Visual Studio 2005

[How Do I:] Use Generic Tests?

By Chris Menegay|5 minutes|
A generic test is an existing program that is wrapped and made available as a test in Visual Studio Team System. In this video we see a demonstration of how a wrapped shell program accepts an input value from our test environment and how the program's output value is used to determine whether the test passed or failed.


This article was originally created on July 16, 2007

Author Information

Chris Menegay

Chris Menegay – Chris Menegay is a Development Process Specialist for Notion Solutions, Inc., a consulting and training firm specializing in software development process and Visual Studio Team System. He has been working with Visual Studio Team System full-time since 2004. Chris has been working closely with Microsoft since 2004 to understand the direction of Visual Studio Team System and working with customers to improve their software development teams by implementing the tools effectively. Chris has worked with a variety of companies ranging in size from 50 employees up to Fortune 100 companies. He has written white papers and articles on Team System for MSDN and MSDN Magazine. Chris is a Microsoft MVP (Team System), a Microsoft Regional Director and a member of the INETA Speakers Bureau.