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Data Driven Testing – Separating Automation Code from Test Data

By Paul Cooper, Senior Performance Test Engineer

Test automation can be a costly time consuming endeavor. Often automation code and test data become entangled, leading to both fragile tests and fragile automation code. Once that happens, new tests will require programming to implement them. This helps us understand why testers now need coding skills. Design changes to the application, such as changing where or how a value is input, will also require updating the automation code and in turn may disrupt the test data.

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Binding a Floating Point Property to a TextBox With a StringFormat in WPF

By Ken Walker Senior Software Engineer

Microsoft’s WPF bindings are a fine piece of technology. They are flexible and powerful, allowing changes to your objects’ properties to ripple through the rest of your application with a minimal amount of coding effort.
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