Complex software environments require more in-depth testing. This book delivers the detailed guidance you need to plan and execute testing for the solutions you develop with Microsoft PATTERNS & PRACTICES application blocks. Whether you_re customizing the application blocks or integrating them into existing applications, you_ll understand the key considerations for verifying that your code meets its requirements for performance, availability, scalability, compatibility, globalization, and security features. You_ll find code examples, sample test cases, and checklists that demonstrate how to plan and implement each type of test; the guide also recommends tools to use to run the tests. While this book was designed specifically for use in testing Microsoft PATTERNS & PRACTICES application blocks, it also provides an excellent resource for testing other .NET code. All PATTERNS & PRACTICES guides are reviewed and approved by Microsoft engineering teams, consultants, partners, and customers_delivering accurate, real-world information that_s been technically validated and tested. Microsoft Press Staff is the author of 'Microsoft Testing .NET Application Blocks Version 1.0; Patterns & Practices', published 2005 under ISBN 9780735622203 and ISBN 0735622205.