Sachin Rekhi's Ramblings

On Mastering DB Development with Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals

Browse by Tags

Tagged Content List
  • Blog Post: Disabling triggers to support data generation

    Jamie Laflen, Tech Lead for database unit testing, has developed a code sample to show you how to automatically disable triggers to support data generation. The scenario is that you have delete or insert triggers defined on your database that inhibit proper test data generation. So this sample...
  • Blog Post: Common Regular Expressions

    Gert Drapers has a great post on taking full advantage of the regular expression generator. He shows you some very useful regular expressions that you’ll want to take advantage of in creating meaningful test data using the data generation feature in Team Edition for Database Professionals. Check...
  • Blog Post: Change in Test Conditions \ Generators Extension File in CTP7

    I wanted to make sure everyone was aware of a change that we have made in the extensions file for both custom Test Conditions & Generators in CTP7. We now perform xsd validation over the xml file and thus require the extensions xml to appropriately map to the required xsd. This thus requires...
  • Blog Post: DevConnections Presentation: Database Unit Testing

    I wanted to make available the other presentation that I gave at Dev Connections in Las Vegas , Nevada this week as well. You can find the title, synopsis, and powerpoint deck below. SDB310: Database Unit Testing with Team Edition for Database Professionals Come learn how to best leverage Team...
  • Blog Post: DevConnections Presentation: The Database Development Process

    This week I attended the Dev Connections series of conferences in Las Vegas , Nevada . I had a great time giving several presentations on Team Edition for Database Professionals, as well as interacting with many excited customers about their experiences thus far with the product. I thought I would...
  • Blog Post: Creating a custom data generator: PersonGenerator

    One of the most exciting extensibility points in Team Edition for Database Professionals is the ability to create your own custom data generator. Team Data will ship with a comprehensive set of data generators to generate data for almost all data types as well as to generate more sophisticated data using...
  • Blog Post: Extensibility in Team Edition for Database Professionals

    I just gave a presentation at the annual Visual Studio Partner Summit on extensibility points in Team Edition for Database Professionals. So I thought it would be a great opportunity to share this on my blog as well. When I think of the extensibility points, I typically group them in three categories...
  • Blog Post: Link: Walkthrough of test data generation

    Cameron Skinner, Product Unit Manager (the guy who runs the product group), has a great post with a walkthrough of the test data generation tool. You can find it here: http://blogs.msdn.com/camerons/archive/2006/06/30/652407.aspx He shows you exactly how to put this puppy to use. Go ahead and read...
  • Blog Post: A better approach to test data generation

    Anytime you are doing any sort of serious database development, you’ll need realistic test data to verify your system. There are several commonly used approaches to test data generation: § Use production data for testing purposes . Typically you do this either by using old production data or by...
Page 1 of 1 (9 items)