.VisualStudio.TestTools.UnitTesting.Assert.AreEqual[T](T expected, T actual)
        at TestInheritance.Tests.RectangleTests.AreaAfterSettingHeightWidth() in d:\[some likely really long path]\RectangleTests.cs:line 22

        Of all the above information, the only pertinent information is the message text of the exception and the bottom of the stack where the assertion failure happened. For instance:

        Assert.AreEqual failed. Expected:<1200>. Actual:<900>.
        at TestInheritance.Tests.RectangleTests.AreaAfterSettingHeightWidth() in d:\users\floyd.may\documents\visual studio 2012\Projects\TestInheritance\TestInheritance.Tests\RectangleTests.cs:line 22

        Ideally, for MSTest, NUnit,…

        14 votes
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        • SSL support for NCrunch Grid Node server

          Its a must for remote grid nodes

          5 votes
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          • Add support for custom delegates with MSpec

            MSpec supports Custom delegates.

            https://github.com/machine/machine.specifications/blob/master/Source/Examples/Example.CustomDelegates/Delegates.cs

            Currently NCrunch seems hardcoded to "It", it would be great to support also custom delegates annotated with the AssertDelegate-Attribute

            2 votes
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            • Ignore Categories of tests

              Note that this isn't the same thing as the enging mode not having a Category automatically run, etc. See http://forum.ncrunch.net/yaf_postsm6015_Ignore-categories-of-tests.aspx for more info.

              21 votes
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              • Use consistent wording in settings

                When you describe the Spinner colours you use inconsistent language:
                For example,
                Outer circle colour on build failure
                AND
                Text colour when the build has failed

                Should be:
                Text colour on build failure

                3 votes
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                • Visual marker in far left margin when code is collapsed to definition

                  For those developers who do code maintenance by collapsing code to definitions (use Outlining Collapse) we can't see which tests in the file are failing at a glance. To see that we have to expand all the code to see the red/green markers.
                  All that would be needed is to promote a red or green top level marker to the far left margin to show us what test is failing in the file (when test method is collapsed).

                  7 votes
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                  • Support Xamarin

                    Build an addin for Xamarin studio

                    26 votes
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                    • Show indication that the build is failing

                      Right now when the build is failing the line indication is that the test is failing. Technically, it is true. For the developer however, a failing running test, and a non compiling tests require different responses.

                      The spinner shows when the build is failing, but is in a very inaccessible placement on the far bottom right. This is not a place that we're used to looking at.

                      It would be much better, in my opinion, to have the line-dot color change to indicate build failure in addition to the spinner.

                      2 votes
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                      • Reorganize settings based on events, not entities

                        E.g.,
                        On build Failure:
                        Outer Circle Colour – Dark Brown
                        Text Colour – Green
                        Line Marker Colour – Brown
                        Background music – Ride of the Valkyries

                        On Test Failure
                        Outer Circle Colour – Red
                        Text Colour – Black
                        Line Marker Colour – Red
                        Background music – God Defend Visual Studio
                        ….

                        The reason is that humans are conditioned to think in terms of events. When “this” happens, I want “That”.
                        I.e., instead of thinking of
                        an entity, and all the events that can affect it,
                        we human like to consider
                        an event, and all the entities that are affected by…

                        2 votes
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                        • Exclude from Metrics Aggregation by wildcard

                          Allow user to exclude files from Metrics Aggregation by wildcard. As an example, I'd like to exclude all *Designer.cs files from being counted.

                          14 votes
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                          • Create an option to enable NCrunch only when on A/C power

                            I almost always develop on a laptop - but sometimes while travelling, and sometimes plugged in. I'd like NCrunch to automatically disable itself when I'm on battery power - it does suck energy like crazy - and then re-enable itself when I'm back on the grid.

                            11 votes
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                            • Force tests to run inside the same process

                              NCrunch spins up multiple processes to run tests. This is great most of the time.

                              But if a suite of tests has some expensive setup that only needs to happen once, that setup will run once for each process. Increasing the overall time it takes to run the whole test suite.

                              Provide a mechanism to force (suggest) NCrunch to run 2 tests in the same process. Something like a [SharedContext("Name")] attribute. Then when 2 or more tests are queued that have the same shared context, NCrunch should run those in the same process.

                              3 votes
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                              • Show number of lines uniquely covered by a test

                                Today, the test fail/pass indicators on each line show which tests are executing that line.

                                I would like to have an option (maybe in the Metrics window) which tells me the number of lines covered solely by one test.

                                My goal behind is to identify code that is only run by few system/integration tests and clearly needs more tests. Such tests might start/run half of the system just to prepare a test so that - from the coverage point of view - the code looks like to be covered but - from the testing point of view - actually isn't…

                                3 votes
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                                • Option to disable stylecop MSBuild integration

                                  Currently, FxCop Analysis can be switched off for Performance reasons. For the same reason it would be great to have a Setting where the StyleCop build Integration (http://www.nuget.org/packages/StyleCop.MSBuild/) can be switched off as well.

                                  An additional benefit would be that there is no need anymore to occasionally reset the NCrunch test pipeline because of build failures (it cannot copy the StyleCop NuGet package which is at that time in use by another NCrunch process).

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Show risk information in code margin.

                                    Show colour indicator and number indicator. Number will show how many tests cover that method and colour will say if its enough tests to fill safe.

                                    2 votes
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                                    • make grid nodes discoverable on the network

                                      I think it would be great to use zeroconf or some such to provide a way to find available grid nodes on the network. Having to know the name or ip of each machine is cumbersome.

                                      Would suggest requiring the user to assign trust to the nodes before they get used for any calculations though.

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Risk/Progress window move to toolbar (status bar) with progress bar. Add text "xxx/yyy test pass"

                                        Risk/Progress window move to toolbar (status bar) with progress bar. Add text "xxx/yyy test pass"

                                        Reason: unable dock this windows in right position when clip/unclip (auto hide ) dock panels.

                                        1 vote
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                                        • Ncrunch Metrics Filter

                                          The inclusion of a filter in the Metrics folder would be great. At the moment I have to export to excel and filter which doe snot give me a lot of options. Filtering by name and project and ability to exclude would be great

                                          3 votes
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