JetBrains has announced the availability of JetBrains dotCover 2.0, the latest version of the company’s .NET code coverage tool for developers.
the maker of popular productivity-enhancing toolssuch as IDEA IntelliJfor software
developers, has released a major update version of dotCover, the companys .NET
code coverage tool.
The new dotCover 2.0 helps .NET developers
easily see how thoroughly their applications are covered with unit tests.
Initially released as a code coverage add-in to JetBrains ReSharper, dotCover
now includes its own unit test runner supporting multiple unit testing
frameworks. ReSharper is a productivity tool for .NET developers using
Microsoft Visual Studio.
"Monitoring how your code is tested is a
great way to detect risk, and a best practice for delivering high-quality
applications to your customers," Ruslan Isakiev, dotCover lead developer
at JetBrains, said in a statement. "Now you can stay on top of this with
dotCover 2.0an all-in-one tool for running unit tests, analyzing code coverage
results and improving tests if needed."
New functionality in dotCover 2.0 includes a
bundled unit test runner; integration with Visual Studio 2012 Release
Candidate, in addition to Visual Studio 2005, 2008 and 2010; and filters
against irrelevant code based on specific attributes, JetBrains said in a press
dotCover supports many unit testing
frameworks, including MSTest, NUnit, xUnit and MSpec. It also integrates with
ReSharper's unit testing tools, so developers can choose between using ReSharper's
unit test runner or dotCover's own.
In addition, dotCover analyzes
statement-level code coverage, detects which unit tests cover any particular
location in code, and highlights covered and uncovered code directly in Visual
Studio code editor. With dotCover, developers can easily aggregate data from
multiple sessions, merge snapshots and generate XML-based reports. dotCover
also supports the NDepend .NET code quality tool.
A dotCover commercial license is available as
a limited-time offer at $149 per seat, including one year of upgrades to new
releases. To learn more about dotCover and try it free for 30 days, developers can go here.
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