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Jamie Cansdale is my hero

I've had a minor epiphany in the last week or so.  For some boneheaded reason I never caught onto TestDriven.Net's "Repeat Test Run" feature until I saw somebody mention it on a comment to Ayende's post.  I promptly went into VS.Net and set up keyboard shortcuts for "Repeat Test Run" & "Repeat with Debugging."  No more hunting around in the open window list trying to get back to the test fixture, just go "CTRL-2" or "CTRL-3" (my mappings) and run the last test.  Anything that makes the mechanics simpler just frees your mind for the meatier thinking work.

It's a deceptively simple looking tool, but there's goodness galore in TestDriven.Net.

Tips on setting up the keyboard shortcuts:


About Jeremy Miller

Jeremy is the Chief Software Architect at Dovetail Software, the coolest ISV in Austin. Jeremy began his IT career writing "Shadow IT" applications to automate his engineering documentation, then wandered into software development because it looked like more fun. Jeremy is the author of the open source StructureMap tool for Dependency Injection with .Net, StoryTeller for supercharged acceptance testing in .Net, and one of the principal developers behind FubuMVC. Jeremy's thoughts on all things software can be found at The Shade Tree Developer at http://codebetter.com/jeremymiller.
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  • http://codebetter.com/blogs/jeremy.miller jmiller

    In that case, you’re my hero too Ralf.

  • http://rkse.blogspot.com/ Ralf Kretzschmar

    Well, it was me noticing that Oren didn’t use that function in his screen cast. Actually I’m kind of proud that my comment was of some help to you. I benefit a lot from your blog posts and I am glad that I could give you something back.
    Keep up your good work!

  • http://weblogs.asp.net/bsimser Bil Simser

    Egads! What a gem. Great tip, now I’m happily running my tests more often, as if that’s even possible!

  • http://www.evanhoff.com/ Evan

    very cool..i’ll have to play with that tomorrow

  • Dan

    Literally about two hours ago, I was thinking how awsome it would be if you could do this. Weird how that happens some times…

    Thanks again.