Friday, December 18, 2009

Running MSTest Standalone

It’s been a very long time since I posted on this blog – I’ve been quite busy with work as well as writing articles for (head over and check out my tips and Expert Answers).

I stumbled across this today—how-to guide to running MS Test standalone.

Full disclosure, during my last stint at Microsoft, I worked on this internally. However, I never disclosed how to do it. I do not know Shunra and I honor my non-disclosure to the fullest extent.

At the same time, I’m thrilled. MSTest is a great product and I’d really love it if MS produced a standalone version. According to this post by an MSFT employee, there’s a lot of discussion around it:

this is one of the things on a higher priorities that we are considering for a future release though this is yet being worked out as such there if no formal statement. I am pushing for this & may have a update in a couple months.

So who knows, maybe we’ll see something soon!