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Software Testing using Visual Studio 2010 by S. Subashni, N. Satheesh Kumar

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Generic tests

Generic tests are ways to integrate third-party tests into Visual Studio. There could be applications which use third party components or services which have to be tested as part of the whole system testing. In this case, we cannot have our own custom test methods or testing created for the third party component as we may not know the logic and the details of how the component is built. In order to test the third party component, Generic Test types in Visual Studio act as wrappers for executing these third-party tests within the boundary of Visual Studio. Once they are wrapped, we can execute these generic tests like any other test through Visual Studio IDE.

The third-party tests should adhere to the following conditions to be categorized ...

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