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Jan 9, 2023

Marco Rossignoli is a Dev at Microsoft on the .NET Test Platform and Code coverage team. He's also the co-maintainer of the Coverlet Collector NuGet package, which has over 100M downloads.


Topics of Discussion:

[1:15] Jeffrey talks about the architect forums he’s hosting and facilitating in 2023. You can register here.

[2:53] Marco talks about how he got into code coverage.

[6:44] Why is code coverage even useful to measure?

[12:40] How does Coverlet work and how is it different from the old ones? How do you run it?

[20:30] Is there any difference in how it works between Azure Pipelines or GitHub Actions or TeamCity?

[21:40] With multiple test suites running, how does Coverlet support pulling all the results together so that you get the one number of code coverage?

[23:40] Report generator merges all of the reports.

[25:16] What exactly is Cobertura?

[26:02] Marco shares why he is excited about Coverlet and the many opportunities it gives us in the future.


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