Code coverage is most valuable as a feedback mechanism for test-driven or agile development methodologies. Both of these methods rely on a developmental feedback loop that promotes the addition of features while maintaining a predictable quality level.

Covering .NET Code With NCover Desktop

NCover Desktop is an essential tool in helping developers find where they can improve their tests, and their code, as early in the development cycle as possible. Effective tests are critical for delivering high quality code, reducing risks and maintenance costs, and increasing customer…   Continue Reading

Take Command Of Your NCover Code Coverage Projects

Although many users preference the ease and convenience of  exporting, modifying and creating code coverage projects through the NCover GUI, there may be situations when you prefer to directly manage projects from the command line or as part of a scripted process.  In these…   Continue Reading

Code Coverage with NCover and UFT / QTP

Code Coverage with NCover and UFT / QTP Automated testing is key to any productive QA team. We at NCover often work with teams using any number of test automation solutions to simplify their test processes.  One of the solutions that we encounter frequently is…   Continue Reading

Pre-Instrumentation For Windows Store Apps

Pre-Instrumentation For Windows Store Apps The last three posts concerning pre-instrumentation for NCover have provided a first look at scripting and project integration. A key factor in the addition of this feature to NCover is the growth in popularity of Windows Store (sandboxed) applications….   Continue Reading

Pre-Instrumentation Targets for MSBuild

Pre-Instrumentation Targets for MSBuild The flexibility of NCover pre-instrumentation has been demonstrated in two previous articles describing both the NCover Pre-Instrumentation and the Pre-Instrumentation for Continuous Integration. Pre-instrumentation for coverage collection with NCover can also be integrated directly into MSBuild projects. MSBuild targets are the…   Continue Reading

Coverage with Multiple Test Assemblies

With NCover it’s easy to get coverage results for a single test assembly, but in some cases you may have multiple test assemblies related to a single component. In most cases, you would simply run each set of tests and merge the results into…   Continue Reading

Best Practices for .NET Code Coverage

We have been covering code for over a decade. During that time, we have learned a lot from our customers on how to make the most out of implementing meaningful code coverage to teams. We thought it may help if we put together some…   Continue Reading

Code Coverage – The Peace Maker?

In business we find ourselves interacting with people from different departments and with varying goals and input on a particular project. Sometimes all of these people and objectives align perfectly and everything works smoothly with your project on time and under budget. However, other…   Continue Reading