Entries by Stephen McCafferty

Generating Code Behind Files using MSBuild

Since SpecFlow 1.9, your can generate the code-behind files for feature files (*.feature.cs) at compile time. To do so, you need to use a MSBuild Task. Pros Feature files and code-behind files are always in sync No need to check the feature.cs files into your source control system Works without Visual Studio Works for both […]

SpecFlow 3 VSIX Considerations

As announced here, we need to update the SpecFlow Visual Studio extension (VSIX) for SpecFlow 3. The updates mean the new extension will not be compatible with older versions of SpecFlow ( <2.3.2). We plan to update the SpecFlow Visual Studio extension with the SpecFlow 3-compatible version when SpecFlow 3 is officially released. Note that […]

Hacktoberfest – Contribute to Open Source Projects (including SpecFlow)!

Hacktoberfest is an annual event lasting from 1-31 October, aimed at encouraging contributions to open source projects. Hacktoberfest is open to everyone, from seasoned contributors to first-time contributors. During Hacktoberfest, pull requests you contribute to open source projects are counted. The first 50,000 contributors to reach 5 PRs will receive a T-shirt as a thank […]

SpecFlow+ LivingDoc Updated to 0.2.6

SpecFlow+ LivingDoc has been updated to 0.2.6 and is now available on the Visual Studio marketplace. New features and UI Improvements When searching, nodes in the tree are only displayed if they contain the search term directly, or if a child node contains the search term. Nodes with no hits are now hidden. Indirect matches […]

SpecFlow+ LivingDoc 0.2.2 Released

SpecFlow+ LivingDoc 0.2.2 has been released and is available on the Visual Studio marketplace. This version includes a number of QOL improvements for managing builds: New features You can now select a project language in the build task itself. The previous fallback was to use English as the language of the feature files. This would […]

Xray Support for SpecFlow in JIRA

We are pleased to announce that Xray, a test management solution for JIRA, now supports SpecFlow+ Runner. Many software development teams work with JIRA, but integrating SpecFlow with JIRA can be challenging. Xray helps out by allowing you to manage tests in JIRA, generate the corresponding feature files, and import your test results so they […]