How to data bind a Visual Studio 2013 Coded UI Test

Problem I need to run the same Coded UI Test with different data. Solution Data bind your Coded UI Test.  To data bind a test in Visual Studio you just need access to the data source and add attributes to the test. For this example we are going to use a simply CSV file.  So add a new t... [More]

I keep getting error when I run tcm.exe

Problem: I keep getting the following error when I attempt to run tcm.exe from the command line: “A test run must be created with at least one test case.” Solution: Open MTM and check the status of the test case from the Test tab.  Make sure the test case state is not Error.  If it is ... [More]

KB2870699 issue is fixed

Problem: All my Coded UI Test start failing because they can't find the controls.  Solution: Install Visual Studio Update 4 Further Information Download RC4

Trackyon CUIT Helpers

Trackyon LLC CUIT Helpers The Coded UI Test (CUIT) Helpers from Trackyon LLC allows IIS Express or Visual Studio Development Server (Cassini Web server) to be started by your test.  This prevents Coded UI Test from beginning without a server running. Features: Start and Stop IIS Express S... [More]

KB2870699 breaks Coded UI Test

Problem: All my Coded UI Test start failing because they can't find the controls.  Solution: Uninstall KB2870699 - MS13-069: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer: September 10, 2013. Explanation: After my machine applied several windows updates all my Coded UI Test that were wo... [More]

More fun with CUIT

Problem: I have a CUIT that does not run as fast as I would like. Solution: Use the Coded UI Test Editor in Feature Pack 2 to adjust the actions recorded. Explanation:

What to do when my CUIT thows a PlaybackFailureException

Updated (Oct 11, 2011) Problem: I have a textbox that has a maximum length of five characters. I want to record a Data Driven CUIT to test that you cannot type in more than five characters.  However, when I attempt to set the textbox to a six character value the CUIT throws a PlaybackFailureE... [More]

CUIT Demo of Feature Pack 2 Coded UI Test Editor

Problem: I have a Coded UI Test that is failing on Playback. Solution: Use the Coded UI Test Editor in Feature Pack 2 to adjust the UI Map and add actions to your test. Explanation: I felt a write up would be too hard to follow so I recorded a video instead which you can watch below. In this ... [More]