Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 uses the Microsoft Visual Studio Test platform for automation testing. This platform provides a comprehensive set of tools and services for building, managing, and running tests for desktop, web, and cloud applications.
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How do you create an automated unit test in Visual Studio 2017?
Open the Visual Studio 2017 IDE.
In the File menu, select New > Project.
In the New Project dialog, expand the Visual C# > Test category, and then select Unit Test Project.
Specify a name and location for the project, and then click OK.
In the New Unit Test Project dialog, select the .NET Framework version that you want to target, and then click OK.
In the Solution Explorer, right-click the UnitTest1.cs file, and then select Rename.
Rename the file to
In the code editor, delete the existing UnitTest1 class, and then paste in the following code:
public class UnitTest1
public void TestMethod1()
// TODO: Add your test code here
Replace the TODO comment with your test code.
In the Test Explorer window, select Run
How do I perform a unit test in Visual Studio 2017?
Open Visual Studio 2017.
Navigate to the solution or project you want to test.
In the Solution Explorer, select the solution or project you want to test.
Click the Test menu item.
Click the Unit Test menu item.
Enter the name of the unit test class.
Click the Create button.
The unit test class will be created in the current solution or project.
Is Visual Studio used for testing?
Yes, Visual Studio can be used for testing purposes. However, it is not the only tool that can be used for testing and there are other tools available that may be better suited for specific types of testing.
How do I run an automated test case in Visual Studio?
In Visual Studio, open the Test Explorer window.
In the Test Explorer window, select the test case you want to run.
Right-click the test case and select Run Selected Tests.
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